broadcast start time:
US - Sat 9:00pm EST / UK - N/A
Current rankings @ Heavyweight
When is Ruiz Jr vs Arreola?
Andy Ruiz Jr will square off against Chris Arreola on Saturday 1st May 2021 at Dignity Health Sports Park in Carson.
The fight will take place over 12 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which means there is no weight limit.
Also, on the undercard will be Omar Figueroa Jr's and Abel Ramos' fight, Sebastian Fundora's and Jorge Cota's contest and Jesus Alejandro Ramos' and Javier Molina's bout.
Ruiz Jr vs Arreola stats
Andy Ruiz Jr steps into the ring with a record of 33 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, 22 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Chris Arreola will make his way to the ring with a record of 38 wins, 6 loses and 1 draw, with 33 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Arreola has advantage in power over Ruiz Jr, with a 87% knock out percentage over Ruiz Jr's 67%.
Andy Ruiz Jr is the younger man by 9 years, at 31 years old.
Arreola has a height advantage of 1 inch over Ruiz Jr. This also extends to a 2-inch reach advantage.
Both Andy Ruiz Jr & Chris Arreola fight out of an orthodox stance.
Ruiz Jr is the less experienced professional fighter, having had 10 less fights, and made his debut in 2009, 5 year and 6 months later than Arreola, whose first professional fight was in 2003. He has fought 59 less professional rounds, 163 to Arreola's 222.
Andy Ruiz Jr goes into the fight ranked number 5 by the WBA, 4 by the WBC, 5 by the WBO and 6 by the RING at heavyweight.
Chris Arreola is currently ranked number 8 by the WBA in the 201lb division.
Ruiz Jr vs Arreola form
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 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.
Going into that contest, he had beat Alexander Dimitrenko on 20th April 2019 by technical knockout in the 5th round at Dignity Health Sports Park, California.
Before that, he had defeated Kevin Johnson on 7th July 2018 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Save Mart Arena, California.
He had won against Devin Vargas on 10th March 2018 by knockout in the 1st round at StubHub Center, Carson.
Ruiz Jr's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 1 month and 13 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 16 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 35 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 7 rounds on average.
Arreola's last 4 fights have come over a period of 7 years, 11 months and 27 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 1 year, 11 months and 30 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 38 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 9.5 rounds on average.
What time does Ruiz Jr vs Arreola start?
The fighters are expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 PM EST / 7:00 PM PST at Dignity Health Sports Park, Carson, United States, which is around 3:00 AM BST in the UK.
Who is showing Ruiz Jr vs Arreola?
Ruiz Jr vs Arreola will be broadcast on FOX Sports PPV in the US.
How do you stream Ruiz Jr vs Arreola?
The Fox Sports Go app allows existing Fox Sport cable subscribers to stream Ruiz Jr vs Arreola.
The stream is free for existing FOX Sports PPV customers.
What are the odds on Ruiz Jr vs Arreola?
Andy Ruiz Jr is currently 1/22 (-1999) to win the bout outright, while you can get 9/1 (+900) on Chris Arreola if you fancy the massive upset.
Ruiz Jr vs Arreola US streams
Dignity Health Sports Park, Carson
Show open: TBA
Main event starts: 2am est
Where can I get Tickets for Ruiz Jr vs Arreola
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