Tape rankings @ Super Featherweight
Who won Magsayo vs Cruz?
Mark Magsayo beat Pablo Cruz by technical knockout in the 4th round on Saturday 10th April 2021 at Mohegan Sun Casino in Connecticut.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 8 rounds in the Super Featherweight division, which meant the weight limit was 130 pounds (9.3 stone or 59 KG).
This fight appeared on the undercard of Jaron ‘Boots’ Ennis beating Sergey Lipinets. Also, on the undercard Eimantas Stanionis defeated Thomas Dulorme and Jerwin Ancajas was victorious over Jonathan Javier Rodriguez for the IBF World Junior Bantamweight title.
Magsayo vs Cruz stats
Back in April 2021, Mark Magsayo stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 21 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 14 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Pablo Cruz made his way to the ring with a record of 21 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 6 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Magsayo had a massive power advantage over Cruz, boosting at 67% knock out percentage over Cruz's 29%.
Mark Magsayo was the older man by 28 years, at 26 years old.
Cruz had a height advantage of 1 inch over Magsayo. Despite this, both fighters had equal reach.
Both Mark Magsayo & Pablo Cruz fought out of an orthodox stance.
Magsayo was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 3 less fights, and made his debut in 2013, 10 year and 6 months later than Cruz, whose first professional fight was in . He had fought 44 more professional rounds, 155 to Cruz's 111.
Magsayo vs Cruz form
Magsayo had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 2 of them, going the distance 3 times.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had defeated Rigoberto Hermosillo on 3rd October 2020 by split decision in their 10 round contest at Microsoft Theater, California, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Pungluang Sor Singyu on 31st August 2019 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Bohol Wisdom School Gym, Bohol, Philippines.
Going into that contest, he had beat Shota Hayashi on 25th November 2017 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Bohol Wisdom School Gym, Bohol.
Before that, he had won against Daniel Diaz on 8th July 2017 by technical knockout in the 1st round at IEC Convention Center, Barangay Mabolo, Cebu.
He had beat Issa Nampepeche on 29th April 2017 by technical knockout in the 1st round at Cebu City Waterfront Hotel & Casino, Barangay Lahug, Cebu.
Magsayo's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 11 months and 12 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 15 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 36 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7.2 rounds on average.
What time did Magsayo vs Cruz start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 PM EST / 7:00 PM PST at Mohegan Sun Casino, Connecticut, United States, which was around 3:00 AM BST in the UK.
Who broadcast Magsayo vs Cruz?
Magsayo vs Cruz was broadcast on ShowTime in the US.
What were the odds on Magsayo vs Cruz?
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