Crolla meditated around moving up to super lightweight. "[82] Gomez later announced that Garcia had rejected their offer for the fight with Linares, despite Golden Boy meeting his terms. The fight was officially announced on 19 March by Eddie Hearn. [25] He outlanded DeMarco 216 to 97 in overall punches landed, but lost by TKO after suffering a major cut on his nose eventually allowing DeMarco to begin pounding on it, forcing the referee to stop the fight in the eleventh round. We gave Manchester a beautiful fight and we can do it again. HBO would likely air the pay-per-view replay of Gennady Golovkin vs. Canelo Álvarez rematch, along with a live bout. 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[79], On 5 October the WBC ordered a fight between Mikey Garcia (37-0, 30 KOs) and Linares, as Linares holds the WBC Diamond title, making him the mandatory. Nate Diaz slanders Khabib Nurmagomedov . In doing so he became the fastest fighter ever to win titles in 3 different weight classes (only 12 professional fights) shattering the previous record of 20 fights, which was held by Jeff Fenech. [60][61] Both fighters weighed in at 134.4 pounds. The official time of the stoppage was a 1:31 of round 3. Many people said he was very easy, but it’s not for no reason he’s an Olympic champion. [83] Garcia said he had received a more lucrative offer. Email: jorge@brobible.com. At the end of round 11, Crolla's trainer Joe Gallagher came into the ring and walked towards referee Howard John Foster, possibly to stop the fight. After the video went viral, Diaz took to Twitter to deliver a blunt message, — Nathan Diaz (@NateDiaz209) December 15, 2020, Jake Paul u need your ass beat for free u spoiled fuck u can’t really fight dumbshit your gonna end up with your ass whooped for real somewhere talking like that . [107] The card averaged 1,024,00 viewers. schedule. Due to that reason, the WBC allowed Zlatičanin to make a voluntary defence. 21yo. Zachary Keeble. The bout will be shown live on Sky Sports in the United Kingdom and on HBO: Boxing After Dark in the United States. I'm ready for the big fights. But you wanna fight Dustin Poirier, who has less followers on Instagram than my f***ing dog — that’s a fact. This was the first time Crolla had lost consecutive fights and losing to the same opponent twice after his losses to Gary Sykes in 2009 and 2012. [35] Linares won via a 2nd-round knockout. [116] DAZN announced Linares would fight 29 year old veteran Pablo César Cano (31-7-1, 21 KOs) on the card, which would take place at the Hulu Theater in New York City. Judge Al Lefkowitz scored the fight 97-92, Dave Moretti and Richard Ocasio both scored the fight 99-90 in favor of Linares. Linares lost his WBA super featherweight title and his unbeaten streak after being knocked out in round one. I just came off the eighth-biggest pay-per-view event in history. Nate Diaz does not appear to be a fan of Jake Paul and his antics. In the tenth round, a flurry of power punches from Linares sent Larios to the canvas. ATLANTIC CITY, NJ - New Brunswick native and legendary boxer Jorge “King” Diaz has certainly had his ups and downs over the years, and in some ways, he’s epitomized the rags to riches story. One judge scored the fight 115-113 for Campbell, the remaining two had it 115-112 and 114-113 in favour of Linares, giving him the split decision win. Immediately after the fight, Linares offered Crolla a chance of a rematch, "I want to tell all the people thank you very much. [81] Eric Gomez, president of Golden Boy sent out a message to Garcia stating if he wanted the fight with Linares, it could be made, without any add-ons to the contract. [80] Garcia commented on Twitter that a potential Cotto fight couldn't happen as Golden Boy Promotions required him signing an exclusive long-term contract with them in order to make the fight. Jorge Armando Arce Armenta (/ ˈ ɑːr s eɪ /; born July 27, 1979), best known as Jorge Arce, is a Mexican former professional boxer who competed from 1996 to 2014. Jorge Diaz admits arrogance cost him during the biggest fight of his career. Bayonne, N.J.'s Bobby Rooney Jr. will make his first ring appearance in almost a year this Saturday, Oct. 30, at Bally's, for a six-round light-heavyweight bout with many New Jersey [1] At the age of 17, Linares moved to Japan at the suggestion of his countryman, WBA president Gilberto Mendoza. The cut was due to a clash of heads in round four, which also opened a cut on the side of Linares' head. The plan being to have Campbell to fight on the undercard. [66][67], Golden Boy Promotions matchmaker, Robert Diaz, announced that Linares would next fight on 23 September 2017 and ruled out WBC Silver titlist Luke Campbell as his opponent. [41][42], Linares was dropped in round five but went on to retain his world title in round 10 via technical knockout. Boxing 101 - the speed bag and what is it good for - EsNews - Duration: 4:37. Jake Paul: Is this getting tedious? Linares later told HBO that he wanted to reduce his amount of offense so that he wouldn't get hurt. [104] After the fight, Lomachenko said, "It was a great fight. … Microsoft Backtracks On Increased XBOX Live Gold Pricing, Admits They ‘Messed Up’ After Intense Backlash From Gamers, Trailer For New Documentary About Britney Spears And Her Conservatorship Looks Fascinating, Bernie Sanders Is Now Selling Inauguration Meme Sweatshirts To Raise Money For Charity, GameStop Stock Skyrocketed After An Investment Firm Pissed Off Amateur Day Traders On Reddit. Linares is a great champion, and the fight was good for the fans and everybody." Jorge Diaz. Óscar Larios was elevated from Interim to full championship status. Other bouts on the card included Kell Brook's IBF welterweight title defence against Frankie Gavin and Lee Selby challenging for his first world title against IBF featherweight champion Evgeny Gradovich. Obviously, the joke is about getting put to sleep. It was the first time Linares fought in the UK. At the time stoppage, Linares was ahead on two of the judges scorecards 87-84 and 89-82 whilst the third judge had Larios ahead by one point 86-85. Salgado came forward aggressively at the opening bell and knocked Linares down with a powerful left hook. Linares knocked Cano out in round four to retain his WBC title. He said, "This is a huge night for British boxing, and today's announcement is just the beginning. Larios did not try to counter anything thrown his way. [73][74] Linares wishes to continue being on the main event HBO boxing card and continue with big fights. I fought very well all the way to the 12th round. Nate Diaz takes aim Jake Paul: ‘You’re gonna end up with your ass whooped for real,’ Paul fires back New, 35 comments By Alexander K. Lee @AlexanderKLee Dec 15, 2020, 1:00pm EST [38] The bout was scheduled to take on Tuesday, 30 December 2014 in Tokyo at the Metropolitan Gym. Find out more about cookies. There were whispers of a rematch between Diaz and Masvidal but that ship has likely sailed for the time being. But I hurt my hand in the fourth or fifth round." The fight took place on 3 May 2015 at the O2 Arena in London live on Sky Box Office PPV. The third judge had it more wide at 117-111, all in favour of Linares. [40], British lightweight contender Kevin Mitchell (39-2, 29 KOs) attempted to win a world title in his third attempt when he challenged Linares for his WBC title. Diaz was also knocked down in round four following a right uppercut. I just came off the eighth-biggest pay-per-view event in history. I know Campbell is a tough [...] I am confident that I will emerge victorious on September 23rd.” This fight would mark the second time Campbell fights professionally in California. The end came when Linares hit Terry with a left hook, which staggered him, followed by a right hand to the cheekbone. Fit & Famous Models - Photo-sets or videos to Purchase Separately with a Current Membership. “But you’re scared to fight me, Conor, you’re duckin’ me ‘cause you don’t wanna lose to a fuckun’ YouTuber. He’s a great champion, but I thought I out-classed him. Referee Raul Caiz Sr. quickly stopped the fight. ESPN.com also scored the fight 115-112 for Linares. Linares won the WBA lightweight title and claimed the vacant The Ring Magazine and WBC Diamond title after winning the bout via unanimous decision. Find out more about cookies. Eddie Jorge Diaz: born: 1988-06-26: nationality: USA: debut: 2014-06-21 division: super light stance: orthodox: height: 5′ 11″ / 180cm: residence: Torrance, California, USA: birth place: ... BoxRec.com uses cookies to make the site simpler. [34], Linares fought on the Shawn Porter vs. Kell Brook undercard at the StubHub Center in Carson, California in a stay busy fight on 16 August against journeyman Ira Terry (26-11, 16 KOs). Due to Linares taking his foot off the gas, it prevented him from winning the fight with wider margins. I'm ready, I'm happy. Cano was also down in round three of this one sided fight. In February, Golden Boy Promotions revealed that Linares would have to withdraw from the fight due to a fracture in his right hand. When asked who he would like to fight next, Linares said, "Mikey Garcia at 135. Bailey Johnson. Terms where agreed on January 8, 2016 for a fight to take place. I feel better and better at 140. Crolla apologized to the live attendance, admitted he lost to the better man and said he would be back to rebuild, "Manchester, I am so sorry I couldn't do it for you. Jorge Luis Linares Palencia (born 22 August 1985) is a Venezuelan professional boxer. Both sides were given 30 days to come to an agreement for the fight. The fight went on. The boxer got word and let out a whoop of joy but needed to get his game face back on. [43][44], Linares traveled back to his home country Venezuela for only the fourth time in his 12-year professional career and first time since 2010, to make a voluntary defence against 27 year old Mexican contender Ivan Cano (23-6-2, 15 KOs) at the El Poliedro in Caracas on October 10, 2015. ", "WBC Orders Linares vs. Prieto Vacant 135 Lb. After the video went viral, Diaz took to Twitter to deliver a blunt message The third judge had it even at 85-85. 7 Jan 2021. Linares won the fight and claimed the vacant WBA title via fifth-round technical knockout. The fight was full of back and forth action throughout, with an accidental clash of heads which opened up a cut to Linares' left eye. Linares scored a knockdown in round five. [114] The fight was put in doubt after it was announced that Broner would fight former eight-division world champion Manny Pacquiao in January 2019.[115]. See why Jorge "Gamebred" Masvidal is the BMF around. The winner would then need to fight Omar Figueroa Jr., who was granted Interim status and named 'Champion in recess' after suffering an injury in his last fight. [12][13], Eleven months after his last fight, Linares challenged 27 year old Whyber Garcia (20-5, 14 KOs) for the vacant WBA super featherweight title. watching. Soto retired after this fight. [16], On 10 October 2009 Linares traveled back to Japan to make a second defense at the Yoyogi #2 Gymnasium in Tokyo against unbeaten 24 year old Mexican boxer Juan Carlos Salgado (20-0-1, 14 KOs). Diaz-Rakhimov undercard news: Ronny Rios-Oscar Negrete and Jason Quigley-Shane Mosley Jr. added Josh Warrington vacates IBF 126-pound title, targets Ring Magazine championship Best I Faced: Yoshiaki Numata Janelson Figueroa Bocachica vs. Mark Reyes Jr. headlines ShoBox on February 17 Mykquan Williams drops, decisions Yeis Solano in ShoBox battle of unbeatens Gomez stated they were happy with the fight, however the date of 12 May was not a good date for them, as they already had plans for that date. You saw what happened to the other Nate. [100] Both boxers weighed in 134.6 pounds. Everything about the event was great except the bar at Bally's. Jorge Diaz made it happen tonight. Without counting, the referee waived the fight off. This page was last edited on 29 May 2020, at 09:58 (UTC). The co-main event would see Lucas Matthysse vs. Tewa Kiram for the WBA 'Regular' title. De La Hoya also congratulated Arum on the fight and told Arum it was good experience working together. Linares' unique style, hand speed and power punches seemed to conquer Crolla's tactics of pressure fighting. Linares retained the title following an over right to the head of Perez which floored him. [10][11], Linares relinquished the title on 13 August 2008, in order to move up to super featherweight. That's fine that they mention my name. Linares made his debut at the age of 17 at featherweight. The reason behind the date was explained by Arum, "May 12th is an extraordinarily important date for ESPN programming. Judge Richard Houck scored the bout 98-92 for Linares. After the fight, Linares said, "I didn't really feel his power. I am 30 years old, I am going to rest, but I believe I can go again. titles. The winner of the rematch would then be ordered to fight the winner of the Dejan Zlatičanin vs. Mikey Garcia, due to take place January, which was won by Garcia, in a unification fight. He caught me but before that I thought I could get to him. [85], On 27 November Golden Boy Promotions announced a double-header which would kick off 2018, with Linares headlining the card, defending his WBA and The Ring Magazine titles against Filipino boxer Mercito "No Mercy" Gesta (31-1-2, 17 KOs). [63][64], In the post-fight interview, he thanked his promoter Oscar De Le Hoya for making the trip and watching him ringside and said his next move would be a big pay day in Las Vegas against WBC lightweight champion Mikey Garcia. https://t.co/Uq5LY2tQaS, — Jake Paul (@jakepaul) December 15, 2020, @LoganPaul check this little ho bitch before someone does, Brobible sports editor. [75], In front of 4,125, Linares won his 12th straight fight, retaining his WBA world title after 12 rounds against Campbell. EsNews 87,239 views. Jorge Díaz was a Chilean boxer. Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones would be “dangerous” as a heavyweight boxer, says Olympic gold medalist Claressa Shields. Hearn planned for Chris Algieri and Linares fight in separate bouts on his 18 January 2019 DAZN card. The fight would take place at The Forum in Inglewood in January 2018. He said, "I have more options, in fact [...] the guaranteed purse is better [...] just as Golden Boy is looking to do what's best for their company, I am also looking to do what's best for me. Two judges scored it close at 115-114 and 115-113. Stats, fight results, news and more. [69][70] On 21 July 2017 the WBA ordered Linares to make a mandatory defence against Luke Campbell (17-1, 14 KOs). [23][24] After that fight, Linares has trained with Freddie Roach at Wild Card Boxing Club in Hollywood,[25][26] along with the U.S. Olympic boxing team in Colorado Springs, Colorado,[27] and served as Manny Pacquiao’s sparring partner in Baguio in the Philippines.[26]. scoring. [99] Linares later stated that veteran Rudy Hernandez would lead his corner. [22], Linares defeated Mexico's Adrian Verdugo by a technical knockout in the seventh round of a ten-round lightweight bout in Mazatlán, Sinaloa, Mexico, on 28 May 2011. Linares showed he was able to carry his power up in weight. [32], Linares faced Jorge Francisco Contreras on 10 November 2013, sensationally knocking out Contreras in the first round. Deshaun Watson Is Reportedly Interested In Getting Traded To The Carolina Panthers, 70 Reasons To Watch UFC 257: Poirier vs. McGregor 2, A Bills Mafia Fan Celebrated Kicking Cancer’s Ass By Jumping Through A Table And Ringing The Bell. Pro Boxing 0: 1: 0: 0 KOs 1 KOs; Pro Boxing : bouts: 1: rounds: 1: KOs: 0%: status: inactive career: 2016-2016 birth name: ... BoxRec.com uses cookies to make the site simpler. The fight took place at the Estadio Luna Park in Buenos Aires on 6 May 2005. The time of stoppage was 1 minute 40 seconds into round 8. Linares fought for the vacant WBC lightweight title against Antonio DeMarco at the Staples Center on 15 October 2011. [45][46], Linares' next fight was scheduled to be against unbeaten mandatory Dejan Zlatičanin (21-0, 14 KO). ... jorge diaz valera Recommended for you. results. $50 million cash, proof of funds, the biggest fight offer you’ve ever been offered. Lomachenko landed 213 of 627 punches thrown (34%), with 112 jabs. That people mention my name. [49], On 15 June 2016 it was announced on Sky Sports that a deal had been made for Linares to challenge WBA lightweight champion Anthony Crolla (31-4-3, 13 KOs) on 24 September at the Manchester Arena in Manchester. With the win, Linares retained the WBA, The Ring and WBC Diamond lightweight titles. events. His corner were able to control the cut and it did not bother him for the remainder of the fight. [33], Following four consecutive wins, Linares was lined up to fight former Japanese lightweight champion Nihito Arakawa (24-3-1, 16 KOs) in a WBC lightweight title eliminator. [108] The fight itself averaged 1,439,000 viewers and peaked at 1,749,000 viewers, making it the most-watched boxing fight on cable television in 2018. Linares was later stripped of the title, but made aware he had the option to fight for the belt when his hand injury had healed. 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[47] A date in April was discussed for the fight. As per WBA rules, a titleholder must fight a mandatory within 9 months, this time would expire on 23 July, having won the title from Crolla in September 2016. Cotto was dropped again moments later, but dragged Linares down in the process. Lomachenko wore Linares down with his fast shots through the first 9 rounds, before finishing the fight in round 10. He has two TKO losses on his resume, one to Josh Thomson and the other a doctor’s stoppage to Jorge Masvidal. You also have my number, I'll call you later bro. [21], In his second professional fight in the United States on 31 July 2010, Linares fought on the Juan Manuel Marquez-Juan Diaz II pay-per-view undercard at the Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino in Las Vegas and comfortably defeated Mexican-American boxer, five time world title challenger Rocky Juarez (28-6-1, 20 KOs) by unanimous decision. [95] On 13 March, Los Angeles Times confirmed that terms had been agreed between both sides. How Much Is UFC 257 – Poirier vs. McGregor 2? Nate Diaz has not fought since November 2019 when he lost via TKO (doctor stoppage) to Jorge Masvidal in a BMF title fight at UFC 244. I'm delighted to deliver shots for Kevin and Lee in the U.K. and they have every chance of becoming world champions on May 30." There was talk that WBC president Mauricio Sulaiman would name Linares as Champion in recess and have Zlatičanin fight next available challenger, 39 year old Italian boxer Emiliano Marsili (32-0-1, 14 KOs), where Linares would have the option to the fight the winner upon his return. In round 3 alone, Linares landed 18 of 25 power shots. The fight went 10 rounds with the scores of 98-95 98-96 97-95 all in favor of Linares. Diaz has never been knocked out. Personal Trainer. 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[93][94] On 17 February Gomez stated the fight was not called off and Arum would need to be more flexible with the date as Golden Boy accepted Arum's terms that the fight would take place in New York. 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Jones is set to move up to the UFC heavyweight division in 2021, and Shields believes he could eventually make the transition to heavyweight boxing. But you wanna fight Dustin Poirier, who has less followers on Instagram than my f***ing dog — that’s a fact. This was also the day of the purse bids. Carl Moretti called Eric Gomez of Golden Boy informing them of the date. 15 Mar 2020. wiki watch. He has held multiple world championships in three weight classes, including the WBC featherweight title from 2007 to 2008; the WBA super featherweight title from 2008 to 2009; and the WBA, WBC and Ring magazine lightweight titles between 2014 and 2018. [57] An official announcement was made on 4 January 2017 for the fight take place at the Manchester Arena in Manchester, a city which Linares said was open to returning to. In an interview, Linares said, “I am excited to make my return to the US and to headline a HBO show for the first time. Let them get in the ring with me. Linares floored Diaz with a counter right hand in round eight, winning the bout via KO. Following some fast combinations from Linares, Perez stumbled backwards and referee Luis Pabon intervened to stop the fight. Following a string of four wins, all via stoppage, Linares challenged 30 year old Jean Javier Sotelo (13-2, 8 KOs) for the vacant WBA Fedecentro featherweight title. The fight took place on 28 November 2008 at the Centro de Convenciones Atlapa in Panama City. The two welterweight stars competed for the “Baddest Motherf*****” belt and Diaz … Campbell became the mandatory challenger when he stopped former interim world champion Darleys Pérez in April 2017. Ollie. [2], Linares made his professional boxing debut managed by the Teiken Boxing Gym in December 2002. You’re 0-1 as a boxer, I’m 2-0 as a boxer. In early December 2018, it was reported that Matchroom promoter Eddie Hearn was looking to match WBO light welterweight champion Maurice Hooker (25-0-1, 19 KOs) with more credible opponents in 2019. CompuBox showed that Linares landed 171 out of 585 punches thrown (29%) and Gesta landed 120 of his 515 punches thrown (23%). After missing a whole year of action, 2021 could be a big year for Nate Diaz. [76][77], Campbell believed he won the fight, speaking to Max Kellerman he said, “I thought I won the fight. Throughout the fight, Linares was able to counter Gesta and land 4 and 5 punch combinations. [68] Linares reportedly moved to London with his wife and kids and was said to start his training camp with trainer Ismael Salas. Linares landed 58 of 132 shots (44%) while Cotto landed only 20 of 103 punches (19%). Gym. [98] On 28 March Linares' trainer Ismael Salas stated that he would likely not be in his corner for the fight due to scheduling conflicts. [112][113], In October 2018, the WBC stated they would likely order Linares to fight Adrien Broner (33-3-1, 24 KOs) in a final eliminator, as long as they abide by the code of ethics. On Monday night, Paul posted a wildly disrespectful video calling out MMA superstar Conor McGregor to a fight. date. His next fight took place in February 2003, a six-round bout against Chawal Sor Vorapin at the famous Korakuen Hall in Tokyo. Another reason for vacating the title was that he needing more time to recover from injuries. Read: Conor McGregor trolls Max Holloway for calling himself the best boxer. Boxing's Official Record Keeper sign up | login ratings. The American hasn't fought since his defeat to Jorge Masvidal at UFC 244 Having not fought since November 2019, White is now setting up Diaz's … - Boxing News", http://www.espn.com/boxing/story/_/id/21342625/mikey-garcia-rejected-unification-fight-jorge-linares-according-golden-boy-promotions-president, "Mikey Garcia Rejects Golden Boy's Linares Offer, Explains Why", "Jorge Linares won't fight Mikey Garcia next, but could rematch Luke Campbell in U.K. - The Ring", "Matthysse vs. Kiram, Linares vs. Gesta - HBO Double, January 27 - Boxing News", "Jorge Linares Decisions a Game Mercito Gesta, Retains Title", "Jorge Linares too classy for Mercito Gesta in Los Angeles", "Linares: People Mention My Name - Let Them Get in With Me! Linares got back up, only to be attacked straight away with a barrage of left and right jabs to the head and body flooring him again, prompting the stoppage. He knocked out Kyong-Soo Chung in the first round of their scheduled four round fight. people. Leo Santa Cruz. "[84] Gomez stated that Eddie Hearn had offered good money to get Linares back in the UK for a rematch with Luke Campbell. After getting up, Cotto was badly hurt. If both fighters win their respected bouts, they would meet in the future. Jorge Diaz Former Pro Boxer/ Boxing Trainer Owner/CEO/Head Trainer @flashboxing_gym also Boxing Manager, Matchmaker & entrepreneur... www.flashboxinggym.com Linares won the vacant WBA Fedelatin super bantamweight title after winning a unanimous decision with scores of 100-90, 100-90 and 99-91. But happy Monday! [48] Linares was later stripped of the title, but made aware he had the option to fight for the belt when his hand injury had healed.