OAKLAND, CALF. (March 22, 2016) – Joseph “Jojo” Diaz Jr. (19-0, 11 KOs) and Jayson “La Maravilla” Velez (23-1-1, 16 KOs) participated today in a media workout ahead of their scheduled 10-round bout for the NABF Featherweight Title on March 26, 2016 in the opening televised bout for Andre Ward vs. Sullivan Barrera on HBO World Championship Boxing ®
Joseph “Jojo” Diaz Jr. also visited ESPN Studios in Los Angeles, on Monday, March 22 to discuss his upcoming bout on “Making The Rounds” the ESPN Podcast “No Hablo”
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Ward vs. Barrera, a 12-round IBF number one position and mandatory position eliminator which is presented by Roc Nation Sports in association with Main Events, takes place Saturday, March 26, 2016 at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California. The event is sponsored by Corona Extra, Ticketmaster, Corporate Travel Management Solutions (ctms), Glad, Lyft, Zappos, BodyArmor, SAN Nutrition, Shoe Palace, The Waterfront Hotel and Visit Oakland. The event will be televised live on HBO World Championship Boxing beginning at 9:45 p.m. ET/PT. Opening the HBO telecast will be Joseph Diaz Jr. vs. Jayson Velez in a 10-round fight for the NABF Featherweight title presented by Golden Boy Promotions in association with Miguel Cotto Promotions.
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