broadcast start time:
US - Sun 10:00pm EST / UK - N/A
Current rankings @ Lightweight
When is Cruz vs Ramirez?
Isaac Cruz will square off against Eduardo Ramirez on Sunday 4th September 2022 at Crypto.com Arena in Los Angeles.
The fight will take place over 12 rounds in the Lightweight division, which means the weight limit will be 135 pounds (9.6 stone or 61.2 KG).
This fight will appear on the undercard of Andy Ruiz Jr's and Luis Ortiz's clash. Also, on the undercard will be Abner Mares' and Miguel Flores' bout.
Cruz vs Ramirez stats
Isaac Cruz steps into the ring with a record of 23 wins, 2 loses and 1 draw, 16 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Eduardo Ramirez will make his way to the ring with a record of 27 wins, 2 loses and 3 draws, with 12 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Cruz has a large advantage in power over Ramirez, boosting at 70% knock out percentage over Ramirez's 44%.
Isaac Cruz is the younger man by 5 years, at 24 years old.
Ramirez has a height advantage of 1 inch over Cruz. This also extends to a 7-inch reach advantage.
Isaac Cruz fights out of the orthodox stance, while Eduardo Ramirez is a southpaw.
Cruz is 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 has fought 72 less professional rounds, 128 to Ramirez's 200.
Isaac Cruz goes into the fight ranked number 12 by the WBA, 3 by the WBC, 3 by the WBO, 4 by the IBF and 6 by the RING at lightweight.
Cruz vs Ramirez form
Cruz has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight, he 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 has won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 4 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight, he 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 recent activity, Isaac Cruz has been fighting more than Eduardo Ramirez.
Isaac Cruz last fought 2 months and 12 days ago, while Eduardo Ramirez's last outing was 6 months and 23 days ago.
Cruz's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 7 months and 28 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 4 months and 1 day. In those fights, he fought a total of 40 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 8 rounds on average.
Ramirez's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 3 months and 26 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 30 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 31 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 6.2 rounds on average.
What time does Cruz vs Ramirez start?
The fighters are expected to ringwalk at around 9:00 PM EST / 6:00 PM PST at Crypto.com Arena, Los Angeles, United States, which is around 2:00 AM BST in the UK.
Who is showing Cruz vs Ramirez?
Cruz vs Ramirez will be broadcast on FOX Sports PPV in the US.
How do you stream Cruz vs Ramirez?
In the US you can stream Cruz vs Ramirez via Fite.tv on a PPV basis. Once purchased, you can watch on your Smart TV, Phone or Desktop PC, and they have apps available on Roku, Xbox, Chromecast and Apple TV.
The whole event costs $29.99.
What were the odds on Cruz vs Ramirez?
Eduardo Ramirez is currently (+100) to win the bout outright, while you can get (+100) on Isaac Cruz if you fancy the incredible upset.
Cruz vs Ramirez US streams
You can stream Cruz vs Ramirez via Fite.tv on a PPV basis. Once purchased, you can watch on your Smart TV, Phone or Desktop PC, and they have apps available on Roku, Xbox, Chromecast and Apple TV.