Current rankings @ Heavyweight
When is Ruiz Jr vs Martin?
Andy Ruiz Jr could fight Charles Martin in October 2021 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 Martin 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.
Charles Martin would make his way to the ring with a record of 28 wins, 3 loses and 1 draw, with 25 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Martin would have a large advantage in power over Ruiz Jr, boosting at 89% knock out percentage over Ruiz Jr's 65%.
Andy Ruiz Jr is the younger man by 4 years, at 32 years old.
Martin has a height advantage of 3 inches over Ruiz Jr. This also extends to a 6-inch reach advantage.
Andy Ruiz Jr fights out of the orthodox stance, while Charles Martin is a southpaw.
Ruiz Jr is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 4 more fights, and made his debut in 2009, 3 years and 6 months earlier than Martin, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He has fought 64 more professional rounds, 175 to Martin's 111.
Andy Ruiz Jr goes into the fight ranked number 12 by the WBA, 5 by the WBC and 6 by the RING at heavyweight.
Charles Martin is currently ranked number 14 by the IBF in the 201lb division.
Ruiz Jr vs Martin 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 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 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.
Before that, he had beat Alexander Dimitrenko on 20th April 2019 by technical knockout in the 5th round at Dignity Health Sports Park, California.
He had defeated Kevin Johnson on 7th July 2018 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Save Mart Arena, California.
Martin has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight, he lost to Luis Ortiz on 1st January 2022 by technical knockout in the 6th round in their IBF World Heavyweight eliminator fight at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Florida, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Gerald Washington on 22nd February 2020 by technical knockout in the 6th round at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Daniel Martz on 13th July 2019 by technical knockout in the 4th round at Armory, Minnesota.
Before that, he had beat Gregory Corbin on 16th March 2019 by technical knockout in the 8th round at AT&T Stadium, Texas.
He had lost to Adam Kownacki on 8th September 2018 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Barclays Center, New York.
In terms of recent activity, Charles Martin has been fighting more than Andy Ruiz Jr.
Andy Ruiz Jr last fought 1 year, 3 months and 15 days ago, while Charles Martin's last outing was 7 months and 15 days ago.
Ruiz Jr's last 5 fights have come over a period of 4 years, 1 month and 9 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 9 months and 27 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 46 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 9.2 rounds on average.
Martin's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 11 months and 8 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 9 months and 14 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 34 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 6.8 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Ruiz Jr vs Martin?
Charles Martin is currently (+100) to win the bout outright, while you can get (+100) on Andy Ruiz Jr if you fancy the incredible upset.