Ruiz Jr vs Fury Info
Andy Ruiz Jr could face Tyson Fury in Spring 2020 in the United States.
The fight would be contested over 12 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which means there would be no weight limit.
The contest would be for the unified heavyweight championship of the world, with the WBA, WBO & IBF belts on the line.
Fury will be defending his The Ring Heavyweight Championship for the first time. He won this belt against Deontay Wilder in February 2020. He has held this belt for 5 months and 20 days.
He will also be defending WBC World Heavyweight Championship for the first time. He won this belt against Deontay Wilder in February 2020. He has held this title for 5 months and 20 days.
Ruiz Jr vs Fury stats
Andy Ruiz Jr would step into the ring with a record of 33 wins and 2 loses, 22 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Tyson Fury would make his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 30 wins and 1 draw, with 21 of those by knock out.
The stats suggest Fury would have a slight advantage in power over Ruiz Jr, with a 70% knock out percentage over Ruiz Jr's 67%.
Andy Ruiz Jr is the younger man by 2 years, at 30 years old.
Fury has a height advantage of 7 inches over Ruiz Jr. This also extends to a 11-inch reach advantage.
Both Andy Ruiz Jr & Tyson Fury fight out of an orthodox stance.
Ruiz Jr's experience as a professional fighter is currently relatively equal to Fury's, having had 4 more fights, and made his debut in 2009, 3 months later than Fury, who’s first professional fight was in 2008. He has fought 30 less professional rounds, 163 to Fury's 193.
Andy Ruiz Jr goes into the fight ranked number 4 by the WBA, 4 by the WBC, 5 by the WBO, 5 by the IBF and 5 by the RING in the heavyweight division.
Ruiz Jr vs Fury 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 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.
Going into that contest, he had won against Alexander Dimitrenko on 20th April 2019 by technical knockout in the 5th round at Dignity Health Sports Park, California.
Before that, he had beat Kevin Johnson on 7th July 2018 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Save Mart Arena, California.
He had defeated Devin Vargas on 10th March 2018 by knockout in the 1st round at StubHub Center, Carson.
Fury remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 2 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he won against Deontay Wilder on 22nd February 2020 by technical knockout in the 7th round in their WBC World Heavyweight and The Ring Heavyweight championship fight at MGM Grand, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Otto Wallin on 14th September 2019 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Tom Schwarz on 15th June 2019 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.
Before that, he had drawn with Deontay Wilder on 1st December 2018 by split draw in their WBC World Heavyweight championship fight at Staples Center, LA.
He had beat Francesco Pianeta on 18th August 2018 by points in the 10th round at Windsor Park, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom.
In terms of recent activity, Tyson Fury has been fighting more than Andy Ruiz Jr.
Andy Ruiz Jr last fought 8 months and 6 days ago, while Tyson Fury's last outing was 5 months and 22 days ago.
Ruiz Jr's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year 8 months and 27 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 8 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 35 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 7 rounds on average.
Fury's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year 6 months and 4 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 4 months and 18 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 43 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 8.6 rounds on average.