Current rankings @ Super Featherweight
When is Colbert vs Santa Cruz?
Chris Colbert could fight Leo Santa Cruz in Early 2024 in the United States.
The fight would take place over 12 rounds in the Super Featherweight division, which means the weight limit would be 130 pounds (9.3 stone or 59 KG).
Colbert vs Santa Cruz stats
Chris Colbert would step into the ring with a record of 17 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 6 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Leo Santa Cruz would make his way to the ring with a record of 38 wins, 2 loses and 1 draw, with 19 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Santa Cruz would have advantage in power over Colbert, with a 50% knock out percentage over Colbert's 35%.
Chris Colbert is the younger man by 8 years, at 27 years old.
Colbert has a height advantage of 1 inch over Santa Cruz. This also extends to a 2-inch reach advantage.
Both Chris Colbert & Leo Santa Cruz fight out of an orthodox stance.
Colbert is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 23 less fights, and made his debut in 2015, 8 year and 7 months later than Santa Cruz, whose first professional fight was in 2006. He has fought 150 less professional rounds, 127 to Santa Cruz's 277.
Chris Colbert goes into the fight ranked number 15 by the IBF at super featherweight.
Colbert vs Santa Cruz form
Colbert has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 3 times.
In his last fight, he won against Jose Valenzuela on 25th March 2023 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at MGM Grand, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Hector Luis Garcia on 26th February 2022 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at The Cosmopolitan, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, he had won against Tugstsogt Nyambayar on 3rd July 2021 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Dignity Health Sports Park, Carson.
Before that, he had beat Jaime Arboleda on 12th December 2020 by technical knockout in the 11th round in their WBA Interim World Super Featherweight championship fight at Mohegan Sun Casino, Connecticut.
He had defeated Jezreel Corrales on 18th January 2020 by unanimous decision in their WBA Interim World Super Featherweight championship fight at Liacouras Center, Pennsylvania.
Leo Santa Cruz has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he won against Keenan Carbajal on 5th February 2022 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Michelob Ultra Arena, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had lost to Gervonta ‘Tank’ Davis on 31st October 2020 by knockout in the 6th round in their WBA Super World Super Featherweight and WBA World Lightweight championship fight at Alamodome, San Antonio.
Going into that contest, he had won against Miguel Flores on 23rd November 2019 by unanimous decision in their WBA Super World Super Featherweight championship fight at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.
Before that, he had defeated Rafael Rivera on 16th February 2019 by unanimous decision in their WBA Super World Featherweight championship fight at Microsoft Theater, California.
He had beat Abner Mares on 9th June 2018 by unanimous decision in their WBA Super World Featherweight championship fight at Staples Center, LA.
In terms of recent activity, Chris Colbert has been fighting more than Leo Santa Cruz.
Chris Colbert last fought 10 months and 3 days ago, while Leo Santa Cruz's last outing was 1 year, 11 months and 23 days ago.
Colbert's last 5 fights have come over a period of 4 years and 10 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 9 months and 21 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 57 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 11.4 rounds on average.
Santa Cruz's last 5 fights have come over a period of 5 years, 7 months and 19 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 1 year, 1 month and 15 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 52 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 10.4 rounds on average.
What are the odds on Colbert vs Santa Cruz?
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