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Andy Ruiz Jr vs Otto Wallin preview
When is Ruiz Jr vs Wallin?
Andy Ruiz Jr could take on Otto Wallin 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 Wallin 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.
Otto Wallin would make his way to the ring with a record of 25 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 14 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Ruiz Jr would have a slight advantage in power over Wallin, with a 63% knock out percentage over Wallin's 56%.
Andy Ruiz Jr is the older man by 1 year, at 33 years old.
Wallin has a height advantage of 4 inches over Ruiz Jr. This also extends to a 4-inch reach advantage.
Andy Ruiz Jr fights out of the orthodox stance, while Otto Wallin is a southpaw.
Ruiz Jr is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 11 more fights, and made his debut in 2009, 4 years and 2 months earlier than Wallin, whose first professional fight was in 2013. He has fought 42 more professional rounds, 187 to Wallin's 145.
Andy Ruiz Jr goes into the fight ranked number 2 by the WBC, 1 by the WBO, 3 by the IBF and 5 by the RING at heavyweight.
Otto Wallin is currently ranked number 11 by the WBC, 8 by the WBO and 9 by the IBF in the 201lb division.
Ruiz Jr vs Wallin 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.
Wallin has won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 4 times.
In his last fight, he defeated Helaman Olguin on 27th January 2023 by unanimous decision in their 8 round contest at Castleton Banquet & Conference Center, Windham, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Rydell Booker on 26th May 2022 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Ford Community Center, Michigan.
Going into that contest, he had won against Kamil Sokolowski on 5th February 2022 by points in the 8th round at Motorpoint Arena, Wales, United Kingdom.
Before that, he had defeated Dominic Breazeale on 20th February 2021 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Mohegan Sun Casino, Connecticut, United States.
He had beat Travis Kauffman on 15th August 2020 by technical knockout in the 5th round at Mohegan Sun Casino, Connecticut.
In terms of recent activity, Otto Wallin has been fighting more than Andy Ruiz Jr.
Andy Ruiz Jr last fought 9 months and 3 days ago, while Otto Wallin's last outing was 4 months and 11 days ago.
Ruiz Jr's last 5 fights have come over a period of 4 years, 1 month and 18 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 9 months and 28 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 48 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 9.6 rounds on average.
Wallin's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 9 months and 23 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 24 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 43 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 8.6 rounds on average.
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