VS
Jun 01 2019
Saturday

Madison Square Garden, New York, United States

12 round contest @ Heavyweight
22-0-0
TKO 7
TKO 7
32-1-0

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Belts on The Line

WBA Super World Heavyweight Championship
IBF World Heavyweight Championship
WBO World Heavyweight Championship

The tape

30
Age
30
6' 6" / 198 cm
Height
6' 2" / 188 cm
81.9" / 208 cm
Reach
74" / 188 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Tape record

TKOUDTKOTKOTKO
Form
RTDUDKOMDUD
22
Wins
32
21
By KO
21
95
KO%
66
0
Loses
1
0
Draws
0
2013
Debut
2009

Tape rankings @ Heavyweight

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The Ring
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WBA
5
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WBC
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WBO
11
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IBF
15

Anthony Joshua vs Andy Ruiz Jr report


Who won Joshua vs Ruiz Jr?

Andy Ruiz Jr beat Anthony Joshua by technical knockout in the 7th round on Saturday, June 1st, 2019, at Madison Square Garden, New York.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant there was no weight limit.

This contest was for the unified heavyweight championship of the world, with the WBA, IBF, and WBO belts on the line.

Also on the undercard Josh Kelly was victorious over Ray Robinson, Callum Smith beat Hassan N’Dam for the WBA Super World Super Middleweight belt, Joshua Buatsi defeated Marco Antonio Periban, and Chris Algieri was victorious over Tommy Coyle.

Joshua vs Ruiz Jr stats

Back in June 2019, Anthony Joshua stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 22 wins, zero losses, and 0 draws, 21 of those wins coming by way of knockout.

Andy Ruiz Jr made his way to the ring with a record of 32 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 21 of those wins by knockout.

The stats suggested Joshua had a large advantage in power over Ruiz Jr, boasting a 95% knockout percentage compared to Ruiz Jr's 66%.

Anthony Joshua was the same age as Andy Ruiz Jr, at 30 years old.

Joshua had a height advantage of 4 inches over Ruiz Jr. That also extended to a 8-inch reach advantage.

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

Joshua was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 11 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 had fought 25 fewer professional rounds, totaling 162 compared to Ruiz Jr's 187.

Andy Ruiz Jr was ranked number 5 by the WBA, 11 by the WBO, and 15 by the IBF in the Heavyweight division.

Joshua vs Ruiz Jr form

Joshua had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 4 of them, going the distance once.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Alexander Povetkin on September 22, 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.

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

Going into that contest, he had beaten Carlos Takam on October 28, 2017, by technical knockout in the 10th round in their IBF World Heavyweight and WBA Super World Heavyweight championship fight at Principality Stadium, Wales.

Before that, he had defeated Wladimir Klitschko on April 29, 2017, by technical knockout in the 11th round in their WBA Super World Heavyweight and IBF World Heavyweight championship fight at Wembley Stadium, London.

He had won against Eric Molina on December 10, 2016, by technical knockout in the 3rd round in their IBF World Heavyweight championship fight at Manchester Arena, Manchester.

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

In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Alexander Dimitrenko on April 20, 2019, by technical knockout in the 5th round at Dignity Health Sports Park, California, United States.

Prior to that, he had defeated Kevin Johnson on July 7, 2018, by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Save Mart Arena, California.

Going into that contest, he had beaten Devin Vargas on March 10, 2018, by knockout in the 1st round at StubHub Center, Carson.

Before that, he had been beaten by Joseph Parker on December 10, 2016, by majority decision in their WBO World Heavyweight championship fight at Auckland, New Zealand.

He had won against Franklin Lawrence on September 10, 2016, by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Tachi Palace Hotel & Casino, Lemoore, United States.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Anthony Joshua had been fighting more than Andy Ruiz Jr.

Going into this contest, Anthony Joshua had last fought 8 months and 10 days ago, while Andy Ruiz Jr's last outing had been 1 month and 12 days ago.

Joshua's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 5 months and 22 days, which means he had been fighting approximately every 5 months and 29 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 43 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8.6 rounds on average.

Ruiz Jr's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 8 months and 22 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 17 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 38 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7.6 rounds on average.

What time did Joshua vs Ruiz Jr start?

The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 PM EST / 7:00 PM PST at Madison Square Garden, New York, United States, which was around 3:00 AM BST in the UK.

Who broadcast Joshua vs Ruiz Jr?

Joshua vs Ruiz Jr was broadcast on DAZN in the US, while the fight was broadcast in the United Kingdom by Sky Box Office HD.

What were the odds on Joshua vs Ruiz Jr?

Anthony Joshua was a 3/10 (-330) favorite going into the contest, while Andy Ruiz Jr made his way into the ring at 5/2 (+250) with oddsmakers.

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