Summer 2021
Potentially

in the United States

Potential contest
@ Heavyweight
42-2-1
34-2-0

The tape

35
Age
32
6' 7" / 201 cm
Height
6' 2" / 188 cm
83.1" / 211 cm
Reach
74" / 188 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Full record

KO 11TKO 7KO 7KO 1SD 12
Form
UD 12UD 12TKO 7TKO 5UD 10
42
Wins
34
41
By KO
22
98
KO%
65
2
Losses
2
2
Stopped
0
1
Draws
0
2008
Debut
2009
161
Pro rounds
175

Current rankings @ Heavyweight

3
The Ring
6
-
WBA
7
1
WBC
2
-
WBO
4
-
IBF
11

Deontay Wilder vs Andy Ruiz Jr preview

When is Wilder vs Ruiz Jr?

Deontay Wilder could take on Andy Ruiz Jr in Summer 2021 in the United States.

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

Wilder vs Ruiz Jr stats

Deontay Wilder would step into the ring with a record of 42 wins, 2 loses and 1 draw, 41 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Andy Ruiz Jr would make his way to the ring with a record of 34 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 22 of those wins by knock out.

The stats suggest Wilder would have a massive power advantage over Ruiz Jr, boosting at 98% knock out percentage over Ruiz Jr's 65%.

Deontay Wilder is the older man by 3 years, at 35 years old.

Wilder has a height advantage of 5 inches over Ruiz Jr. This also extends to a 9-inch reach advantage.

Both Deontay Wilder & Andy Ruiz Jr fight out of an orthodox stance.

Wilder's experience as a professional fighter is currently relatively equal to Ruiz Jr's, having had 9 more fights, and made his debut in 2008, 4 months earlier than Ruiz Jr, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He has fought 14 less professional rounds, 161 to Ruiz Jr's 175.

Deontay Wilder goes into the fight ranked number 1 by the WBC and 3 by the RING at heavyweight.

Andy Ruiz Jr is currently ranked number 7 by the WBA, 2 by the WBC, 4 by the WBO, 11 by the IBF and 6 by the RING in the 201lb division.

Wilder vs Ruiz Jr form

Deontay Wilder has stopped 2 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he lost to Tyson Fury on 9th October 2021 by knockout in the 11th round in their WBC World Heavyweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Nevada, United States.

Previous to that, he had been beaten by Tyson Fury on 22nd February 2020 by technical knockout in the 7th round in their WBC World Heavyweight and The Ring Heavyweight championship fight at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, he had beat Luis Ortiz on 23rd November 2019 by knockout in the 7th round in their WBC World Heavyweight championship fight at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.

Before that, he had won against Dominic Breazeale on 18th May 2019 by knockout in the 1st round in their WBC World Heavyweight championship fight at Barclays Center, New York.

He had drawn with Tyson Fury on 1st December 2018 by split draw in their 12 round contest in their WBC World Heavyweight championship fight at Staples Center, LA.

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

In his last fight, he beat Chris Arreola on 1st May 2021 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Dignity Health Sports Park, Carson, United States.

Previous to that, he had lost to 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.

Going into that contest, he had beat 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.

Before that, he had defeated Alexander Dimitrenko on 20th April 2019 by technical knockout in the 5th round at Dignity Health Sports Park, California.

Hehad won against Kevin Johnson on 7th July 2018 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Save Mart Arena, California.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Deontay Wilder has been fighting more than Andy Ruiz Jr.

Deontay Wilder last fought 10 days ago, while Andy Ruiz Jr's last outing was 5 months and 18 days ago.

Wilder's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 10 months and 18 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 29 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 38 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 7.6 rounds on average.

Ruiz Jr's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 3 months and 12 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 28 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 46 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 9.2 rounds on average.

What are the odds on Wilder vs Ruiz Jr?

Andy Ruiz Jr is currently () to win the clash outright, while you can get () on Deontay Wilder if you fancy the incredible upset.

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