Erika Cruz (Dinamita) is a Mexican professional boxer. He was born in Mexico City, Mexico on May 3, 1990. Cruz made his professional boxing debut at the age of 25 against Diana Gabriela Ojeda Crespo on March 6, 2016. He is a featherweight world champion. Cruz is 32 years old, he will turn 33 in 6 months and 26 days.
6 years and 5 months into his professional boxing career, Erika Cruz has fought 16 times with 15 wins and a single loss. As of October 2022, Cruz' boxing record stands at 15-1 (3 KOs). In total, he has fought 95 rounds of professional boxing in 16 bouts.
|Total Title Wins||1|
|Title-Fight KO Wins||0|
|Losses via KO||0|
|16||Sep 3, 2022||32||Jelena Mrdjenovich||Win||UD|
|15||Nov 26, 2021||31||Melissa Esquivel||Win||SD|
|14||Apr 22, 2021||30||Jelena Mrdjenovich||Win||TD|
|13||Feb 20, 2021||30||Leticia Uribe||Win||UD|
|12||Sep 21, 2019||29||Jocelyn Morales Torres||Win||UD|
|11||Mar 8, 2019||28||Vissia Trovato||Win||UD|
|10||Oct 27, 2018||28||Magaly Rodríguez||Win||MD|
|9||Jun 29, 2018||28||Karina Hernández Boiso||Win||TD|
|8||Mar 16, 2018||27||Karla Ramos Zamora||Win||UD|
|7||Oct 20, 2017||27||Maria Elena Villalobos||Win||TKO3|
|6||Jul 8, 2017||27||Aidé Rodríguez||Win||TKO2|
|5||May 12, 2017||27||Virgen Adriana Tapia||Win||UD|
|4||Oct 8, 2016||26||Guadalupe Lincer Ortiz||Win||MD|
|3||Aug 26, 2016||26||Guadalupe Zi Jaimes||Win||TKO1|
|2||Jun 25, 2016||26||Alondra González Flores||Loss||MD|
|1||Mar 6, 2016||25||Diana Gabriela Ojeda Crespo||Win||UD|
Erika Cruz started boxing professionally at 25 years of age; he debuted against Diana Gabriela Ojeda Crespo on March 6, 2016, and defeated Crespo via 4 round unanimous decision.
He had his first world title fight at the age of 30 on April 22, 2021 after 13 professional fights against Jelena Mrdjenovich for the featherweight WBA title. Cruz defeated Mrdjenovich via 7 round technical-decision to become the new featherweight champion of the world.
Cruz' notable victories include wins over Jelena Mrdjenovich, Melissa Esquivel, Jocelyn Morales Torres, Vissia Trovato, Leticia Uribe, Maria Elena Villalobos, and Magaly Rodríguez. For a complete list of Cruz' best performances refer to Erika Cruz' best fights.
His most recent fight was a featherweight title defense bout against Canadian boxer Jelena Mrdjenovich on September 3, 2022. Cruz won the fight via 10 round unanimous decision and defended his WBA title. It's been 1 month and 4 days since this fight.
Erika Cruz fought for a world title in one fight and won. He has won one belt at featherweight (WBA).
|Apr 22, 2021||Jelena Mrdjenovich||FT||WBA|
Cruz has knocked out 3 of his 16 opponents so far. His KO ratio currently stands at 18.8%. Of his total 15 wins, 3 of them have been via KO (20%).
Erika Cruz has had just a single loss in 16 fights. He suffered his first loss against Alondra González Flores via 4 round MD in his 2nd fight. Flores is the only boxer to beat Cruz. For more details about this defeat, refer to All of Erika Cruz' losses.