The undefeated Wbo champion Terry Flanagan entered this fight with a perfect boxing record of 31-0-0 (12 knockouts) and he is ranked as the No.2 lightweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Rances Barthelemy). He has fought twice in 2016 winning over Derry Mathews (=Flanagan vs Mathews 2) and Mzonke Fana (=Flanagan vs Fana).
His opponent, Orlando Cruz, has an official record of 25-4-1 (13 knockouts) and he entered as the No.31 super featherweight. He suffered two consecutive losses between 2013 and 2014, against Orlando Salido (=Salido vs Cruz) and Gamalier Rodriguez, but then he has won five bouts beating Gabino Cota in his last one. Flanagan vs Cruz is valid for the WBO World lightweight title (Flanagan’s fourth defense). Watch the video and rate this fight!
Where: Motorpoint Arena, Cardiff, United Kingdom
Division: lightweight (135 lbs, 61.2 kg)
Title: WBO World lightweight title
Flanagan’s previous fight: Terry Flanagan vs Mzonke Fana
Flanagan’s next fight: Terry Flanagan vs Petr Petrov
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