VS
Summer 2024
Potentially

in the United States

Potential contest @ Heavyweight
17-1-0
35-2-0

Eliminator For

IBF World Heavyweight Championship

The tape

32
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 8TKO 1TKO 12UD 12TKO 3
Form
UD 12UD 12UD 12TKO 7TKO 5
17
Wins
35
14
By KO
22
82
KO%
63
1
Losses
2
1
Stopped
0
0
Draws
0
2017
Debut
2009
82
Pro rounds
187

Current rankings @ Heavyweight

9
The Ring
-
-
WBA
-
13
WBC
-
6
WBO
-
10
IBF
-

Filip Hrgovic vs Andy Ruiz Jr preview


When is Hrgovic vs Ruiz Jr?

Filip Hrgovic could fight Andy Ruiz Jr in Summer 2024 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 a record of 17 wins, 1 loss, and 0 draws, 14 of those wins coming by way of knockout.

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

The stats suggest Hrgovic would have an advantage in power over Ruiz Jr, with a 82% knockout percentage compared to Ruiz Jr's 63%.

Filip Hrgovic is the younger man by 2 years, at 32 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 and Andy Ruiz Jr fight out of an orthodox stance.

Hrgovic is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 19 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2017, 8 years and 6 months later than Ruiz Jr, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He has fought 105 fewer professional rounds, totaling 82 compared to Ruiz Jr's 187.

Filip Hrgovic goes into the fight ranked number 13 by the WBC, 6 by the WBO, 10 by the IBF, and 9 by The Ring at heavyweight.

Hrgovic vs Ruiz Jr form

Hrgovic has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 3 of them, going the distance once.

In his last fight, he lost to Daniel Dubois on June 1, 2024, by technical knockout in the 8th round in their IBF Interim World Heavyweight championship fight at Kingdom Arena, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

Prior to that, he had defeated Mark de Mori on December 23, 2023, by technical knockout in the 1st round at KINGDOM ARENA, Riyadh.

Going into that contest, he had beaten Demsey McKean on August 12, 2023, by technical knockout in the 12th round at O2 Arena, Greenwich, United Kingdom.

Before that, he had won against Zhilei Zhang on August 20, 2022, by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Jeddah Superdome, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.

He had beaten Emir Ahmatovic on December 4, 2021, by technical knockout in the 3rd round at MGM Grand, Grand Garden Arena, Nevada, United States.

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 September 4, 2022, by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Crypto.com Arena, Los Angeles, United States.

Prior to that, he had defeated Chris Arreola on May 1, 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 December 7, 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 June 1, 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 April 20, 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 1 month and 25 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, 7 months and 22 days, which means he has been fighting approximately every 6 months and 12 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 36 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 7.2 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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