Current rankings @ Super Featherweight
When is Colbert vs Santa Cruz?
Chris Colbert could fight Leo Santa Cruz in Late 2021 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 an undefeated record of 16 wins, zero loses 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 37 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 51% knock out percentage over Colbert's 38%.
Chris Colbert is the younger man by 8 years, at 25 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 24 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 162 less professional rounds, 105 to Santa Cruz's 267.
Chris Colbert goes into the fight ranked number 1 by the WBA, 8 by the WBC and 4 by the RING at super featherweight.
Colbert vs Santa Cruz form
Colbert remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 2 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he won against Tugstsogt Nyambayar on 3rd July 2021 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Dignity Health Sports Park, Carson, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against 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.
Going into that contest, he had beat Jezreel Corrales on 18th January 2020 by unanimous decision in their WBA Interim World Super Featherweight championship fight at Liacouras Center, Pennsylvania.
Before that, he had defeated Miguel Beltran Jr on 21st September 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at Rabobank Theater, California.
He had won against Alberto Mercado on 23rd June 2019 by unanimous decision in their 8 round contest at Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino, Nevada.
Santa Cruz has won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 4 times.
In his last fight, he defeated Miguel Flores on 23rd November 2019 by unanimous decision in their WBA Super World Super Featherweight championship fight at MGM Grand, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to 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.
Going into that contest, he had beat Abner Mares on 9th June 2018 by unanimous decision in their WBA Super World Featherweight championship fight at Staples Center, LA.
Before that, he had won against Chris Avalos on 14th October 2017 by technical knockout in the 8th round in their WBA Super World Featherweight championship fight at StubHub Center, Carson.
Hehad beat Carl Frampton on 28th January 2017 by majority decision in their WBA Super World Featherweight championship fight at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.
In terms of recent activity, Chris Colbert has been fighting more than Leo Santa Cruz.
Chris Colbert last fought 3 months and 21 days ago, while Leo Santa Cruz's last outing was 1 year, 11 months and 1 day ago.
Colbert's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 4 months and 1 day, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 19 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 44 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 8.8 rounds on average.
Santa Cruz's last 5 fights have come over a period of 4 years, 8 months and 26 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 11 months and 12 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 56 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 11.2 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Colbert vs Santa Cruz?
Leo Santa Cruz is currently (+100) to win the bout outright, while you can get (+100) on Chris Colbert if you fancy the incredible upset.