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Isaac Cruz vs Rolando Romero preview
When is Cruz vs Romero?
Isaac Cruz could potentially square off against Rolando Romero in Autumn/Fall 2023 in the United States.
The fight would be scheduled for 12 rounds in the Lightweight division, which means the weight limit would be 135 pounds (9.6 stone or 61.2 KG).
Cruz vs Romero stats
Isaac Cruz would step into the ring with a record of 24 wins, 2 loses and 1 draw, 17 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Rolando Romero would make his way to the ring with a record of 14 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 12 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Romero would have advantage in power over Cruz, with a 86% knock out percentage over Cruz's 71%.
Isaac Cruz is the younger man by 3 years, at 24 years old.
Romero has a height advantage of 3 inches over Cruz. This also extends to a 5-inch reach advantage.
Both Isaac Cruz & Rolando Romero fight out of an orthodox stance.
Cruz is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 12 more fights, and made his debut in 2015, 1 year and 8 months earlier than Romero, whose first professional fight was in 2016. He has fought 71 more professional rounds, 128 to Romero's 57.
Isaac Cruz goes into the fight ranked number 6 by the WBA, 2 by the WBC, 5 by the WBO, 4 by the IBF and 4 by the RING at lightweight.
Cruz vs Romero form
Cruz has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight, he defeated Eduardo Ramirez on 4th September 2022 by knockout in the 2nd round at Crypto.com Arena, Los Angeles, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Yuriorkis Gamboa on 16th April 2022 by technical knockout in the 5th round at AT&T Stadium, Texas.
Going into that contest, 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.
Before that, he had beat Francisco Vargas on 19th June 2021 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Toyota Center, Texas.
He had won against Jose Matias Romero on 13th March 2021 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Mohegan Sun Casino, Connecticut.
Romero has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 3 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight, he lost to Gervonta ‘Tank’ Davis on 28th May 2022 by technical knockout in the 6th round in their WBA World Lightweight championship fight at Barclays Center, New York, United States.
Previous to that, he had beat Anthony Yigit on 17th July 2021 by technical knockout in the 7th round at AT&T Center, Texas.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Avery Sparrow on 23rd January 2021 by technical knockout in the 7th round at Mohegan Sun Casino, Connecticut.
Before that, he had won against Jackson Marinez on 15th August 2020 by unanimous decision in their WBA Interim World Lightweight championship fight at Mohegan Sun Casino, Connecticut.
He had defeated Arturs Ahmetovs on 22nd February 2020 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.
In terms of recent activity, Isaac Cruz has been fighting more than Rolando Romero.
Isaac Cruz last fought 6 months and 23 days ago, while Rolando Romero's last outing was 9 months and 27 days ago.
Cruz's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years and 14 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 4 months and 28 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 41 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 8.2 rounds on average.
Romero's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 1 month and 5 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 13 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 34 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 6.8 rounds on average.
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