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Devin Haney vs Isaac Cruz preview
When is Haney vs Cruz?
Devin Haney could face Isaac Cruz in Autumn/Fall 2023 in the United States.
The fight would be contested over 12 rounds in the Lightweight division, which means the weight limit would be 135 pounds (9.6 stone or 61.2 KG).
Haney vs Cruz stats
Devin Haney would step into the ring with an undefeated record of 29 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 15 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Isaac Cruz would make his way to the ring with a record of 24 wins, 2 loses and 1 draw, with 17 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Cruz would have advantage in power over Haney, with a 71% knock out percentage over Haney's 52%.
Devin Haney is the same age as Isaac Cruz, at 24 years old.
Haney has a height advantage of 4 inches over Cruz. This also extends to a 8-inch reach advantage.
Both Devin Haney & Isaac Cruz fight out of an orthodox stance.
Haney is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 2 more fights, and made his debut in 2015, 8 months later than Cruz, whose first professional fight was in 2015. He has fought 58 more professional rounds, 186 to Cruz's 128.
Isaac Cruz is currently ranked number 6 by the WBA, 2 by the WBC, 5 by the WBO, 4 by the IBF and 4 by the RING in the 135lb division.
Haney vs Cruz form
Haney remains undefeated as a professional.
In his last fight, he beat George Kambosos on 16th October 2022 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Lightweight, WBA Super World Lightweight, WBC World Lightweight and WBO World Lightweight championship fight at Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne, Australia.
Previous to that, he had beat George Kambosos on 5th June 2022 by unanimous decision in their The Ring Lightweight, WBA World Lightweight, IBF World Lightweight and WBO World Lightweight championship fight at Marvel Stadium, Melbourne.
Going into that contest, he had won against Joseph ‘Jo Jo’ Diaz on 4th December 2021 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Lightweight championship fight at MGM Grand, Grand Garden Arena, Nevada, United States.
Before that, he had beat Jorge Linares on 29th May 2021 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Lightweight championship fight at Michelob ULTRA Arena, Las Vegas.
He had defeated Yuriorkis Gamboa on 7th November 2020 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Lightweight championship fight at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Florida.
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 defeated Francisco Vargas on 19th June 2021 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Toyota Center, Texas.
He had beat Jose Matias Romero on 13th March 2021 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Mohegan Sun Casino, Connecticut.
In terms of recent activity, Isaac Cruz has been fighting more than Devin Haney.
Devin Haney last fought 5 months and 11 days ago, while Isaac Cruz's last outing was 6 months and 23 days ago.
Haney's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 4 months and 20 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 23 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 60 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 12 rounds on average.
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.
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