Spring 2023
Potentially

in the United States

Potential contest @ Lightweight
24-2-1
12-1-0

The tape

24
Age
23
5' 5" / 164 cm
Height
5' 8" / 173 cm
62.6" / 159 cm
Reach
70.1" / 178 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Full record

KO 2TKO 5UD 12UD 10UD 12
Form
KO 3KO 1TKO 4UD 10TKO 4
24
Wins
12
17
By KO
8
71
KO%
67
2
Losses
1
0
Stopped
1
1
Draws
0
2015
Debut
2018
130
Pro rounds
45

Current rankings @ Lightweight

4
The Ring
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7
WBA
-
2
WBC
-
3
WBO
-
4
IBF
-

Isaac Cruz vs Jose Valenzuela preview

When is Cruz vs Valenzuela?

Isaac Cruz could fight Jose Valenzuela in Spring 2023 in the United States.

The fight would take place over 12 rounds in the Lightweight division, which means the weight limit would be 135 pounds (9.6 stone or 61.2 KG).

Cruz vs Valenzuela 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.

Jose Valenzuela would make his way to the ring with a record of 12 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 8 of those wins by knock out.

The stats suggest Cruz would have a slight advantage in power over Valenzuela, with a 71% knock out percentage over Valenzuela's 67%.

Isaac Cruz is the older man by 1 year, at 24 years old.

Valenzuela has a height advantage of 3 inches over Cruz. This also extends to a 7-inch reach advantage.

Both Isaac Cruz & Jose Valenzuela fight out of an orthodox stance.

Cruz is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 14 more fights, and made his debut in 2015, 3 years and 6 months earlier than Valenzuela, whose first professional fight was in 2018. He has fought 85 more professional rounds, 130 to Valenzuela's 45.

Isaac Cruz goes into the fight ranked number 7 by the WBA, 2 by the WBC, 3 by the WBO, 4 by the IBF and 4 by the RING at lightweight.

Cruz vs Valenzuela 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 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 won against 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 defeated Jose Matias Romero on 13th March 2021 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Mohegan Sun Casino, Connecticut.

Valenzuela has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 3 of them, going the distance once.

In his last fight, he lost to Edwin De Los Santos on 4th September 2022 by knockout in the 3rd round at Crypto.com Arena, Los Angeles, United States.

Previous to that, he had won against Francisco Vargas on 16th April 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at AT&T Stadium, Texas.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Austin Dulay on 18th December 2021 by technical knockout in the 4th round at Armory, Minnesota.

Before that, he had beat Deiner Berrio on 18th September 2021 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Mechanics Bank Arena, California.

He had won against Donte Strayhorn on 21st August 2021 by technical knockout in the 4th round at T-Mobile Arena, Nevada.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Jose Valenzuela has been fighting more than Isaac Cruz.

Isaac Cruz last fought 3 months and 5 days ago, while Jose Valenzuela's last outing was 3 months and 5 days ago.

Cruz's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 8 months and 26 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 4 months and 7 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 41 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 8.2 rounds on average.

Valenzuela's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 3 months and 18 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 3 months and 5 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 22 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 4.4 rounds on average.

What are the odds on Cruz vs Valenzuela?

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