Boxing results: Jesus Antonio Perez Upsets JoJo Diaz!

By Ken Hissner - 02/16/2024 - Comments

At the Commerce Casino, Commerce, CA, Thursday over DAZN Oscar De La Hoya (Golden Boy Promotions) presented in the Main Event former 2012 Olympian and WBA Featherweight champion Joseph “Jo Jo” Diaz, Jr. who was upset by Jesus Antonio Perez.

In the Main Event former WBA Feather and current lightweight southpaw Joseph “Jo Jo” Diaz, Jr., 33-5-1 (15), #137 ½, of Downey, CA, was upset by Jesus “Ricky” Antonio Perez, 25-5 (18), #138 ¼, of Tijuana, Baja California, MEX, over 10 solid rounds.

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In the second round Perez came out scoring big backing up former champ Diaz for the entire round. In the third round’s midway point both were landed well to the chin of one another in a solid round. In the fourth rounds last half minute Perez landed half a dozen right uppercuts to the chin of Diaz.

In the fifth rounds final minute a frustrated Diaz threw Perez to the canvas costing him a point by Referee Thomas Taylor. In the sixth round Diaz came back well enough in an even round. In the seventh rounds midway point Perez had Diaz pinned in a corner with a vicious body attack.

In the eighth round the action continued with Perez looking for an upset in a close fight continued using a solid right to body and chin of Diaz.

In the ninth round a frustrated Diaz warned for dirty tactics. Perez continues outworking Diaz. In the tenth and final round Diaz had one of his best rounds but was it enough to pull out a win?

Scores were 96-94 Perez, 95-94 Diaz and 99-90. 96-93 KH.

In the co-feature Super Welter Eric Tudor, 10-1 (6), #153 ¼, of Ft. Lauderdale, FL, defeated Luis “Corazon de Oro” Ramos, 7-3-1 (7), #153 ¾, of Trujillo Alto, PR, over 8 rounds, coming off his first loss.

In the first round Romanian born Tudor used an effective jab to take the round. In the third rounds final minute Tudor landed a right on the chin rocking Ramos. From the fourth through the sixth rounds Tudor’s jab dominated.

In the seventh round Ramos hung in tough with Tudor having him hurt at the end of the round. In the eighth and final round Tudor tried for a stoppage but Ramos held up to the end. Referee Edward Hernandez, Sr.

Scores were all 80-72 as was KH.

Super Bantam Jorge Chavez, 10-0 (7), #123 ½, of Tijuana Baja CA, San Diego, CA, defeated Diuhl “Elegante” Olguin, 16-35-7 (10), #124, of Guadalajara, MEX, Oak Hills, CA, over 6 rounds, coming off the canvas in the first.

In the first round at the halfway point a jab on the chin from Olguin dropped Chavez for an 8-count from Referee Thomas Taylor. In the second and third rounds Chavez came back well to take both rounds. The fourth round could have gone either way.

In the fifth round Chavez did enough to take a close round. In the sixth and final round it ended in an all- action minute with Chavez taking a close one.

Scores were 60-54, 58-55 twice as well as KH.

Super Feather Joshua “El Americano” Garcia, 7-0 (4), #131 ¼, of Moreno Valley, CA, stopped Eric David Argueta Lozada, 1-1-1 (0), #130 ¾, of Mexico City, MEX, and L.A., CA, at 1:45 of the first round of a scheduled 4 rounds.

In the first round just over half a round a lead jab followed by a right from the taller Garcia on the chin and down went Lozada for an 8-count from Referee Gerald White who waved it off.

Middle Sasha “The Titan” Tudor, 0-0-1 (0), #159, Romania born out of Hollywood, FL, drew with southpaw Josias Gonzalez, 2-2-1 (0), #153 ¾, of Whittier, CA, over 4 rounds.

In the first round the taller 18 year-old Tudor knocked out mouthpiece of Gonzalez halfway through the round.

In the second round the southpaw Gonzalez came back well roughing up his younger opponent tying him up. In the third and final fourth round lead rights to body and chin from Tudor edged out the rounds. Referee Edward Hernandez, Sr.

Scores were 39-37 each and 38-38. 39-37 Tudor, KH.

Ring Announcer Joe Martinez