Summer 2024
Potentially

in the United States

Potential contest @ Featherweight
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31-3-1

The tape

35
Age
33
5' 7" / 171 cm
Height
5' 7" / 170 cm
68.9" / 175 cm
Reach
66.9" / 170 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Full record

UD 10KO 6UD 12UD 12UD 12
Form
TKO 7MD 12TKO 7TD 1TKO 9
38
Wins
31
19
By KO
8
50
KO%
26
2
Losses
3
1
Stopped
2
1
Draws
1
2006
Debut
2009
277
Pro rounds
268

Current rankings @ Featherweight

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The Ring
7
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WBA
-
-
WBC
7
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WBO
-
-
IBF
-

Leo Santa Cruz vs Josh Warrington preview


When is Santa Cruz vs Warrington?

Leo Santa Cruz could potentially square off against Josh Warrington in Summer 2024 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).

Santa Cruz vs Warrington 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.

Josh Warrington would make his way to the ring with a record of 31 wins, 3 loses and 1 draw, with 8 of those wins by knock out.

The stats suggest Santa Cruz would have a large advantage in power over Warrington, boosting at 50% knock out percentage over Warrington's 26%.

Leo Santa Cruz is the older man by 2 years, at 35 years old.

Santa Cruz has 2-inch reach advantage.

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

Santa Cruz is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 6 more fights, and made his debut in 2006, 3 years earlier than Warrington, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He has fought 9 more professional rounds, 277 to Warrington's 268.

Josh Warrington is currently ranked number 7 by the WBC and 7 by the RING in the 126lb division.

Santa Cruz vs Warrington form

Leo Santa Cruz has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he defeated 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 been beaten by Gervonta ‘Tank’ Davis on 31st October 2020 by knockout in the 6th round in their WBA Super World Super Featherweight and WBA World Lightweight championship fight at Alamodome, San Antonio.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Miguel Flores on 23rd November 2019 by unanimous decision in their WBA Super World Super Featherweight championship fight at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.

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

He had won against Abner Mares on 9th June 2018 by unanimous decision in their WBA Super World Featherweight championship fight at Staples Center, LA.

Josh Warrington has stopped 1 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he lost to Leigh Wood on 7th October 2023 by technical knockout in the 7th round in their WBA World Featherweight championship fight at Sheffield Arena, Sheffield, United Kingdom.

Previous to that, he had lost to Luis Alberto Lopez on 10th December 2022 by majority decision in their IBF World Featherweight championship fight at First Direct Arena, Leeds.

Going into that contest, he had beat Kiko Martinez on 26th March 2022 by technical knockout in the 7th round in their IBF World Featherweight championship fight at First Direct Arena, Leeds.

Before that, he had drawn with Mauricio Lara on 4th September 2021 by technical draw in their 1 round contest at Emerald Headingley Stadium, Leeds.

He had been beaten by Mauricio Lara on 13th February 2021 by technical knockout in the 9th round at Wembley (SSE) Arena, London.

Activity check

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

Leo Santa Cruz last fought 2 years, 5 months and 21 days ago, while Josh Warrington's last outing was 9 months and 19 days ago.

Santa Cruz's last 5 fights have come over a period of 6 years, 1 month and 17 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 1 year, 2 months and 23 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 52 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 10.4 rounds on average.

Warrington's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 5 months and 13 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 8 months and 8 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 36 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 7.2 rounds on average.

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