Summer 2024
Potentially

in the United States

Potential contest @ Heavyweight
17-0-0
35-2-0

Eliminator For

IBF World Heavyweight Championship

The tape

31
Age
34
6' 6" / 198 cm
Height
6' 2" / 188 cm
81.9" / 208 cm
Reach
74" / 188 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Full record

TKO 1TKO 12UD 12TKO 3TKO 3
Form
UD 12UD 12UD 12TKO 7TKO 5
17
Wins
35
14
By KO
22
82
KO%
63
0
Losses
2
0
Stopped
0
0
Draws
0
2017
Debut
2009
74
Pro rounds
187

Current rankings @ Heavyweight

5
The Ring
-
-
WBA
-
9
WBC
-
5
WBO
11
1
IBF
-

Filip Hrgovic vs Andy Ruiz Jr preview


When is Hrgovic vs Ruiz Jr?

Filip Hrgovic could fight Andy Ruiz Jr in Summer 2024 in the United States.

The fight would be scheduled for 12 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which means there would be no weight limit.

The contest would be an eliminator for the IBF heavyweight championship of the world.

Hrgovic vs Ruiz Jr stats

Filip Hrgovic would step into the ring with an undefeated record of 17 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 14 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Andy Ruiz Jr would make his way to the ring with a record of 35 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 22 of those wins by knock out.

The stats suggest Hrgovic would have advantage in power over Ruiz Jr, with a 82% knock out percentage over Ruiz Jr's 63%.

Filip Hrgovic is the younger man by 3 years, at 31 years old.

Hrgovic has a height advantage of 4 inches over Ruiz Jr. This also extends to a 8-inch reach advantage.

Both Filip Hrgovic & Andy Ruiz Jr fight out of an orthodox stance.

Hrgovic is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 20 less fights, and made his debut in 2017, 8 year and 6 months later than Ruiz Jr, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He has fought 113 less professional rounds, 74 to Ruiz Jr's 187.

Filip Hrgovic goes into the fight ranked number 9 by the WBC, 5 by the WBO, 1 by the IBF and 5 by the RING at heavyweight.

Andy Ruiz Jr is currently ranked number 11 by the WBO in the 201lb division.

Hrgovic vs Ruiz Jr form

Hrgovic remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 4 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he defeated Mark de Mori on 23rd December 2023 by technical knockout in the 1st round at KINGDOM ARENA, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

Previous to that, he had defeated Demsey McKean on 12th August 2023 by technical knockout in the 12th round at O2 Arena, Greenwich, United Kingdom.

Going into that contest, he had beat Zhilei Zhang on 20th August 2022 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Jeddah Superdome, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.

Before that, he had won against Emir Ahmatovic on 4th December 2021 by technical knockout in the 3rd round at MGM Grand, Grand Garden Arena, Nevada, United States.

He had beat Marko Radonjic on 10th September 2021 by technical knockout in the 3rd round at Worthersee Stadium, Klagenfurt, Austria.

Ruiz Jr has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance twice.

In his last fight, he defeated Luis Ortiz on 4th September 2022 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Crypto.com Arena, Los Angeles, United States.

Previous to that, he had defeated Chris Arreola on 1st May 2021 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Dignity Health Sports Park, Carson.

Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Anthony Joshua on 7th December 2019 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Heavyweight, WBA Super World Heavyweight and WBO World Heavyweight championship fight at Diriyah Arena, Diriyah, Saudi Arabia.

Before that, he had won against Anthony Joshua on 1st June 2019 by technical knockout in the 7th round in their WBA Super World Heavyweight, IBF World Heavyweight and WBO World Heavyweight championship fight at Madison Square Garden, New York, United States.

He had defeated Alexander Dimitrenko on 20th April 2019 by technical knockout in the 5th round at Dignity Health Sports Park, California.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Filip Hrgovic has been fighting more than Andy Ruiz Jr.

Filip Hrgovic last fought 7 months and 3 days ago, while Andy Ruiz Jr's last outing was 1 year, 10 months and 22 days ago.

Hrgovic's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 10 months and 16 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 29 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 31 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 6.2 rounds on average.

Ruiz Jr's last 5 fights have come over a period of 5 years, 3 months and 6 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 1 year and 19 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 48 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 9.6 rounds on average.

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