Santa Cruz vs Warrington

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  • Santa Cruz vs Warrington
  • 37-1-1 30-0-0
  • Potential : Late 2020
  • USA
  • IBF World Featherweight Championship
  • WBA Super World Featherweight Championship
  • 12 Round Contest @ Featherweight
  • MD 12TKO 8UD 12UD 12UD 12 < form KO 10SD 12UD 12MD 12TKO 2 <
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  • 31 age 29
  • 5' 7" / 171cm height 5' 7" / 170cm
  • 68.9" / 175cm reach
  • Orthodox (r) stance Orthodox (r)
  • full record
  • 37 wins 30
  • 19 by ko 7
  • 51% Ko% 23%
  • 1 Losses 0
  • 0 Stopped 0
  • 1 draws 0
  • 2006 Debut 2009
  • 261 Pro rds 231
  • current rankings @ Featherweight
  • The Ring 1
  • WBA
  • WBC
  • WBO
  • IBF

Santa Cruz vs Warrington Info

Leo Santa Cruz could potentially square off against Josh Warrington in Late 2020 in the United States.

The fight would be scheduled for 12 rounds in the Featherweight division, which means the weight limit would be 126 pounds (9 stone or 57.1 KG).

The contest would be for the unified featherweight championship of the world, with the IBF & WBA belts on the line.

Santa Cruz would be making his 4th defence of the WBA Super World Featherweight Championship. He won this belt against Carl Frampton in January 2017. He has held this belt for 3 years 6 months and 7 days.

Warrington will be making his 4th defence of the IBF World Featherweight Championship. He won this belt against Lee Selby in May 2018. He has held this belt for 2 years 2 months and 16 days.

Santa Cruz vs Warrington stats

Leo Santa Cruz would step into the ring with a record of 37 wins, 1 loss and 1 draw, 19 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Josh Warrington would make his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 30 wins, with 7 of those by knock out.

The stats suggest Santa Cruz would have a large advantage in power over Warrington, boosting at 51% knock out percentage over Warrington's 23%.

Leo Santa Cruz is the older man by 2 years, at 31 years old.

Both Leo Santa Cruz & Josh Warrington fight out of an orthodox stance.

Santa Cruz is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 9 more fights, and made his debut in 2006, 3 years earlier than Warrington, who’s first professional fight was in 2009. He has fought 30 more professional rounds, 261 to Warrington's 231.

Josh Warrington is currently ranked number 1 by the RING in the 126lb division.

Santa Cruz vs Warrington 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 defeated Miguel Flores on 23rd November 2019 by unanimous decision in their WBA Super World Super Featherweight championship fight at MGM Grand, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had defeated Rafael Rivera on 16th February 2019 by unanimous decision in their WBA Super World Featherweight championship fight at Microsoft Theater, California.

Going into that contest, he had beat Abner Mares on 9th June 2018 by unanimous decision in their WBA Super World Featherweight championship fight at Staples Center, LA.

Before that, he had won against 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.

He had beat Carl Frampton on 28th January 2017 by majority decision in their WBA Super World Featherweight championship fight at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.

Warrington remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 2 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he defeated Sofiane Takoucht on 12th October 2019 by technical knockout in the 2nd round in their IBF World Featherweight championship fight at First Direct Arena, Leeds, United Kingdom.

Previous to that, he had defeated Kid Galahad on 15th June 2019 by majority decision in their IBF World Featherweight championship fight at First Direct Arena, Leeds.

Going into that contest, he had won against Carl Frampton on 22nd December 2018 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Featherweight championship fight at Manchester Arena, Manchester.

Before that, he had defeated Lee Selby on 19th May 2018 by split decision in their IBF World Featherweight championship fight at Elland Road Stadium, Leeds.

He had beat Dennis Ceylan on 21st October 2017 by knockout in the 10th round at First Direct Arena, Leeds.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Josh Warrington has been fighting more than Leo Santa Cruz.

Leo Santa Cruz last fought 8 months and 12 days ago, while Josh Warrington's last outing was 9 months and 23 days ago.

Santa Cruz's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years 9 months and 26 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 8 months and 14 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 56 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 11.2 rounds on average.

Warrington's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year 11 months and 21 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 29 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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