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Who won Cruz vs Ramirez?
Isaac Cruz beat Eduardo Ramirez by knockout in the 2nd round on Sunday 4th September 2022 at Crypto.com Arena in Los Angeles.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Lightweight division, which meant the weight limit was 135 pounds (9.6 stone or 61.2 KG).
This fight appeared on the undercard of Andy Ruiz Jr beating Luis Ortiz. Also, on the undercard Joseph Spencer beat Kevin Salgado, Jose Valenzuela was overcome by Edwin De Los Santos, Abner Mares was victorious over Miguel Flores, Raeese Aleem beat Mike Plania and Charles Martin defeated Devin Vargas.
Cruz vs Ramirez stats
Back in September 2022, Isaac Cruz stepped into the ring with a record of 23 wins, 2 loses and 1 draw.
Eduardo Ramirez made his way to the ring with a record of 27 wins, 2 loses and 3 draws.
Isaac Cruz was the younger man by 5 years, at 24 years old.
Ramirez had a height advantage of 1 inch over Cruz. That also extended to a 7-inch reach advantage.
Isaac Cruz fought out of the orthodox stance, while Eduardo Ramirez was a southpaw.
Cruz was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 6 less fights, and made his debut in 2015, 4 year and 5 months later than Ramirez, whose first professional fight was in 2010. He had fought 62 less professional rounds, 140 to Ramirez's 202.
Isaac Cruz went into the fight ranked number 11 by the WBA, 3 by the WBC, 3 by the WBO and 4 by the IBF at lightweight.
Cruz vs Ramirez form
Cruz had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight before this contest, he had won against Yuriorkis Gamboa on 16th April 2022 by technical knockout in the 5th round at AT&T Stadium, Texas, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Gervonta ‘Tank’ Davis on 5th December 2021 by unanimous decision in their WBA World Lightweight championship fight at Staples Center, California.
Going into that contest, he had won against Francisco Vargas on 19th June 2021 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Toyota Center, Texas.
Before that, he had beat Jose Matias Romero on 13th March 2021 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Mohegan Sun Casino, Connecticut.
He had defeated Diego Magdaleno on 31st October 2020 by technical knockout in the 1st round at Alamodome, San Antonio, Texas.
Ramirez had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 4 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Miguel Marriaga on 5th December 2021 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Staples Center, California, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Isaac Avelar on 1st May 2021 by knockout in the 3rd round at Dignity Health Sports Park, California.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Miguel Flores on 5th December 2020 by knockout in the 5th round at AT&T Stadium, Texas.
Before that, he had beat Leduan Barthelemy on 23rd November 2019 by technical knockout in the 4th round at MGM Grand, Grand Garden Arena, Nevada.
He had won against Bryan De Gracia on 2nd March 2019 by technical knockout in the 9th round at Barclays Center, New York.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Isaac Cruz had been fighting more than Eduardo Ramirez.
Going to this contest, Isaac Cruz had last fought 4 months and 19 days ago, while Eduardo Ramirez's last outing had been 8 months and 30 days ago.
Cruz's last 5 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 10 months and 4 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 4 months and 14 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 40 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8 rounds on average.
Ramirez's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 6 months and 2 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months and 13 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 31 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 6.2 rounds on average.
What time did Cruz vs Ramirez start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 11:00 PM EST / 8:00 PM PST at Crypto.com Arena, Los Angeles, United States, which was around 4:00 AM BST in the UK.
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|Winner / Verdict||% of users|
|Eduardo Ramirez - KO||50%|
|Isaac Cruz - Decision||50%|
Based on 2 Predictions