Born October 5th 1986 Ronald Cruz (aged 32) has built up a good career record of 20-5-0. With plenty of experience and now 25 fights as a pro, Cruz hopes to move on to better things in future as he moves into the later stages of his career. Cruz's longest win streak is 17 fights between January 2009 and June 2012. His longest KO streak in his 25 fights is 8 fights long.
In an impressive debut, Cruz kept his calm and defeated Joel Rijos over 4 rounds via a judges decision. This was only the 4th time Rijos had been taken the full distance. Cruz then went on to win his next 13 fights - fighting 7 times in 2009 and 3 times in 2011 racking up wins against Jeremy Bryan, Norman Allen and Juan ramon Cruz amongst others.
Manuel Guzman was Cruz's next fight on April 23rd, 2011 and also his next win in his career. Cruz's fight against Manuel Guzman came in the 3rd round of a 8 round fight via RTD. Cruz became the first person to stop Guzman. Racking up wins against Doel Carrasquillo and Christopher Fernandez, Cruz went on to fight and win these next 2 fights.
On November 19th, 2011 Cruz fought and beat Anges Adjaho (25-6-0) to continue his unbeaten streak. Adjaho was stopped in the 5th round via TKO meaning Cruz was the 2nd person to stop this opponent. Taking his record to 17 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, Cruz then went on to win a further 2 fights.
Unfortunately, the first defeat of Cruz's career came against Antwone Smith on September 21st, 2012 in Cruz's 18th professional fight. Taking the first setback of his career, the September 21st, 2012 Smith defeat went the full distance and ended via SD.
Cruz went into his next fight against Errol Spence jr on June 27th, 2014 with a career record of 20-4-0. Cruz fought and was defeated by Errol Spence jr. Cruz was the 3rd person to go the distance with this opponent.
Cruz's next defeat of his career came against Dmitry Mikhaylenko on November 8th, 2014. Cruz never really got going in his latest fight vs Mikhaylenko. Mikhaylenko was the better man and became the first fighter to stop Cruz in a round 8 RTD shutout.