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Joseph Diaz vs. Jesus Perez fight date, start time, card, price and odds for 2024 boxing fight

Former world champion Joseph Diaz looks to win two straight fights for the first time since 2019-2020 when he faces Jesus Perez on February 15. The fight and card in California airs on DAZN worldwide. 

Diaz turned pro in 2012 and is a former NABF featherweight champion. “JoJo” lost his first pro fight in 2018 when he challenged Gary Russell Jr. for the WBC featherweight title. He beat Jesus Rojas that year to win the WBA featherweight belt and won the IBF super featherweight title in 2020 against Tevin Farmer. Moving divisions, Diaz won the interim WBC lightweight title against Javier Fortuna in 2021. However, he lost three straight fights after, with one against Devin Haney. 

The 31-year-old last fought in July, beating Jerry Perez. Diaz looks to regain momentum in this contest. 

“I am excited to let the boxing world know I’m back on track,” said Diaz. “My comeback continues on February 15. After this, I want all the top guys.”

WATCH: Joseph Diaz vs. Jesus Perez, live on DAZN

Perez turned pro in 2016. “Ricky” is 2-3 in his last five fights and 4-5 in his previous nine. He is on a two-fight losing streak, his last contest a decision loss in May against Brian Norman Jr.

“I know how important this fight is for me, a win over JoJo Diaz would open many great opportunities,” Perez said. “I am working extremely hard to put on a great performance. One thing for sure, the fans are going to get their money’s worth. It is going to be a war!”

The Sporting News will provide all you need to know about this fight, from time, channel, odds, card, and more. 

When is Joseph Diaz vs. Jesus Perez?

Diaz vs. Perez is on February 15 and starts at 6 p.m. ET. 

Region Date Main Card Start Time Main Event Ring Walks (approx.)
USA and Canada (ET) Thursday, February 15 6 p.m. ET 8:30 p.m. ET
USA and Canada (PT) Thursday, February 15 3 p.m. PT 5:30 p.m. PT
UK and Ireland Thursday, February 15 11 p.m. GMT 1:30 a.m. GMT (Fri, Feb. 16)
Australia Friday, February 16 10 a.m. AEDT 12:30 p.m. AEDT

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How to watch Joseph Diaz vs. Jesus Perez

Region TV channel Live streaming
Canada   DAZN
UK and Ireland DAZN 1 HD DAZN
Australia   DAZN

The Joseph Diaz vs. Jesus Perez fight card will be available via DAZN.

Now available as a Sky channel, DAZN 1 HD is exclusive to Sky.

Joseph Diaz vs. Jesus Perez price: How much does the card cost?

  • DAZN monthly subscription: $19.99 on a 12-month contract or $24.99 month-to-month in U.S. / $24.99 per month in Canada / £9.99 in the U.K. on a 12-month contract or £19.99 month-to-month / 13.99 AUD
  • DAZN annual subscription: $224.99 in U.S., $199.99 in Canada, £99.99 in the U.K.

WATCH: Joseph Diaz vs. Jesus Perez, live on DAZN

Where is Joseph Diaz vs. Jesus Perez?

The fight is in the The Commerce Casino & Hotel in California. 

Betting odds for Joseph Diaz vs. Jesus Perez

Here are the latest betting odds for the fight courtesy of DraftKings:

  • Diaz win: -700
  • Perez win: +450

Joseph Diaz record, bio

  • Nationality: American
  • Born: November 23, 1992
  • Height: 5-6
  • Reach: 64 inches
  • Total fights: 38
  • Record: 33-4-1 with 15 wins via knockout

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Jesus Perez record, bio

  • Nationality: Mexican
  • Born: June 16, 1997
  • Height: N/A
  • Reach: N/A
  • Total fights: 29
  • Record: 24-5 with 18 wins via knockout

Joseph Diaz vs. Jesus Perez fight card 

  • Joseph Diaz vs. Jesus Perez; Super Lightweights
  • Ricardo Sandoval vs. Jayson Mama; Flyweights
  • Eric Tudor vs. Luis Caraballo Ramos; Super Welterweights
  • Jorge Chavez vs. Dominique Griffin; Junior Featherweights
  • Joshua Garcia vs. Eric David Argueta Lozada; Super Featherweights
  • Sasha Tudor vs. Khati Fields; Middleweights
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