Andy Ruiz Jr. (Destroyer) is an American professional boxer, who holds American and Mexican citizenship. He was born in Imperial, California, U.S. on September 11, 1989. Ruiz Jr. made his professional boxing debut at the age of 19 against Miguel Ramirez on March 28, 2009. He is a heavyweight world champion. Ruiz Jr. turned 33 last month, on the 11th.
13 years and 5 months into his professional boxing career, Andy Ruiz Jr. has fought 37 times with 35 wins and 2 losses. As of October 2022, Ruiz Jr.'s boxing record stands at 35-2 (22 KOs). In total, he has fought 187 rounds of professional boxing in 37 bouts.
|Total Title Wins||3|
|Title-Fight KO Wins||1|
|Losses via KO||0|
|37||Sep 4, 2022||32||Luis Ortiz||Win||UD|
|36||May 1, 2021||31||Chris Arreola||Win||UD|
|35||Dec 7, 2019||30||Anthony Joshua||Loss||UD|
|34||Jun 1, 2019||29||Anthony Joshua||Win||TKO7|
|33||Apr 20, 2019||29||Alexander Dimitrenko||Win||RTD5|
|32||Jul 7, 2018||28||Kevin Johnson||Win||UD|
|31||Mar 10, 2018||28||Devin Vargas||Win||KO1|
|30||Dec 10, 2016||27||Joseph Parker||Loss||MD|
|29||Sep 10, 2016||26||Franklin Lawrence||Win||UD|
|28||Jul 16, 2016||26||Josh Gormley||Win||TKO3|
|27||May 14, 2016||26||Ray Austin||Win||RTD4|
|26||Oct 24, 2015||26||Raphael Zumbano Love||Win||UD|
|25||Sep 26, 2015||26||Joell Godfrey||Win||UD|
|24||Dec 20, 2014||25||Siarhei Liakhovich||Win||UD|
|23||Oct 25, 2014||25||Kenny Lemos||Win||TKO1|
|22||May 17, 2014||24||Manuel Quezada||Win||TKO2|
|21||Nov 23, 2013||24||Tor Hamer||Win||RTD3|
|20||Jul 27, 2013||23||Joe Hanks||Win||TKO4|
|19||Jun 8, 2013||23||Carl Davis||Win||TKO1|
|18||Mar 16, 2013||23||Matthew Greer||Win||KO1|
|17||Dec 7, 2012||23||Elijah McCall||Win||TKO3|
|16||Sep 13, 2012||23||Maurenzo Smith||Win||KO1|
|15||Jul 7, 2012||22||Jonte Willis||Win||TKO8|
|14||Mar 23, 2012||22||Homero Fonseca||Win||UD|
|13||Dec 17, 2011||22||Theron Johnson||Win||UD|
|12||Sep 17, 2011||22||Ken Frank||Win||TKO2|
|11||Jul 15, 2011||21||Villi Bloomfield||Win||TKO4|
|10||Apr 23, 2011||21||Angel Herrera||Win||UD|
|9||Feb 26, 2011||21||Alvaro Morales||Win||UD|
|8||Feb 5, 2011||21||Kelsey Arnold||Win||KO3|
|7||Dec 4, 2010||21||Francisco Diaz||Win||KO2|
|6||Nov 20, 2010||21||Raymond Lopez||Win||UD|
|5||Oct 16, 2010||21||Miles Kelly||Win||TKO1|
|4||Mar 12, 2010||20||Luke Vaughn||Win||KO1|
|3||Feb 12, 2010||20||Juan Luis Lopez Alcaraz||Win||UD|
|2||Jun 26, 2009||19||Ross Brantley||Win||TKO1|
|1||Mar 28, 2009||19||Miguel Ramirez||Win||KO1|
Andy Ruiz Jr. started boxing professionally at 19 years of age; he debuted against Miguel Ramirez on March 28, 2009, and defeated Ramirez via 1st round KO.
He had his first world title fight at the age of 27 on December 10, 2016 after 29 professional fights against Joseph Parker for the WBO (vacant) title. Ruiz Jr. lost to Parker via 12 round majority decision.
Ruiz Jr.'s notable victories include wins over Anthony Joshua, Devin Vargas, Luis Ortiz, Alexander Dimitrenko, Ray Austin, Manuel Quezada, and Tor Hamer. For a complete list of Ruiz Jr.'s best performances refer to Andy Ruiz Jr.'s best fights.
His most recent fight was a non-title bout against Cuban boxer Luis Ortiz on September 4, 2022. Ruiz Jr. won the fight via 12 round unanimous decision. It's been 1 month and 3 days since this fight.
Andy Ruiz Jr. fought for world titles in two fights and won once. In total, he has won three belts at heavyweight (WBA, IBF, WBO). He is a one-time unified heavyweight world champion.
|Jun 1, 2019^||Anthony Joshua||HV||WBA (Super), IBF, WBO|
Ruiz Jr. has knocked out 22 of his 37 opponents so far. His KO ratio currently stands at 59.5%. Of his total 35 wins, 22 of them have been via KO (62.9%).
Andy Ruiz Jr. has had a total of two losses in 37 fights — both of them in title bouts. He suffered his first loss against Joseph Parker via 12 round MD in his 30th fight — his 29 fight win streak came to an end with this loss. He has never been stopped, both his losses came via decision.