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When is Santa Cruz vs Magsayo?
Leo Santa Cruz could take on Mark Magsayo in Autumn/Fall 2023 in the United States.
The fight would be contested over 12 rounds in the Featherweight division, which means the weight limit would be 126 pounds (9 stone or 57.1 KG).
Santa Cruz vs Magsayo stats
Leo Santa Cruz would step into the ring with a record of 38 wins, 2 loses and 1 draw, 19 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Mark Magsayo would make his way to the ring with a record of 24 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 16 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Magsayo would have advantage in power over Santa Cruz, with a 67% knock out percentage over Santa Cruz's 50%.
Leo Santa Cruz is the older man by 7 years, at 34 years old.
Santa Cruz has a height advantage of 1 inch over Magsayo. This also extends to a 1-inch reach advantage.
Both Leo Santa Cruz & Mark Magsayo fight out of an orthodox stance.
Santa Cruz is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 16 more fights, and made his debut in 2006, 6 years and 7 months earlier than Magsayo, whose first professional fight was in 2013. He has fought 134 more professional rounds, 277 to Magsayo's 143.
Mark Magsayo is currently ranked number 9 by the WBA, 3 by the WBC, 7 by the WBO and 3 by the RING in the 126lb division.
Santa Cruz vs Magsayo form
Santa Cruz has won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 4 times.
In his last fight, he beat Keenan Carbajal on 5th February 2022 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Michelob Ultra Arena, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had beat Miguel Flores on 23rd November 2019 by unanimous decision in their WBA Super World Super Featherweight championship fight at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, he had won against Rafael Rivera on 16th February 2019 by unanimous decision in their WBA Super World Featherweight championship fight at Microsoft Theater, California.
Before that, he had beat Abner Mares on 9th June 2018 by unanimous decision in their WBA Super World Featherweight championship fight at Staples Center, LA.
He had defeated Chris Avalos on 14th October 2017 by technical knockout in the 8th round in their WBA Super World Featherweight championship fight at StubHub Center, Carson.
Magsayo has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight, he lost to Rey Vargas on 9th July 2022 by split decision in their WBC World Featherweight championship fight at Alamodome, San Antonio, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Gary Russell Jr on 22nd January 2022 by majority decision in their WBC World Featherweight championship fight at Borgata Hotel Casino, New Jersey.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Julio Ceja on 21st August 2021 by knockout in the 10th round at T-Mobile Arena, Nevada.
Before that, he had beat Pablo Cruz on 10th April 2021 by technical knockout in the 4th round at Mohegan Sun Casino, Connecticut.
He had won against Rigoberto Hermosillo on 3rd October 2020 by split decision in their 10 round contest at Microsoft Theater, California.
In terms of recent activity, Mark Magsayo has been fighting more than Leo Santa Cruz.
Leo Santa Cruz last fought 10 months and 4 days ago, while Mark Magsayo's last outing was 5 months ago.
Santa Cruz's last 5 fights have come over a period of 5 years, 1 month and 25 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 1 year and 11 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 54 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 10.8 rounds on average.
Magsayo's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 2 months and 6 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 8 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 48 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 9.6 rounds on average.
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