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Ryan Garcia vs Isaac Cruz preview
When is Ryan Garcia vs Isaac Cruz?
Ryan Garcia could fight Isaac Cruz 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).
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 24 wins, 2 loses and 1 draw, with 17 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 71%.
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 4 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 and 3 by the RING at lightweight.
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.
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 Luke Campbell on 2nd January 2021 by technical knockout in the 7th round at American Airlines Center, Dallas.
Before that, he had won against Francisco Fonseca on 14th February 2020 by knockout in the 1st round at Honda Center, California.
He had beat Romero Duno on 2nd November 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.
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 won against 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.
In terms of recent activity, Isaac Cruz has been fighting more than Ryan Garcia.
Ryan Garcia last fought 8 months and 6 days ago, while Isaac Cruz's last outing was 6 months and 18 days ago.
Garcia's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 4 months and 20 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 8 months and 4 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 27 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 5.4 rounds on average.
Cruz's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years and 9 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 4 months and 27 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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