Both undefeated, the New Zealander Joseph Parker entered this fight with a perfect boxing record of 21-0-0 (18 KOs=86%) and he is ranked as the No.5 heavyweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Luis Ortiz) while his opponent, Andy Ruiz Jr, has an official record of 29-0-0 (19 knockouts) and he entered as the No.21 in the same weight class. Parker has already fought four times in 2016 beating Solomon Haumono (=Parker vs Haumono) and Alexander Dimitrenko in his last two (=Parker vs Dimitrenko) while Ruiz has fought three times beating Ray Austin, Josh Gormley and Franklin Lawrence (=Ruiz vs Lawrence). Parker vs Ruiz is valid for the vacant WBO World heavyweight title. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Where: Vector Arena, Auckland, New Zealand
Division: heavyweight (over 200 lbs, 90.7 kg)
Title: vacant WBO World heavyweight title
Parker’s previous fight: Joseph Parker vs Alexander Dimitrenko
Ruiz’s previous fight: Andy Ruiz Jr vs Franklin Lawrence
Parker’s next fight: Joseph Parker vs Razvan Cojanu
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