Current rankings @ Lightweight
When is Ryan Garcia vs Isaac Cruz?
Ryan Garcia could fight Isaac Cruz in Summer 2022 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).
Ryan Garcia vs Isaac Cruz stats
Ryan Garcia would step into the ring with an undefeated record of 23 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 19 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Isaac Cruz would make his way to the ring with a record of 23 wins, 2 loses and 1 draw, with 16 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Garcia would have advantage in power over Cruz, with a 83% knock out percentage over Cruz's 70%.
Ryan Garcia is the same age as Isaac Cruz, at 24 years old.
Garcia has a height advantage of 5 inches over Cruz. This also extends to a 7-inch reach advantage.
Both Ryan Garcia & Isaac Cruz fight out of an orthodox stance.
Garcia is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 3 less fights, and made his debut in 2016, 1 year and 2 months later than Cruz, whose first professional fight was in 2015. He has fought 43 less professional rounds, 85 to Cruz's 128.
Ryan Garcia goes into the fight ranked number 1 by the WBA, 2 by the WBC, 10 by the IBF and 5 by the RING at lightweight.
Isaac Cruz is currently ranked number 11 by the WBA, 3 by the WBC, 3 by the WBO, 4 by the IBF and 6 by the RING in the 135lb division.
Ryan Garcia vs Isaac Cruz form
Garcia remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 4 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he defeated Javier Fortuna on 16th July 2022 by knockout in the 6th round at Crypto.com Arena, Los Angeles, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Emmanuel Tagoe on 9th April 2022 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Alamodome, San Antonio.
Going into that contest, he had beat Francisco Fonseca on 14th February 2020 by knockout in the 1st round at Honda Center, California.
Before that, he had won against Romero Duno on 2nd November 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.
He had beat Jose Lopez on 30th March 2019 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at Fantasy Springs Casino, California.
Cruz has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight, he defeated 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 defeated Francisco Vargas on 19th June 2021 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Toyota Center, Texas.
Before that, he had won against 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.
In terms of recent activity, Isaac Cruz has been fighting more than Ryan Garcia.
Ryan Garcia last fought 1 month ago, while Isaac Cruz's last outing was 4 months ago.
Garcia's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 4 months and 17 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 8 months and 4 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 22 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 4.4 rounds on average.
Cruz's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 9 months and 16 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 4 months and 10 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 40 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 8 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Ryan Garcia vs Isaac Cruz?
Isaac Cruz is currently (+100) to win the fight outright, while you can get (+100) on Ryan Garcia if you fancy the incredible upset.