Autumn/Fall 2023
Potentially

in the United States

Potential contest @ Heavyweight
35-2-0
29-3-0

The tape

33
Age
41
6' 2" / 188 cm
Height
6' 4" / 194 cm
74" / 188 cm
Reach
79.9" / 203 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Full record

UD 12UD 12UD 12TKO 7TKO 5
Form
SD 12UD 10KO 9UD 10KO 7
35
Wins
29
22
By KO
14
63
KO%
48
2
Losses
3
0
Stopped
2
0
Draws
0
2009
Debut
2009
187
Pro rounds
234

Current rankings @ Heavyweight

4
The Ring
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WBA
-
2
WBC
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1
WBO
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3
IBF
-

Andy Ruiz Jr vs Kubrat Pulev preview

When is Ruiz Jr vs Pulev?

Andy Ruiz Jr could take on Kubrat Pulev in Autumn/Fall 2023 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 Pulev 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.

Kubrat Pulev would make his way to the ring with a record of 29 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 14 of those wins by knock out.

The stats suggest Ruiz Jr would have advantage in power over Pulev, with a 63% knock out percentage over Pulev's 48%.

Andy Ruiz Jr is the younger man by 8 years, at 33 years old.

Pulev has a height advantage of 2 inches over Ruiz Jr. This also extends to a 6-inch reach advantage.

Both Andy Ruiz Jr & Kubrat Pulev fight out of an orthodox stance.

Ruiz Jr's experience as a professional fighter is currently relatively equal to Pulev's, having had 5 more fights, and made his debut in 2009, 5 months earlier than Pulev, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He has fought 47 less professional rounds, 187 to Pulev's 234.

Andy Ruiz Jr goes into the fight ranked number 2 by the WBC, 1 by the WBO, 3 by the IBF and 4 by the RING at heavyweight.

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

Previous to that, he had defeated 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 beat 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 won against Alexander Dimitrenko on 20th April 2019 by technical knockout in the 5th round at Dignity Health Sports Park, California.

Pulev has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance twice.

In his last fight, he lost to Derek Chisora on 9th July 2022 by split decision in their 12 round contest at O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom.

Previous to that, he had beat Jerry Forrest on 14th May 2022 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Forum, California, United States.

Going into that contest, he had lost to Anthony Joshua on 12th December 2020 by knockout in the 9th round in their WBA Super World Heavyweight, WBO World Heavyweight and IBF World Heavyweight championship fight at Wembley Arena, London, United Kingdom.

Before that, he had defeated Rydell Booker on 9th November 2019 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Chukchansi Park, California, United States.

He had won against Bogdan Dinu on 23rd March 2019 by knockout in the 7th round at The Hangar, California.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Andy Ruiz Jr has been fighting more than Kubrat Pulev.

Andy Ruiz Jr last fought 3 months and 2 days ago, while Kubrat Pulev's last outing was 4 months and 27 days ago.

Ruiz Jr's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 7 months and 16 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 8 months and 22 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 48 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 9.6 rounds on average.

Pulev's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 8 months and 13 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 8 months and 27 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 48 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 9.6 rounds on average.

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