StubHub Center, Carson, United States
Tape rankings @ Heavyweight
Who won Ruiz Jr vs Vargas?
Andy Ruiz Jr beat Devin Vargas by knockout in the 1st round on Saturday 10th March 2018 at StubHub Center in Carson.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 8 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant there was no weight limit.
Ruiz Jr vs Vargas stats
Back in March 2018, Andy Ruiz Jr stepped into the ring with a record of 29 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 19 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Devin Vargas made his way to the ring with a record of 20 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, with 8 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Ruiz Jr had a large advantage in power over Vargas, boosting at 66% knock out percentage over Vargas' 40%.
Andy Ruiz Jr was the younger man by 7 years, at 29 years old.
Vargas had 2-inch reach advantage.
Both Andy Ruiz Jr & Devin Vargas fought out of an orthodox stance.
Ruiz Jr was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 6 more fights, and made his debut in 2009, 4 year and 4 months later than Vargas, whose first professional fight was in 2004. He had fought 56 more professional rounds, 187 to Vargas' 131.
Ruiz Jr vs Vargas form
Ruiz Jr had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Joseph Parker on 10th December 2016 by majority decision in their WBO World Heavyweight championship fight at Auckland, New Zealand.
Previous to that, he had won against Franklin Lawrence on 10th September 2016 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Tachi Palace Hotel & Casino, Lemoore, United States.
Going into that contest, he had beat Josh Gormley on 16th July 2016 by technical knockout in the 3rd round at Masonic Temple, Detroit.
Before that, he had defeated Ray Austin on 14th May 2016 by technical knockout in the 4th round at Sportsmans Lodge, Studio City.
He had won against Raphael Zumbano Love on 24th October 2015 by unanimous decision in their 8 round contest at CenturyLink Center, Omaha.
Ruiz Jr's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 4 months and 14 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 5 months and 22 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 37 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7.4 rounds on average.
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