Diaz vs. Ito

ESPN Boxing Results: Ito Surprises Diaz, Wins WBO Junior Lightweight Title

On Saturday, July 28, Top Rank traveled to the Kissimmee Civic Center in Kissimmee, Fla., for Diaz vs. Ito.

In the night’s main event, previously undefeated Puerto Rican boxer Christopher Diaz meet Japan’s Masayuki Ito for the vacant WBO world junior lightweight title. Diaz, 23, had won 15 of his 23 professional wins by way of knockout.

Also, a battle of the coasts, as New York native Gabriel Bracero took on Californian Artemio Reyes.


The preliminary card aired live at 6:30 p.m. ET on ESPN+. The main card continued on ESPN+ at 9:30 p.m. ET.

Masayuki Ito def. Christopher Diaz by unanimous decision (116-111, 117-110, 118-109) – WBO world junior lightweight title
Gabriel Bracero def. Artemio Reyes by knockout. Round 5
Antonio Vargas def. Aaron Lopez by unanimous decision (60-54×3)
Yomar Alamo def. Wilfrido Buelvas by TKO. Round 4
Henry Lebron def. Luis Diz by TKO. Round 6
Luis Melendez def. Vicente Loredo by knockout. Round 1
Vladimir Nikitin def. Edward Kakembo by unanimous decision (60-52, 60-52, 60-51)