Parker vs. Ruiz Jr: Prediction, Odds, Date, Stats

Joseph Parker and Andy Ruiz Jr. (Destroyer) fight for the vacant WBO heavyweight title. Let's take a look at the stats, odds of winning, and the prediction for this fight.

Jul 5, 2012
18 (85.7%)
193 cm
193 cm
0 cm
Oct 1, 2016
2m, 9d
Title Fights
Ape Index
Last Fight
Win Streak
Mar 28, 2009
19 (65.5%)
188 cm
188 cm
0 cm
Sep 10, 2016
Saturday, 10 Dec 2016
Vector Arena, Auckland, New Zealand
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This fight between Joseph Parker and Andy Ruiz Jr. took place on at the Vector Arena, Auckland, New Zealand.

Tale of the Tape

At 193 cm, Joseph Parker is the taller of the two by 5 cms; Andy Ruiz Jr. is 188 cm. Besides being the taller fighter, with a reach of 193 cm, Parker also has reach advantage of 5 cms over Ruiz Jr.'s 188 cm. They have the same ape index of 0 cm.

Parker is coming in to this fight with an undefeated record of 21-0 (18 KOs). His last fight was 2 months and 9 days ago against Alexander Dimitrenko, which he won via 3rd round KO.

Alexander Dimitrenko's boxing career

Ruiz Jr. also comes in with an undefeated record of 29-0 (19 KOs). His last fight was 3 months ago against Franklin Lawrence, which he won via 10 round unanimous decision.

Both the fighters fight out of the orthodox stance.

On the day of the fight, Parker will be 24 years and 11 months old. Ruiz Jr. will be 27 years and 2 months old.

Prediction and Odds

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After considering the both the fighters' stats and their performance patterns, the winning odds is calculated to be at 57-43 in favor of Joseph Parker. Here is the prediction for Parker vs Ruiz Jr.

The chances of Joseph Parker winning is higher, but Andy Ruiz Jr. cannot be counted out. Ruiz Jr. could make it competitive, maybe even win.


Joseph Parker defeated Andy Ruiz Jr. via 12 round MD. Ruiz Jr.'s undefeated record of 29 wins comes to an end, and Parker advances his win streak to 22. Parker is now 22-0, and Ruiz Jr. 29-1.

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