Sep 04 2022
Sunday

Staples Center, LA, United States

12 rounds contest @ Heavyweight
34-2-0

est. ringwalk:

2022-09-05T02:00:00Z ()

broadcast start time:

US - Sun 10:00pm EST / UK - N/A

33-2-0

The tape

32
Age
43
6' 2" / 188 cm
Height
6' 4" / 193 cm
74" / 188 cm
Reach
83.9" / 213 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Southpaw (L)

Full record

UD 12UD 12TKO 7TKO 5UD 10
Form
TKO 6KO 1KO 7UD 10KO 10
34
Wins
33
22
By KO
28
65
KO%
85
2
Losses
2
0
Stopped
2
0
Draws
0
2009
Debut
2010
175
Pro rounds
168

Current rankings @ Heavyweight

6
The Ring
7
12
WBA
-
5
WBC
8
-
WBO
5
8
IBF
2

Andy Ruiz Jr vs Luis Ortiz preview

When is Ruiz vs Ortiz?

Andy Ruiz Jr is set to fight Luis Ortiz on Sunday 4th September 2022 at Staples Center in LA.

The fight is scheduled for 12 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which means there is no weight limit.

Also, on the undercard will be Isaac Cruz's and Eduardo Ramirez's contest and Abner Mares' and Miguel Flores' bout.

Ruiz vs Ortiz stats

Andy Ruiz Jr steps 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.

Luis Ortiz will make his way to the ring with a record of 33 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 28 of those wins by knock out.

The stats suggest Ortiz has advantage in power over Ruiz Jr, with a 85% knock out percentage over Ruiz Jr's 65%.

Andy Ruiz Jr is the younger man by 11 years, at 32 years old.

Ortiz has a height advantage of 2 inches over Ruiz Jr. This also extends to a 10-inch reach advantage.

Andy Ruiz Jr fights out of the orthodox stance, while Luis Ortiz is a southpaw.

Ruiz Jr is the more experienced professional fighter, having had 1 more fights, and made his debut in 2009, 10 months earlier than Ortiz, whose first professional fight was in 2010. He has fought 7 more professional rounds, 175 to Ortiz's 168.

Andy Ruiz Jr goes into the fight ranked number 12 by the WBA, 5 by the WBC, 8 by the IBF and 6 by the RING at heavyweight.

Luis Ortiz is currently ranked number 8 by the WBC, 5 by the WBO, 2 by the IBF and 7 by the RING in the 201lb division.

Ruiz vs Ortiz form

Ruiz Jr has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance twice.

In his last fight, he defeated 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 defeated 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 won against Kevin Johnson on 7th July 2018 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Save Mart Arena, California.

Ortiz has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 3 of them, going the distance once.

In his last fight, he beat Charles Martin 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 beat Alexander Flores on 7th November 2020 by knockout in the 1st round at Microsoft Theater, California.

Going into that contest, he had lost to Deontay Wilder on 23rd November 2019 by knockout in the 7th round in their WBC World Heavyweight championship fight at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.

Before that, he had defeated Christian Hammer on 2nd March 2019 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Barclays Center, New York.

He had won against Travis Kauffman on 1st December 2018 by knockout in the 10th round at Staples Center, LA.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Luis Ortiz has been fighting more than Andy Ruiz Jr.

Andy Ruiz Jr last fought 1 year, 1 month and 27 days ago, while Luis Ortiz's last outing was 5 months and 27 days ago.

Ruiz Jr's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 11 months and 21 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 9 months and 17 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 46 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 9.2 rounds on average.

Ortiz's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 6 months and 27 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 8 months and 18 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 34 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 6.8 rounds on average.

What time does Ruiz vs Ortiz start?

The fighters are expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 PM EST / 7:00 PM PST at Staples Center, LA, United States, which is around 3:00 AM BST in the UK.

Who is showing Ruiz vs Ortiz?

Ruiz vs Ortiz will be broadcast on FOX Sports PPV in the US.

How do you stream Ruiz vs Ortiz?

In the US you can stream Ruiz vs Ortiz via Fite.tv on a PPV basis. Once purchased, you can watch on your Smart TV, Phone or Desktop PC, and they have apps available on Roku, Xbox, Chromecast and Apple TV.

The whole event costs $29.99.

What were the odds on Ruiz vs Ortiz?

Luis Ortiz is currently (+100) to win the fight outright, while you can get (+100) on Andy Ruiz Jr if you fancy the incredible upset.

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