Wilder vs Ruiz Jr

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  • Wilder vs Ruiz Jr
  • 42-1-1 33-2-0
  • Potential : Spring 2020
  • USA
  • WBC World Heavyweight Championship
  • WBA Super World Heavyweight Championship
  • IBF World Heavyweight Championship
  • WBO World Heavyweight Championship
  • 12 Round Contest @ Heavyweight
  • TKO 10SD KO 1KO 7TKO 7 < form KO 1UD 10TKO 5TKO 7UD 12 <
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  • 35 age 31
  • 6' 7" / 201cm height 6' 2" / 188cm
  • 83.1" / 211cm reach 74" / 188cm
  • Orthodox (r) stance Orthodox (r)
  • full record
  • 42 wins 33
  • 41 by ko 22
  • 98% Ko% 67%
  • 1 Losses 2
  • 1 Stopped 0
  • 1 draws 0
  • 2008 Debut 2009
  • 150 Pro rds 163
  • current rankings @ Heavyweight
  • 2 The Ring 6
  • 3 WBA 5
  • 1 WBC 4
  • WBO 5
  • IBF 5

Wilder vs Ruiz Jr Info

Deontay Wilder could take on Andy Ruiz Jr in Spring 2020 in the United States.

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

The contest would be for the undisputed heavyweight championship of the world, with the WBC, WBA, IBF & WBO belts on the line.

Wilder vs Ruiz Jr stats

Deontay Wilder would step into the ring with a record of 42 wins, 1 loss 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 33 wins and 2 loses, 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 67%.

Deontay Wilder is the older man by 4 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, who’s first professional fight was in 2009. He has fought 13 less professional rounds, 150 to Ruiz Jr's 163.

Deontay Wilder goes into the fight ranked number 3 by the WBA, 1 by the WBC and 2 by the RING in the heavyweight division.

Andy Ruiz Jr is currently ranked number 5 by the WBA, 4 by the WBC, 5 by the WBO, 5 by the IBF and 6 by the RING in the heavyweight division.

Wilder vs Ruiz Jr form

Deontay Wilder has stopped 3 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he lost to 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, United States.

Previous to that, 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.

Going into that contest, 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.

Before that, he had drawn with Tyson Fury on 1st December 2018 by split draw in their WBC World Heavyweight championship fight at Staples Center, LA.

He had beat Luis Ortiz on 3rd March 2018 by technical knockout in the 10th round in their WBC World Heavyweight championship fight at Barclays Center, New York.

Ruiz Jr has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 3 of them, going the distance once.

In his last fight, he 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.

Previous to that, he had defeated 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.

Going into that contest, he had won against Alexander Dimitrenko on 20th April 2019 by technical knockout in the 5th round at Dignity Health Sports Park, California.

Before that, he had defeated Kevin Johnson on 7th July 2018 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Save Mart Arena, California.

He had beat Devin Vargas on 10th March 2018 by knockout in the 1st round at StubHub Center, Carson.

Activity check

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

Deontay Wilder last fought 9 months and 10 days ago, while Andy Ruiz Jr's last outing was 11 months and 25 days ago.

Wilder's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year 11 months and 19 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 29 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 37 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 7.4 rounds on average.

Ruiz Jr's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year 8 months and 27 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 8 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 35 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 7 rounds on average.

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