Felix Diaz to stay busy against Levis Morales on Dec. 16
Welterweight Felix Diaz will face Levis Morales in a stay-busy bout on Dec. 16.
The 10-round bout will take place at the Maunoloa Night Club y Casino in Diaz’s hometown of Santo Domingo in the Dominican Republic.
Diaz (18-1, 8 knockouts) has only fought once in 2016, grinding out a close 10-round unanimous decision over Sammy Vasquez on July 16.
In his previous bout, on Oct. 17 of last year, Diaz lost a 12-round majority decision to Lamont Peterson.
Diaz is ranked No. 13 by the WBO at 147 pounds.
In his only notable bout, Morales (14-3-1, 7 KOs), from Chontales, Nicaragua, was stopped by Luke Campbell in March of last year.
Unbeaten welterweight Carlos Adames (9-0, 8 KOs), considered as one of the Dominican Republic’s top prospects, will face John Renteria (13-3-1, 10 KOs) in an 11-round bout.
Lightweight Osvaldo Cabrera (12-0-1, 7 KOs) will square off against Richard Solano (15-2-1, 10 KOs) in an eight-round bout.
Junior featherweights Eliecer Aquino (18-2-1, 12 KOs) and Luis Hernandez (12-0-1, 8 KOs) square off in an eight-round bout.
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] or on Twitter at FSalazarBoxing.
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