Autumn/Fall 2023
Potentially

in the United States

Potential contest @ Heavyweight
35-2-0
28-1-0

The tape

33
Age
35
6' 2" / 188 cm
Height
6' 0" / 184 cm
74" / 188 cm
Reach
76.4" / 194 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Full record

UD 12UD 12UD 12TKO 7TKO 5
Form
UD 12TKO 3UD 12TKO 12UD 10
35
Wins
28
22
By KO
19
63
KO%
68
2
Losses
1
0
Stopped
0
0
Draws
0
2009
Debut
2009
187
Pro rounds
134

Current rankings @ Heavyweight

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

Andy Ruiz Jr vs Oscar Rivas preview

When is Ruiz Jr vs Rivas?

Andy Ruiz Jr could take on Oscar Rivas in Autumn/Fall 2023 in the United States.

The fight would be contested over 12 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which means there would be no weight limit.

Ruiz Jr vs Rivas 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.

Oscar Rivas would make his way to the ring with a record of 28 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 19 of those wins by knock out.

The stats suggest Rivas would have a slight advantage in power over Ruiz Jr, with a 68% knock out percentage over Ruiz Jr's 63%.

Andy Ruiz Jr is the younger man by 2 years, at 33 years old.

Ruiz Jr has a height advantage of 2 inches over Rivas. Despite this, Rivas has 2-inch reach advantage.

Both Andy Ruiz Jr & Oscar Rivas fight out of an orthodox stance.

Ruiz Jr is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 8 more fights, and made his debut in 2009, 5 months earlier than Rivas, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He has fought 53 more professional rounds, 187 to Rivas' 134.

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 Rivas form

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

In his last fight, he beat 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 beat 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 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.

He had beat Alexander Dimitrenko on 20th April 2019 by technical knockout in the 5th round at Dignity Health Sports Park, California.

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

In his last fight, he defeated Ryan Rozicki on 22nd October 2021 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Olympia Theatre, Quebec, Canada.

Previous to that, he had defeated Sylvera Louis on 16th March 2021 by technical knockout in the 3rd round at Hotel Plaza Quebec, Quebec.

Going into that contest, he had lost to Dillian Whyte on 20th July 2019 by unanimous decision in their WBC Interim World Heavyweight championship fight at The O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom.

Before that, he had won against Bryant Jennings on 18th January 2019 by technical knockout in the 12th round at Turning Stone Resort & Casino, New York, United States.

He had defeated Fabio Maldonado on 1st December 2018 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Centre Videotron, Quebec, Canada.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Andy Ruiz Jr has been fighting more than Oscar Rivas.

Andy Ruiz Jr last fought 3 months and 4 days ago, while Oscar Rivas' last outing was 1 year, 1 month and 16 days ago.

Ruiz Jr's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 7 months and 18 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.

Rivas' last 5 fights have come over a period of 4 years and 7 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 9 months and 20 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 49 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 9.8 rounds on average.

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