VS
Autumn/Fall 2024
Potentially

in the United States

Potential contest @ Lightweight
21-0-0
26-2-1

Final Eliminator For

WBC World Lightweight Championship

The tape

26
Age
26
5' 7" / 170 cm
Height
5' 5" / 164 cm
68.1" / 173 cm
Reach
62.6" / 159 cm
Southpaw (L)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Full record

UD 12TKO 6UD 12UD 12TKO 10
Form
TKO 8SD 12KO 2TKO 5UD 12
21
Wins
26
10
By KO
18
48
KO%
69
0
Losses
2
0
Stopped
0
0
Draws
1
2017
Debut
2015
145
Pro rounds
148

Current rankings @ Lightweight

4
The Ring
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WBA
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WBC
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WBO
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IBF
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Shakur Stevenson vs Isaac ‘Pitbull’ Cruz preview


When is Stevenson vs Cruz?

Shakur Stevenson could take on Isaac ‘Pitbull’ Cruz in Autumn/Fall 2024 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).

The contest would be a final eliminator for the WBC lightweight championship of the world.

Stevenson vs Cruz stats

Shakur Stevenson would step into the ring with an undefeated record of 21 wins, zero losses, and 0 draws, 10 of those wins coming by way of knockout.

Isaac ‘Pitbull’ Cruz would make his way to the ring with a record of 26 wins, 2 losses and 1 draw, with 18 of those wins by knockout.

The stats suggest Cruz would have a large advantage in power over Stevenson, boasting a 69% knockout percentage compared to Stevenson's 48%.

Shakur Stevenson is the same age as Isaac ‘Pitbull’ Cruz, at 26 years old.

Stevenson has a height advantage of 2 inches over Cruz. This also extends to a 5-inch reach advantage.

Shakur Stevenson fights out of the southpaw stance, while Isaac ‘Pitbull’ Cruz is an orthodox fighter.

Stevenson is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 8 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2017, 2 years and 1 month later than Cruz, whose first professional fight was in 2015. He has fought 3 fewer professional rounds, totaling 145 compared to Cruz's 148.

Shakur Stevenson goes into the fight ranked number 4 by The Ring at lightweight.

Stevenson vs Cruz form

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

In his last fight, he defeated Edwin De Los Santos on November 16, 2023, by unanimous decision in their WBC World Lightweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.

Prior to that, he had defeated Shuichiro Yoshino on April 8, 2023, by technical knockout in the 6th round in their WBC World Lightweight eliminator fight at Prudential Center, Newark.

Going into that contest, he had beaten Robson Conceicao on September 23, 2022, by unanimous decision in their WBC World Super Featherweight and WBO World Junior Lightweight championship fight at Prudential Center, Newark.

Before that, he had won against Oscar Valdez on April 30, 2022, by unanimous decision in their WBC World Super Featherweight, WBO World Junior Lightweight and The Ring Junior Lightweight championship fight at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.

He had beaten Jamel Herring on October 23, 2021, by technical knockout in the 10th round in their WBO World Junior Lightweight championship fight at State Farm Arena, Georgia.

Cruz has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 3 of them, going the distance once.

In his last fight, he defeated Rolando ‘Rolly’ Romero on March 30, 2024, by technical knockout in the 8th round in their WBA World Super Lightweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.

Prior to that, he had defeated Giovanni Cabrera on July 29, 2023, by split decision in their 12 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, he had won against Eduardo Ramirez on September 4, 2022, by knockout in the 2nd round at Crypto.com Arena, Los Angeles.

Before that, he had defeated Yuriorkis Gamboa on April 16, 2022, by technical knockout in the 5th round at AT&T Stadium, Texas.

He had been beaten by Gervonta ‘Tank’ Davis on December 5, 2021, by unanimous decision in their WBA World Lightweight championship fight at Staples Center, California.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Isaac ‘Pitbull’ Cruz has been fighting more than Shakur Stevenson.

Shakur Stevenson last fought 10 months and 15 days ago, while Isaac ‘Pitbull’ Cruz's last outing was 6 months and 1 day ago.

Stevenson's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 11 months and 8 days, which means he has been fighting approximately every 7 months and 2 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 52 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 10.4 rounds on average.

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 6 months and 25 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 39 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 7.8 rounds on average.

What are the odds on Stevenson vs Cruz?

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