Behind the Numbers of ShoBox: Santana vs. Lundy

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The SHOStats® historical comparison confirms lightweight challenger Hank Lundy (23-3-1, 11 KOs) poses a serious threat to the formerly undefeated Angelo Santana’s chance at redemption.

An examination of the numbers from both fighters’ last 4 fights:

Hank Lundy not only lands more, he’s more accurate with the shots he lands. With his jab alone, Lundy connects over four times more than Santana.

When both fighters face off on February 21, don’t miss a punch!

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Santana Risks Career Suicide Against Lundy on Feb 21 ShoBox

The Breakdown from SHOWTIME Boxing Analyst Steve Farhood

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It’s just not done this way.

On Friday night in Cleveland, Cuban lightweight Angelo Santana, coming off a stoppage loss on ShoBox 10 months ago, tackles Philadelphia’s Hank Lundy.

What makes this ShoBox main event so unusual: Lundy is a better fighter than Bahodir Mamadjanov, the fighter who upset Santana last April. Continue reading

Who Are the Biggest Punchers in the Lightweight Class? – ShoBox Analyst Steve Farhood Weighs In

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Fernando Carcamo, 15-5 (12): He’s inconsistent, but check out YouTube to find what this tall Mexican did to Vicente Escobedo and Fidel Maldonado.

Omar Figueroa, 22-0-1 (17): Young star has one-punch power. Don’t hold it against him that he hit Nihito Arakawa five million times and failed to stop him.

Jorge Linares, 35-3 (23): Is so technically sound that every punch is heavy and hard. Best Japan-based Venezuelan in history. And probably the only one, too.

Angelo Santana, 14-1 (11): Cuban’s left hand is destructive, but he has to prove he’s not one-dimensional. Watch him in action: ShoBox Rewind: Angelo Santana vs. Johnny Garcia » And don’t miss Santana’s return to ShoBox on Friday, February 21st.

Sergio Thompson, 28-3 (26): Compact “Yeyo” clubs his opponents into submission. Mexican’s last nine wins have come in five rounds or less.

ShoBox Rewind: Angelo Santana vs. Johnny Garcia

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Angelo Santana’s brutal knockout of Johnny Garcia on Nov. 16, 2012 in his ShoBox debut was one of the most memorable KOs of the year. But the top 135-pound contender followed that performance with a stunning TKO loss against a late replacement in 2013 on ShoBox. Now, as the once-beaten Santana looks to bounce back in his third consecutive ShoBox appearance, he’ll face the hardest test of all as he takes on the extremely dangerous veteran Hank Lundy.

Prepare Santana’s return by reliving every moment of one of his most intense fights: a November 2012 battle with Johnny Garcia.

Tune in to ShoBox: The New Generation on Friday, Feb. 21 to catch Santana vs. Garcia and Imam vs. Robinson live on SHOWTIME at 10:45 p.m. ET/PT