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Pacquiao vs Marquez Undercard: Luis Cruz Will Stay Unbeaten vs. Juan C. Burgos

Michael MillSenior Analyst IIINovember 12, 2011

Out of the three undercards to the Pacquiao and Marquez fight, the matchup between featherweights Luis Cruz and Juan Carlos Burgos appears to be the most intriguing fight.

Cruz enters the match with an all-time record of 19-0 including 15 wins by knockout.

He will put his undefeated record on the line against Burgos who boasts a 26-1 record with 19 wins by knockout.

A year ago, Burgos faced off against Hozumi Hasegawa for the vacant WBC Featherweight title.

He suffered the only loss of his fight in what was also the most important fight of his career.

He has since rebounded with a win against Frankie Archuleta, putting him back in the top rankings in the featherweight division.

However, this fight will take place in the junior lightweight weight class.

Cruz is an interesting fighter. He can and will strike with both hands and has key strikes with each. He is known for his right uppercut and left hook.

Burgos will have his hands full moving up a weight class. Although the jump is minor, the key to this fight will be whether or not he is able to retain his power in the division.

This fight will likely go into the later rounds, and that's where Cruz will start to do damage.

With a win Cruz will make his name known in the junior lightweight division. It could be just a matter of time before he gets a title shot.

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