Floyd Mayweather vs Logan Paul Undercard Predictions: Adrian Benton vs Pedro Angel Cruz

Published 06/02/2021, 6:30 AM EDT


The undercard of Floyd Mayweather vs Logan Paul will reflect some serious boxing matchups, including a 4-round lightweight battle between Adrian Benton and Pedro Angel Cruz. The youngsters will try to grab a part of the big spotlight by locking horns against each other.

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While both men appear new to the professional journey, they might unveil an intense collision. Furthermore, none of the boxers have tasted defeat as pros. Hence, it cites an intense scrap between them on June 6.

Although the combat world has rightly posed most of its attention to the alluring main event, Benton vs Cruz also deserves some attention. Here’s a preview of their fight and who would have a better chance of winning the lightweight bout.

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Floyd Mayweather vs Logan Paul undercard-  Adrian Benton vs Pedro Angel Cruz

As both the southpaws would collide in a short-lived battle, 21-year-old Benton can have some serious advantage. He holds more experience than his rival in the pro journey, with a 2” height advantage.

Moreover, his 4-0 record has 3 KO wins. So, Benton could challenge Angel Cruz’s 1-0 record. That said, both men are hard-hitters and will probably end the fight via stoppage. Since it’s an evenly matched bout, Benton’s resume poses him as the favorite over Cruz.

However, the 23-year-old can offer some serious power. While the contest would last for only four rounds, it can see the contenders aim for a stoppage. Whoever lands the bigger ouch with more precision, would claim the win.

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But it might not be a walk in the park. Both the youngsters shall be ready to go to the distance alongside shooting for the KO shots. Hence, traditional fans can expect an intriguing collision. On bagging a win, one of the two men would target for a bigger match ahead. Thus the nearing fight holds sheer importance in their ride.

Prediction- Adrian Benton beats Pedro Angel Cruz via second round KO.

What do you make of this matchup? Let us know.

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Raj Sarkar

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A senior boxing writer at EssentiallySports, Raj Sarkar is a mass media graduate who is currently pursuing his master’s degree in broadcast journalism. In addition to his current role, he has worked with the MMA team at EssentiallySports and has interviewed prominent fighters such as Ritu Phogat and 'The Red King' Rory MacDonald. He combined his bachelor's degree with his adoration for combat sports and has a combined 2000 plus bylines in MMA and boxing over the last two years.

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