Felix Diaz entered the ring Saturday desperate to rebound from the first loss of his career and end Sammy Vasquez Jr.’s unbeaten run. Diaz accomplished his goal, although it took a little longer than the 10 scheduled rounds.
Sammy Vasquez Jr. has a game plan to gain a stoppage within eight rounds Saturday night, but Felix Diaz says he’s also “gunning for a knockout” in their 147-pound bout.
Like most successful boxers, Felix Diaz is short and quick with his punches. About the only thing shorter and quicker might be his responses to questions.
Sammy Vasquez Jr. has a dream fight he’d like to sell you. In one corner is Vasquez, an eastern Pennsylvania native of Mexican descent, and in the other is 147-pound world champion Danny Garcia, a lifelong Philadelphian of Puerto Rican ethnicity.
Unbeaten 147-pound contender Sammy Vasquez Jr. desperately wants to test himself against a world-class opponent.