Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

Luis Cruz's Take on Chavez vs. Martinez, Ramos Bout

By Ryan Burton

BoxingScene.com recently reported that a fight between super featherweight contender Luis Cruz (20-1) and prospect Casey Ramos (16-0) was being discussed for a special September 13th edition of ESPN Friday Night Fights. 

The Puerto Rican fighter told us that he is excited to be fighting in Las Vegas two days before the Julio Cesar Chavez Jr-Sergio "Maravilla" Martinez pay-per-view mega event and gave us his thoughts on the fight.

"The Maravilla versus Chavez fight is a must see fight. It is what makes boxing exciting and interesting," Cruz stated. "On one hand you have Chavez who is a lot bigger and stronger and on the other you have Maravilla who is faster, has better defense and has faced better opposition."

The 26 year-old Cruz hopes a victory over Ramos puts him back on track to a title shot.  He was on the right path until he lost a decision to Juan Carlos Burgos last November. Cruz said that he would love to get a chance to avenge his loss.

"There are a lot of good fighters at 130 pounds. I definitely would love to fight Burgos again," Cruz told BoxingScene.

Tags: Luis Cruz image  
User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by PureBoxingCEO on 08-12-2012

I was a fan of Cruz until the Burgos fight. Yeah he lost, but men, what an awful performance by a guy that had a celebrated amateur background.

Comment by Sttag on 08-12-2012

I actually saw the fight where he lost. He looked OK but he was way too inactive looking to counter. Has a very good chin and was fresh at the end of the bout but the right man won.

Comment by mathed on 08-12-2012

Didn't really give an analysis of the fight though. Chavez has a melt down in training and Sergio eats him up like a hungry lion attacking an injured caribou.

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (3)
Top Headlines Video: Julian Williams on Ishe Smith Win, Reacts To Trout, More Photos: Anthony Dirrell Edges Denis Douglin in Tough Bout Video: Austin Trout Talks Canelo-Golovkin, Williams, Hurd, More Video: Trainer Breaks Down Julian Williams Win Over Ishe Smith Bellew: I Can 100% Beat Parker, No Way Can He Deal With Joshua! De La Hoya: I Won't Chase McGregor, The Challenge Was Made! Mike Gavronski Wins WBA Regional Title, Beats Hernandez Oscar Vasquez, Gabriel Flores, Bruno Escalante Win in Reno Bryant Cruz Stops Luna: Micah, Lawson Pick Up Wins Deontay Wilder - From Mild-Mannered To Motormouth Ishe Smith: I Fought My Ass Off, The Judges Saw What They Saw De La Hoya: Canelo vs. Golovkin Rematch Will "Definitely Happen" Julian Williams Wins Tough Decision Over Ishe Smith Julian Williams vs. Ishe Smith - LIVE BoxingScene Scorecard Lionell Thompson Drops, Shocks Earl Newman With Points Win Tugstsogt Nyambayar Gets Off The Floor, Decisions Dela Torre De La Hoya on McGregor: It Took Mayweather 10, I Only Need 2! Photos: Oscar De La Hoya Foundation Annual Turkey Giveaway Frampton: That Got The Cobwebs Off, Now I Want The Big Guys! Tomasz Adamek Decisions Fred Kassi Over Ten Rounds Carl Frampton Wins Tough Decision Over Horacio Garcia BWAA Announce a Women's Fighter of The Year Award Jerwin Ancajas Batters, Stops Jamie Conlan in Sixth Round Paddy Barnes Breaks Down, Stops Eliecer Quezada Jono Carroll Claims Vacant IBF Regional Belt With TKO Win Alex Dickinson Gets Decision Win on Frampton Card in Belfast Tomasz Adamek vs. Fred Kassi - LIVE Results From Poland Zolani Tete With Brutal Knockout of Gonya in 11 Seconds! Carl Frampton vs. Horacio Garcia - Early Results From Belfast Ishe Smith: I Would Have Fought Julian Williams in Philly Giovani Santillan Picks Up Stoppage Victory in Ontario Tyron Zeuge Sidelined With Illness, Ekpo Rematch Pushed Back Julian Williams Mentally Prepared For 'Road Game' With Smith Joe Gallagher Pleads: No Callum Smith vs. Braehmer in Germany Carl Frampton: I Feel I Can Stop Any Featherweight in The World Sadam Ali: Moving Up, Fighting Legendary Cotto "a Little Scary" Parker: Joshua's Chin is a Weakness; I Can Knock Him Out! Frank Warren: I Spoke To Haymon About Santa Cruz-Frampton 3 Jerwin Ancajas - The Traveling Man is Back on The Road Felix Cash, Ted Cheeseman Added To Taylor-McCaskill Card
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement