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When is Stevenson vs Cruz?
Shakur Stevenson could take on Isaac Cruz in Spring 2024 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).
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 loses and 0 draws, 10 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Isaac Cruz would make his way to the ring with a record of 25 wins, 2 loses and 1 draw, with 17 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Cruz would have advantage in power over Stevenson, with a 68% knock out percentage over Stevenson's 48%.
Shakur Stevenson is the older man by 1 year, 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 Cruz is an orthodox fighter.
Stevenson is currently arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 7 less fights, and made his debut in 2017, 2 year and 1 month later than Cruz, whose first professional fight was in 2015. He has fought 5 more professional rounds, 145 to Cruz's 140.
Shakur Stevenson goes into the fight ranked number 5 by the RING at lightweight.
Isaac Cruz is currently ranked number 1 by the WBA, 3 by the WBC, 3 by the WBO, 4 by the IBF and 3 by the RING in the 135lb division.
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 16th November 2023 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Lightweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Shuichiro Yoshino on 8th April 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 beat Robson Conceicao on 23rd September 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 30th April 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 beat Jamel Herring on 23rd October 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 2 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight, he defeated Giovanni Cabrera on 29th July 2023 by split decision in their 12 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Eduardo Ramirez on 4th September 2022 by knockout in the 2nd round at Crypto.com Arena, Los Angeles.
Going into that contest, he had won against Yuriorkis Gamboa on 16th April 2022 by technical knockout in the 5th round at AT&T Stadium, Texas.
Before that, 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.
He had defeated Francisco Vargas on 19th June 2021 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Toyota Center, Texas.
In terms of recent activity, Shakur Stevenson has been fighting more than Isaac Cruz.
Shakur Stevenson last fought 4 months and 19 days ago, while Isaac Cruz's last outing was 8 months and 6 days ago.
Stevenson's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 5 months and 12 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 27 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 16 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 23 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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