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Andy Ruiz Jr vs Manuel Charr preview
When is Ruiz Jr vs Charr?
Andy Ruiz Jr could face the challenge of Manuel Charr in Autumn/Fall 2023 in the United States.
The fight would take place over 12 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which means there would be no weight limit.
Ruiz Jr vs Charr stats
Andy Ruiz Jr would step into the ring with a record of 35 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, 22 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Manuel Charr would make his way to the ring with a record of 32 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, with 18 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Ruiz Jr would have a slight advantage in power over Charr, with a 63% knock out percentage over Charr's 56%.
Andy Ruiz Jr is the younger man by 5 years, at 33 years old.
Charr has a height advantage of 2 inches over Ruiz Jr. This also extends to a 3-inch reach advantage.
Both Andy Ruiz Jr & Manuel Charr fight out of an orthodox stance.
Ruiz Jr is currently arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 1 more fights, and made his debut in 2009, 3 year and 10 months later than Charr, whose first professional fight was in 2005. He has fought 18 less professional rounds, 187 to Charr's 205.
Andy Ruiz Jr goes into the fight ranked number 2 by the WBC, 1 by the WBO, 3 by the IBF and 5 by the RING at heavyweight.
Ruiz Jr vs Charr form
Ruiz Jr has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight, he won against Luis Ortiz on 4th September 2022 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Crypto.com Arena, Los Angeles, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Chris Arreola on 1st May 2021 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Dignity Health Sports Park, Carson.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by 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.
Before 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.
He had defeated Alexander Dimitrenko on 20th April 2019 by technical knockout in the 5th round at Dignity Health Sports Park, California.
Charr has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight, he won against Christopher Lovejoy on 15th May 2021 by knockout in the 2nd round at Box Gym, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany.
Previous to that, he had won against Alexander Ustinov on 25th November 2017 by unanimous decision in their WBA World Heavyweight championship fight at Oberhausen, Nordrhein-Westfalen.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Sefer Seferi on 17th September 2016 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Goeppingen, Baden-Württemberg.
Before that, he had beat Andrei Mazanik on 4th June 2016 by technical knockout in the 7th round at Autohaus Duerkop, Hessen.
He had lost to Mairis Briedis on 22nd August 2015 by knockout in the 5th round at Colosseum Sport Hall, Grozny, Russia.
In terms of recent activity, Andy Ruiz Jr has been fighting more than Manuel Charr.
Andy Ruiz Jr last fought 6 months and 23 days ago, while Manuel Charr's last outing was 1 year, 10 months and 12 days ago.
Ruiz Jr's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 11 months and 7 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 9 months and 14 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 48 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 9.6 rounds on average.
Charr's last 5 fights have come over a period of 7 years, 7 months and 5 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 1 year, 6 months and 8 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 36 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 7.2 rounds on average.
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