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Hugo Ruiz vs Julio Ceja report
Who won Ruiz vs Ceja?
Julio Ceja beat Hugo Ruiz by technical knockout in the 5th round on Saturday 29th August 2015 at Staples Center in LA.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Super Bantamweight division, which meant the weight limit was 122 pounds (8.7 stone or 55.3 KG).
This contest was for the WBC super bantamweight championship of the world.
Ruiz vs Ceja stats
Hugo Ruiz stepped into the ring with a record of 35 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, 31 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Julio Ceja made his way to the ring with a record of 29 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 26 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Ceja had a slight advantage in power over Ruiz, with a 90% knock out percentage over Ruiz's 89%.
Hugo Ruiz was the older man by 6 years, at 36 years old.
Ruiz had a height advantage of 4 inches over Ceja. That also extended to a 6-inch reach advantage.
Both Hugo Ruiz & Julio Ceja fought out of an orthodox stance.
Ruiz was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 7 more fights, and made his debut in 2006, 2 years and 6 months earlier than Ceja, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He had fought 9 less professional rounds, 175 to Ceja's 184.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Julio Ceja had been fighting more than Hugo Ruiz.
Going to this contest, Hugo Ruiz had last fought 8 years, 6 months and 6 days ago, while Julio Ceja's last outing had been 8 years, 2 months and 14 days ago.
Ruiz's last 3 fights had come over a period of 9 years, 8 months and 21 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 3 years, 2 months and 28 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 14 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 4.7 rounds on average.
Ceja's last 3 fights had come over a period of 9 years, 1 month and 2 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 3 years and 10 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 25 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8.3 rounds on average.
What time did Ruiz vs Ceja start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 6:00 PM EST / 3:00 PM PST at Staples Center, LA, United States, which was around 11:00 PM BST in the UK.
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