Luis Cruz (boxer)

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Luis Cruz
Real name Luis A. Cruz
Nickname(s) El Artesano
Rated at Super Featherweight
Height 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
Nationality  Puerto Rico
Born (1985-10-10) October 10, 1985 (age 31)
Las Piedras, Puerto Rico
Stance Orthodox
Boxing record
Total fights 19
Wins 19
Wins by KO 15
Losses 1
Draws 0
No contests 0

Luis Cruz (born October 10, 1985) is a Puerto Rican professional boxer who currently competes in the Super Featherweight division.

Amateur career[edit]

Had 71 amateur fights. Record about a 50-21. Won the National Youth title two years in a row and was on the Puerto Rican national team for two and a half, three years - on 'Team B.' It was the alternate team.


  • 2006 JOSE CHEO APONTE TOURNAMENT, Caguas, Puerto Rico, 125 pounds: in the semifinals on 3-24-06 he lost a 9-8 decision against Alex Oliveira of Brazil.
  • 2006 INDEPENDENCE CUP, Santiago de los Caballeros, Dominican Republic, 125 pounds: in the quarterfinals on 3-15-05 he lost a 15-9 decision against Dario de la Cruz of Dominican Republic.
  • JOSE CHEO APONTE TOURNAMENT, Caguas, Puerto Rico, 125 pounds: in his first fight on 6-3-05 he had a 9-9 draw, but lost the tiebreaker against William Silva of Brazil.

Professional career[edit]

He debuted at the age of 21 on March 3, 2007 in San Juan, PR, and knocked out Jose Gonzalez (0-2) at 1:23 of the 1st round.

Professional boxing record[edit]

19 Wins (15 knockouts, 4 decisions), 1 Loss, 0 Draws[1]
Res. Record Opponent Type Rd., Time Date Location Notes
Loss 20-2 Mexico José Félix, Jr. UD 10 (10) 2012-09-13 United States Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Win 20-1 Mexico Tomas Sierra KO 1 (8), 2:32 2012-06-23 Mexico Centro de Usos Multiples, Hermosillo, Sonora, Mexico
Loss 19-1 Mexico Juan Carlos Burgos MD 10 (10) 2011-11-12 United States MGM Grand Garden Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Win 19-0 United States Antonio Davis TKO 6 (10), 1:39 2011-09-10 United States Boardwalk Hall, Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States
Win 18-0 Mexico Martin Honorio UD 10 2011-04-16 Puerto Rico Coliseo Ruben Rodriguez, Bayamon, Puerto Rico


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