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Andy Ruiz Jr vs Derek Chisora preview
When is Ruiz Jr vs Chisora?
Andy Ruiz Jr could face the challenge of Derek Chisora in Autumn/Fall 2023 in the United States.
The fight would be contested over 12 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which means there would be no weight limit.
Ruiz Jr vs Chisora 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.
Derek Chisora would make his way to the ring with a record of 33 wins, 13 loses and 0 draws, with 23 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Chisora would have a slight advantage in power over Ruiz Jr, with a 70% knock out percentage over Ruiz Jr's 63%.
Andy Ruiz Jr is the younger man by 6 years, at 33 years old.
Both Andy Ruiz Jr & Derek Chisora fight out of an orthodox stance.
Ruiz Jr is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 9 less fights, and made his debut in 2009, 2 year and 1 month later than Chisora, whose first professional fight was in 2007. He has fought 127 less professional rounds, 187 to Chisora's 314.
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 Chisora form
Ruiz Jr has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight, he beat 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 beat 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 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.
He had beat Alexander Dimitrenko on 20th April 2019 by technical knockout in the 5th round at Dignity Health Sports Park, California.
Derek Chisora has beaten 1 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he lost to Tyson Fury on 3rd December 2022 by technical knockout in the 10th round in their WBC World Heavyweight championship fight at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, London, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had defeated Kubrat Pulev on 9th July 2022 by split decision in their 12 round contest at O2 Arena, London.
Going into that contest, he had lost to Joseph Parker on 18th December 2021 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Manchester Arena, Lancashire.
Before that, he had been beaten by Joseph Parker on 1st May 2021 by split decision in their 12 round contest at Manchester Arena, Manchester.
He had lost to Oleksandr Usyk on 31st October 2020 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Wembley (SSE) Arena, London.
In terms of recent activity, Derek Chisora has been fighting more than Andy Ruiz Jr.
Andy Ruiz Jr last fought 6 months and 29 days ago, while Derek Chisora's last outing was 3 months and 30 days ago.
Ruiz Jr's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 11 months and 13 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 9 months and 15 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 48 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 9.6 rounds on average.
Chisora's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 5 months and 2 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 25 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 58 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 11.6 rounds on average.
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