Joshua vs Ruiz Jr III

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  • Joshua vs Ruiz Jr
  • 23-1-0 33-2-0
  • Potential : Autumn/Fall 2020
  • USA
  • WBA Super World Heavyweight Championship
  • IBF World Heavyweight Championship
  • WBO World Heavyweight Championship
  • 12 Round Contest @ Heavyweight
  • TKO 10UD 12TKO 7TKO 7UD 12 < form KO 1UD 10TKO 5TKO 7UD 12 <
  • Tape
  • 30 age 30
  • 6' 6" / 198cm height 6' 2" / 188cm
  • 81.9" / 208cm reach 74" / 188cm
  • Orthodox (r) stance Orthodox (r)
  • full record
  • 23 wins 33
  • 21 by ko 22
  • 91% Ko% 67%
  • 1 Losses 2
  • 1 Stopped 0
  • 0 draws 0
  • 2013 Debut 2009
  • 103 Pro rds 163
  • current rankings @ Heavyweight
  • 1 The Ring 5
  • WBA 4
  • WBC 4
  • WBO 5
  • IBF 5

Joshua vs Ruiz Jr III Info

Anthony Joshua could face Andy Ruiz Jr in Autumn/Fall 2020 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 for the unified heavyweight championship of the world, with the WBA, IBF & WBO belts on the line.

Joshua would be defending IBF World Heavyweight Championship for the first time. He won this belt against Andy Ruiz Jr in December 2019. He has held this belt for 8 months and 7 days.

He would be defending WBO World Heavyweight Championship for the first time. He won this belt against Andy Ruiz Jr in December 2019. He has held this title for 8 months and 7 days.

Also, on the line would be his WBA Super World Heavyweight Championship defence for the first time. He won this belt against Andy Ruiz Jr in December 2019. He has been recognised as this champion for 8 months and 7 days.

Joshua vs Ruiz Jr III stats

Anthony Joshua would step into the ring with a record of 23 wins and 1 loss, 21 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Andy Ruiz Jr would make his way to the ring with a record of 33 wins and 2 loses, with 22 of those wins by knock out.

The stats suggest Joshua would have a large advantage in power over Ruiz Jr, boosting at 91% knock out percentage over Ruiz Jr's 67%.

Anthony Joshua is the same age as Andy Ruiz Jr, at 30 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 & Andy Ruiz Jr fight out of an orthodox stance.

Joshua is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 11 less fights, and made his debut in 2013, 4 year and 6 months later than Ruiz Jr, who’s first professional fight was in 2009. He has fought 60 less professional rounds, 103 to Ruiz Jr's 163.

Anthony Joshua goes into the fight ranked number 1 by the RING in the heavyweight division.

Andy Ruiz Jr is currently ranked number 4 by the WBA, 4 by the WBC, 5 by the WBO, 5 by the IBF and 5 by the RING in the heavyweight division.

Joshua vs Ruiz Jr III form

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

In his last fight, he defeated Andy Ruiz Jr 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.

Previous to that, he had been beaten by Andy Ruiz Jr 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.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Alexander Povetkin on 22nd September 2018 by technical knockout in the 7th round in their IBF World Heavyweight, WBA Super World Heavyweight and WBO World Heavyweight championship fight at Wembley Stadium, London, United Kingdom.

Before that, he had beat Joseph Parker on 31st March 2018 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Heavyweight, WBA Super World Heavyweight and WBO World Heavyweight championship fight at Principality Stadium, Cardiff.

He had won against Carlos Takam on 28th October 2017 by technical knockout in the 10th round in their IBF World Heavyweight and WBA Super World Heavyweight championship fight at Principality Stadium, Wales.

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

In his last fight, he lost to 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.

Previous to that, he had beat 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.

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

Before that, he had won against Kevin Johnson on 7th July 2018 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Save Mart Arena, California.

He had defeated Devin Vargas on 10th March 2018 by knockout in the 1st round at StubHub Center, Carson.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Andy Ruiz Jr has been fighting more than Anthony Joshua.

Anthony Joshua last fought 8 months and 7 days ago, while Andy Ruiz Jr's last outing was 8 months and 7 days ago.

Joshua's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years 1 month and 9 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 11 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 48 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 9.6 rounds on average.

Ruiz Jr's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year 8 months and 27 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 8 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 35 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 7 rounds on average.

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