Crawford (30-0, 21 KO’s) of Omaha, Nebraska has won five of his last seven bouts by KO. Crawford, who is among the best pound-for-pound fighters of today, will be making the second defense of his WBC championship.
Diaz (19-1, 9 KO’s), from Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, is an Olympic gold medalist in 2008. A natural super-lightweight, Diaz only has a single loss on his record against two-time champion Lamont Peterson.
This Friday was the official weighing of the evening:
Terence Crawford 139.2 lbs vs. Felix Diaz 139.4 lbs