Gary Russell Jr., left, defeated Joseph "JoJo" Diaz Jr. in May to retain his featherweight title.
It's one Diaz will go after when he challenges Jesus Rojas for his secondary featherweight belt on Saturday (Facebook Watch, 9 p.m.
Golden Boy president Eric Gomez
Golden Boy president Eric Gomez said that even though Diaz lost to Russell, he was proud of his performance and believes the loss will make him better.
"It's gonna open a lot of doors for me to fight elite fighters at the top in the division and that's what is the main goal.