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Summer 2024
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in the United States

Potential contest @ Heavyweight
35-2-0
22-0-0

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The Ring Heavyweight
IBF World Heavyweight
WBC World Heavyweight
WBO World Heavyweight
WBA Super World Heavyweight

The tape

34
Age
37
6' 2" / 188 cm
Height
6' 3" / 191 cm
74" / 188 cm
Reach
78" / 198 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Southpaw (L)

Full record

UD 12UD 12UD 12TKO 7TKO 5
Form
SD 12KO 9SD 12UD 12UD 12
35
Wins
22
22
By KO
14
63
KO%
64
2
Losses
0
0
Stopped
0
0
Draws
0
2009
Debut
2013
187
Pro rounds
189

Current rankings @ Heavyweight

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Andy Ruiz Jr vs Oleksandr Usyk preview


When is Ruiz Jr vs Usyk?

Andy Ruiz Jr could fight Oleksandr Usyk in Summer 2024 in the United States.

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

Ruiz Jr vs Usyk 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.

Oleksandr Usyk would make his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 22 wins and 0 draws, with 14 of those by knockout.

The stats suggest Usyk would have a slight advantage in power over Ruiz Jr, with a 64% knockout percentage over Ruiz Jr's 63%.

Andy Ruiz Jr is the younger man by 3 years, at 34 years old.

Usyk has a height advantage of 1 inch over Ruiz Jr. This also extends to a 4-inch reach advantage.

Andy Ruiz Jr fights out of the orthodox stance, while Oleksandr Usyk is a southpaw.

Ruiz Jr is currently arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 15 more fights, and made his debut in 2009, 4 years and 7 months earlier than Usyk, whose first professional fight was in 2013. He has fought 2 fewer professional rounds, totaling 187 compared to Usyk's 189.

Ruiz Jr vs Usyk form

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

In his last fight, he won against 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 won against 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 defeated Alexander Dimitrenko on April 20, 2019 by technical knockout in the 5th round at Dignity Health Sports Park, California.

Usyk remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 1 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he won against Tyson Fury on May 18, 2024 by split decision in their WBC World Heavyweight, WBO World Heavyweight, WBA Super World Heavyweight and IBF World Heavyweight championship fight at Kingdom Arena, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

Prior to that, he had won against Daniel Dubois on August 26, 2023 by knockout in the 9th round in their WBO World Heavyweight, WBA Super World Heavyweight, IBF World Heavyweight and The Ring Heavyweight championship fight at Stadion Wroclaw, Wroclaw, Poland.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Anthony Joshua on August 20, 2022 by split decision in their IBF World Heavyweight, WBA Super World Heavyweight, WBO World Heavyweight and The Ring Heavyweight championship fight at Jeddah Superdome, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.

Before that, he had beaten Anthony Joshua on September 25, 2021 by unanimous decision in their WBA Super World Heavyweight, IBF World Heavyweight and WBO World Heavyweight championship fight at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, London, United Kingdom.

He had won against Derek Chisora on October 31, 2020 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Wembley (SSE) Arena, London.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Oleksandr Usyk has been fighting more than Andy Ruiz Jr.

Andy Ruiz Jr last fought 1 year, 10 months and 22 days ago, while Oleksandr Usyk's last outing was 2 months and 8 days ago.

Ruiz Jr's last 5 fights have come over a period of 5 years, 3 months and 6 days, meaning he has been fighting on average 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.

Usyk's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 8 months and 25 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 8 months and 29 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 57 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 11.4 rounds on average.

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