Current rankings @ Heavyweight
When is Ruiz Jr vs Ortiz?
Andy Ruiz Jr could fight Luis Ortiz in Summer 2022 in the United States.
The fight would be scheduled for 12 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which means there would be no weight limit.
Ruiz Jr vs Ortiz 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.
Luis Ortiz would make his way to the ring with a record of 32 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 27 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Ortiz would have advantage in power over Ruiz Jr, with a 84% knock out percentage over Ruiz Jr's 65%.
Andy Ruiz Jr is the younger man by 10 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 currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 2 more fights, and made his debut in 2009, 10 months earlier than Ortiz, whose first professional fight was in 2010. He has fought 13 more professional rounds, 175 to Ortiz's 162.
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.
Luis Ortiz is currently ranked number 6 by the WBA, 4 by the WBC, 7 by the WBO, 10 by the IBF and 7 by the RING in the 201lb division.
Ruiz Jr 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 Alexander Flores on 7th November 2020 by knockout in the 1st round at Microsoft Theater, California, United States.
Previous to that, 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.
Going into that contest, he had beat Christian Hammer on 2nd March 2019 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Barclays Center, New York.
Before that, he had defeated Travis Kauffman on 1st December 2018 by knockout in the 10th round at Staples Center, LA.
Hehad won against Razvan Cojanu on 28th July 2018 by knockout in the 2nd round at Staples Center, LA.
In terms of recent activity, Luis Ortiz has been fighting more than Andy Ruiz Jr.
Andy Ruiz Jr last fought 5 months and 23 days ago, while Luis Ortiz's last outing was 11 months and 17 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.
Ortiz's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 2 months and 26 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 24 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 30 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 6 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Ruiz Jr 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.