Sportsmans Lodge, Studio City, United States
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Andy Ruiz Jr vs Ray Austin report
Who won Ruiz Jr vs Austin?
Andy Ruiz Jr beat Ray Austin by technical knockout in the 4th round on Saturday 14th May 2016 at Sportsmans Lodge in Studio City.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Andy Ruiz Jr.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 8 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant there was no weight limit.
Ruiz Jr vs Austin stats
Andy Ruiz Jr stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 26 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 17 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Ray Austin made his way to the ring with a record of 29 wins, 6 loses and 4 draws, with 18 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Ruiz Jr had a slight advantage in power over Austin, with a 65% knock out percentage over Austin's 62%.
Andy Ruiz Jr was the younger man by 19 years, at 33 years old.
Austin had a height advantage of 4 inches over Ruiz Jr. That also extended to a 6-inch reach advantage.
Both Andy Ruiz Jr & Ray Austin fought out of an orthodox stance.
Ruiz Jr was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 13 less fights, and made his debut in 2009, 10 year and 8 months later than Austin, whose first professional fight was in 1998. He had fought 28 less professional rounds, 187 to Austin's 215.
Ruiz Jr vs Austin form
Ruiz Jr had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 3 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight before this contest, 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.
Previous to that, he had won against Alexander Dimitrenko on 20th April 2019 by technical knockout in the 5th round at Dignity Health Sports Park, California.
Going into that contest, he had beat Kevin Johnson on 7th July 2018 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Save Mart Arena, California.
Before that, he had defeated Devin Vargas on 10th March 2018 by knockout in the 1st round at StubHub Center, Carson.
He had been beaten by Joseph Parker on 10th December 2016 by majority decision in their WBO World Heavyweight championship fight at Auckland, New Zealand.
Ruiz Jr's last 5 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 3 months and 19 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 3 months and 5 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 35 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7 rounds on average.
What time did Ruiz Jr vs Austin start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 12:00 AM EST / 9:00 PM PST at Sportsmans Lodge, Studio City, United States, which was around 5:00 AM BST in the UK.
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