VS
Summer 2024
Potentially

in the United States

Potential contest @ Heavyweight
35-2-0
35-3-0

Belts on The Line

WBO Interim World Heavyweight

The tape

34
Age
32
6' 2" / 188 cm
Height
6' 4" / 193 cm
74" / 188 cm
Reach
76" / 193 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Full record

UD 12UD 12UD 12TKO 7TKO 5
Form
MD 12UD 12KO 3TKO 1UD 10
35
Wins
35
22
By KO
23
63
KO%
66
2
Losses
3
0
Stopped
1
0
Draws
0
2009
Debut
2012
187
Pro rounds
250

Current rankings @ Heavyweight

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The Ring
3
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WBA
-
-
WBC
-
-
WBO
-
-
IBF
-

Andy Ruiz Jr vs Joseph Parker preview


When is Ruiz Jr vs Parker?

Andy Ruiz Jr could fight Joseph Parker in Summer 2024 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 Parker stats

Andy Ruiz Jr would step into the ring with a record of 35 wins, 2 losses, and 0 draws, 22 of those wins coming by way of knockout.

Joseph Parker would make his way to the ring with a record of 35 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, with 23 of those wins by knockout.

The stats suggest Parker would have a slight advantage in power over Ruiz Jr, with a 66% knockout percentage compared to Ruiz Jr's 63%.

Andy Ruiz Jr is the older man by 2 years, at 34 years old.

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

Both Andy Ruiz Jr and Joseph Parker fight out of an orthodox stance.

Ruiz Jr is currently arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 1 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2009, 3 years and 3 months earlier than Parker, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He has fought 63 fewer professional rounds, totaling 187 compared to Parker's 250.

Joseph Parker is currently ranked number 3 by The Ring in the Heavyweight division.

Ruiz Jr vs Parker 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 Luis Ortiz on September 4, 2022, by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Crypto.com Arena, Los Angeles, United States.

Prior to that, he had defeated Chris Arreola on May 1, 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 December 7, 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 beaten Anthony Joshua on June 1, 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 won against Alexander Dimitrenko on April 20, 2019, by technical knockout in the 5th round at Dignity Health Sports Park, California.

Parker has won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 2 of them, going the distance 3 times.

In his last fight, he beat Zhilei Zhang on March 8, 2024, by majority decision in their WBO Interim World Heavyweight championship fight at Kingdom Arena, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

Prior to that, he had beaten Deontay Wilder on December 23, 2023, by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Kingdom Arena, Riyadh.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Simon Kean on October 28, 2023, by knockout in the 3rd round at Riyadh.

Before that, he had won against Faiga Opelu on May 24, 2023, by technical knockout in the 1st round at Margaret Court Arena, Melbourne, Australia.

He had defeated Jack Massey on January 21, 2023, by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Manchester Arena, Manchester, United Kingdom.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Joseph Parker has been fighting more than Andy Ruiz Jr.

Andy Ruiz Jr last fought 1 year, 10 months and 22 days ago, while Joseph Parker's last outing was 4 months and 18 days ago.

Ruiz Jr's last 5 fights have come over a period of 5 years, 3 months and 6 days, which means he has been fighting approximately every 1 year and 19 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 48 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 9.6 rounds on average.

Parker's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 6 months and 5 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 3 months and 20 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 38 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 7.6 rounds on average.

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