VS
Summer 2024
Potentially

in the United States

Potential contest @ Heavyweight
28-3-0
35-2-0

The tape

34
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

KO 2TKO 5KO 7UD 12SD 12
Form
UD 12UD 12UD 12TKO 7TKO 5
28
Wins
35
25
By KO
22
89
KO%
63
3
Losses
2
1
Stopped
0
0
Draws
0
2013
Debut
2009
162
Pro rounds
187

Current rankings @ Heavyweight

2
The Ring
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2
WBA
-
1
WBC
-
1
WBO
-
3
IBF
-

Anthony Joshua vs Andy Ruiz Jr preview


When is Joshua vs Ruiz Jr III?

Anthony Joshua could face 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.

Joshua vs Ruiz Jr III stats

Anthony Joshua would step into the ring with a record of 28 wins, 3 losses, and 0 draws, 25 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 Joshua would have a large advantage in power over Ruiz Jr, boasting a 89% knockout percentage compared to Ruiz Jr's 63%.

Anthony Joshua is the same age as Andy Ruiz Jr, at 34 years old.

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

Both Anthony Joshua and Andy Ruiz Jr fight out of an orthodox stance.

Joshua is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 6 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2013, 4 years and 6 months later than Ruiz Jr, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He has fought 25 fewer professional rounds, totaling 162 compared to Ruiz Jr's 187.

Anthony Joshua goes into the fight ranked number 2 by the WBA, 1 by the WBC, 1 by the WBO, 3 by the IBF, and 2 by The Ring at heavyweight.

Joshua vs Ruiz Jr III form

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

In his last fight, he defeated Francis Ngannou on March 8, 2024, by knockout in the 2nd round at Kingdom Arena, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

Prior to that, he had defeated Otto Wallin on December 23, 2023, by technical knockout in the 5th round at Kingdom Arena, Riyadh.

Going into that contest, he had beaten Robert Helenius on August 12, 2023, by knockout in the 7th round at O2 Arena, Greenwich, United Kingdom.

Before that, he had won against Jermaine Franklin on April 1, 2023, by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at o2 Arena, London.

He had been beaten by Oleksandr Usyk on August 20, 2022, by split decision in their IBF World Heavyweight, WBA Super World Heavyweight, WBO World Heavyweight and The Ring Heavyweight championship fight at Jeddah Superdome, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.

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

In his last fight, he beat 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 beaten 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 lost to 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 defeated 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 won against 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, Anthony Joshua has been fighting more than Andy Ruiz Jr.

Anthony Joshua last fought 4 months and 18 days ago, while Andy Ruiz Jr's last outing was 1 year, 10 months and 22 days ago.

Joshua's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 11 months and 6 days, which means he has been fighting approximately every 4 months and 21 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 38 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 7.6 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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