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Photos: Joseph Diaz, Victor Terrazas - Ready For Indio Battle

NABF and NABO Featherweight Champion Joseph "JoJo" Diaz, Jr. (25-0, 13 KOs) and former world champion Victor "Vikingo" Terrazas (38-4-2, 21 KOs) stepped on the scale today ahead of their 10-round main event fight on the Feb. 22 edition of Golden Boy Boxing on ESPN at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino in Indio, California. Photos by Tom Hogan/Hoganphotos.

Diaz weighed in at 126-pounds, while Terrazas was 125.8-pounds.

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Also fighting on the show will be Christian "Chimpa" Gonzalez (18-1, 15 KOs) who will kick off the ESPN3 coverage facing Laguna, Philippines's Rey "Flash" Perez (21-9, 6 KOs). Manny "Chato" Robles III (14-0, 6 KOs), who is trained by his world-renowned father, Manny Robles, Jr., will participate in an eight-round featherweight affair facing Tucson, AZ's Martin Cardona (24-10, 16 KOs). Power punching prospect Edgar "Kid Neza" Valerio (12-0, 7 KOs) of Ciudad Nezahualcoyotl by way of South Central, Los Angeles, Calif. will participate in an eight-round battle against Victor Proa (28-5-2, 21 KOs) of Monterrey, Mexico in the 126-pound division. San Diego's Genaro "El Conde" Gamez (6-0, 4 KOs) will participate in an eight-round lightweight fight, and Hector "El Finito" Tanajara, Jr. (11-0, 4 KOs) of San Antonio, Texas will open up the card in a scheduled eight-round super featherweight fight.
 
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JOSEPH "JOJO" DIAZ, JR., NABF & NABO Featherweight Champion:

"I'm going to showcase my power, speed, experience and ring intelligence. I know [Victor] Terrazas is a former world champion, but my skill is the best at 126 pounds. I'm excited to headline this fight because I'll be kicking off the year for Golden Boy Boxing on ESPN. I'm going to take advantage of this and put all the champions at featherweight on notice. Hopefully after this fight, I'll finally get that world title shot."

VICTOR "VIKINGO" TERRAZAS, Former World Champion:

"I'm still in my prime. I feel I still have a lot to give. This is an important fight not just for me, but for Joseph Diaz as well. I've been training hard in Mexico with my coach, Alejandro "La Cobrita" Gonzalez, and I've been having really good sparring as well. I have a lot of experience dealing with world-class fighters and quick southpaws, so it will be a battle of youth vs. experience on February 22."

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by bigdunny1 on 02-22-2018

Jojo has to take care of business and more importantly not suffer any injury in the process to land the title shot with Russell next.

Comment by Idunnoshet on 02-21-2018

Good test for Jo-Jo . But the fight I wanna see is Jo-Jo vs Valdez . I mentioned that to Diaz's trainer and from what he said it's the fight they have in their sights .

Comment by Taxman2000 on 02-21-2018

Jo Jo is going to take care of business,and then take out Gary Russell

Comment by kidbazooka on 02-21-2018

JoJo needs to make a statement and make quick work of Terrazas.

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