Ryan Garcia, Eddie Hearn, Amanda Serrano, and Others React to Devin Haney’s Win Over Joseph Diaz

Published 12/05/2021, 12:59 AM EST

Devin Haney and Joseph Diaz rolled out one of the best boxing encounters of 2021. Both the men locked horns for Haney’s WBC lightweight title and no one could have asked for a better fight of this magnitude. Overall, it was Haney’s night in the end. ‘The Dream’ allured the boxing enthusiasts with a cracking unanimous decision win.

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This fight, over the past few months, was in the news for all the reasons in the world. That said, not only the fans but umpteen fighters and boxing biggies followed everything pertaining to this contest. As a result, the outcome of this fight, too, generated some massive reactions on Twitter.

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Amanda Serrano tweeted about her own scorecards before the official results got announced.

She wrote, 117-111 Haney! Great Fight!! #Salute to both”

“I had it exactly lol I tweeted it before anyone said it Yay the judges & Maning got it right,” she later added.

Haney’s promoter, Eddie Hearn, wrote, Another brilliant fight..respect to both! And Still!!! @Realdevinhaney @georgekambosos let’s go for the real undisputed!!!”

Haney’s rival, Ryan Garcia, couldn’t stop himself from tweeting. He wrote, “Good fight but The hunger to do something special was not there.”

Boxing bigwig Teddy Atlas wrote, “Diaz timed him there, but still too little too late. Haney unanimous.”

Boxing journalist Michael Benson wrote, “Devin Haney beats Jojo Diaz by unanimous decision to retain his WBC lightweight title. Best win of Haney’s career to date.”

Apart from this, many others took it to Twitter to share their honest views on this fight.

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Did Joseph Diaz do enough to make it a rugged outing for Devin Haney?

Coming into this fight, the champion, Haney, was a favorite. However, with his experience and top-notch fight IQ, Diaz unquestionably gave a stern test to the champ. Furthermore, it’s safe to say this was Haney’s best title defense fight because of the character showcased by his opponent Diaz.

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Watch this story – Event Recap: Best Highlights From Devin Haney vs. Joseph Diaz Jr.

This fight was one prolific entertainer, in which both the fighters showed up with their terrific mindset and paramount boxing skills.

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Prathamesh Singh Chauhan

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Prathamesh Singh Chauhan is a Boxing Author at EssentiallySports. He is a graduate from the International Institute of Sports Management who combines his love for sports, particularly combat sports, and his flair for writing and analysis to help him in his day-to-day work. He has prior professional experience with sporting organizations such as Star Sports, Khelo India, and NBA.

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