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When is Ruiz Jr vs Fury?
Andy Ruiz Jr could face Tyson Fury in Summer 2022 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 Fury stats
Andy Ruiz Jr would step into the ring with a record of 34 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, 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 31 wins and 1 draw, with 22 of those by knock out.
The stats suggest Fury would have a slight advantage in power over Ruiz Jr, with a 71% knock out percentage over Ruiz Jr's 65%.
Andy Ruiz Jr is the younger man by 1 year, at 32 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, whose first professional fight was in 2008. He has fought 29 less professional rounds, 175 to Fury's 204.
Andy Ruiz Jr goes into the fight ranked number 7 by the WBA, 2 by the WBC, 4 by the WBO, 11 by the IBF and 6 by the RING at heavyweight.
Ruiz Jr vs Fury 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 Chris Arreola on 1st May 2021 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Dignity Health Sports Park, Carson, United States.
Previous to that, 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.
Going into that contest, 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.
Before that, he had won against Alexander Dimitrenko on 20th April 2019 by technical knockout in the 5th round at Dignity Health Sports Park, California.
He had beat Kevin Johnson on 7th July 2018 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Save Mart Arena, California.
Fury remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he defeated Deontay Wilder on 9th October 2021 by knockout in the 11th round in their WBC World Heavyweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Nevada, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated 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.
Going into that contest, he had won against Otto Wallin on 14th September 2019 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.
Before that, he had defeated Tom Schwarz on 15th June 2019 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.
Hehad drawn with Deontay Wilder on 1st December 2018 by split draw in their 12 round contest in their WBC World Heavyweight championship fight at Staples Center, LA.
In terms of recent activity, Tyson Fury has been fighting more than Andy Ruiz Jr.
Andy Ruiz Jr last fought 5 months and 23 days ago, while Tyson Fury's last outing was 15 days ago.
Ruiz Jr's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 3 months and 17 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 29 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 46 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 9.2 rounds on average.
Fury's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 10 months and 23 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 30 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 44 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 8.8 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Ruiz Jr vs Fury?
Tyson Fury is currently (+100) to win the bout outright, while you can get (+100) on Andy Ruiz Jr if you fancy the incredible upset.