Carlos Ruiz to face Sebastian Diaz tonight on Telemundo
Junior lightweight Carlos Ruiz returns to action tonight against Sebastian Diaz in a 10-round bout that will take place at the Auditorio Plaza Condesa in Mexico City, DF, Mexico. The bout will air on Telemundo, beginning at 11:35 p.m. ET/ PT.
Ruiz (15-2, 5 KOs) was victorious in his last bout on March 11, a one-sided, 10-round decision over Joel Montes De Oca.
Prior to the Montes de Oca fight, on Dec. 11, the Mexico City resident gave former two-division titleholder Hozumi Hasegawa all he could handle, losing a close, 10-round unanimous decision.
Ruiz is 2-2 in his last four bouts.
Diaz (12-2, 10 KOs), who resides in Aguascalientes, Mexico, won a 12-round unanimous decision over Jose Roberto Gonzalez in his last bout on April 26.
Diaz has won his last four bouts in a row after dropping back-to-back fights.
Six more fights will round out the “Guerra Civil (Civil War)” card.
Francisco A. Salazar has written for RingTV since October of 2013 and has covered boxing in Southern California and abroad since 2000. Francisco also covers boxing for the Ventura County (California) Star newspaper, BoxingScene.com and Knockout Nation. He can be reached by email at [email protected]yahoo.com or on Twitter at FSalazarBoxing.