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When is Ruiz Jr vs Fury?
Andy Ruiz Jr could face Tyson Fury 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 Fury 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.
Tyson Fury would make his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 33 wins and 1 draw, with 24 of those by knock out.
The stats suggest Fury would have a slight advantage in power over Ruiz Jr, with a 73% knock out percentage over Ruiz Jr's 63%.
Andy Ruiz Jr is the younger man by 1 year, at 33 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 3 more fights, and made his debut in 2009, 3 months later than Fury, whose first professional fight was in 2008. He has fought 33 less professional rounds, 187 to Fury's 220.
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.
Tyson Fury is currently ranked number 1 by the RING in the 201lb division.
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 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.
Fury remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 4 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he defeated Derek Chisora 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 Dillian Whyte on 23rd April 2022 by technical knockout in the 6th round in their WBC World Heavyweight and The Ring Heavyweight championship fight at Wembley Stadium, London.
Going into that contest, he had won against Deontay Wilder on 9th October 2021 by knockout in the 11th round in their WBC World Heavyweight and The Ring Heavyweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Nevada, United States.
Before 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.
He had beat Otto Wallin on 14th September 2019 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.
In terms of recent activity, Tyson Fury has been fighting more than Andy Ruiz Jr.
Andy Ruiz Jr last fought 5 months and 2 days ago, while Tyson Fury's last outing was 2 months and 3 days ago.
Ruiz Jr's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 9 months and 17 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 9 months and 4 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 48 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 9.6 rounds on average.
Fury's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 4 months and 23 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 8 months and 5 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 46 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 9.2 rounds on average.
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