Andy Ruiz vs Luis Ortiz Odds, Prediction & How to Watch

David Kaestle
Andy Ruiz vs Luis Ortiz betting preview for September 4 bout.
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Andy Ruiz vs Luis Ortiz Date, Time & How to Watch

Andy Ruiz (34-2, 22 KOs) vs. Luis Ortiz (33-2-2, 28 KOs)
Date: Sunday, September 4, 2022
Fight Time: Main event ringwalks are expected around 12 a.m. ET
Venue: Saitama crypto.com Arena – Los Angeles, CA
Broadcast: FOX Sports PPV

This heavyweight matchup will bid a former heavyweight champion in Andy Ruiz against a two-time title challenger in Luis Ortiz. Both continue to try and get back in a position to once again fight for a belt.

What Time is Andy Ruiz vs Luis Ortiz?

The broadcast start time is scheduled for 9 p.m. ET, and if all goes to plan, the main event ringwalks should be happening around 12 a.m. ET.

Andy Ruiz vs Luis Ortiz Tale of the Tape

Name: Andy Ruiz — Luis Ortiz
Country: Mexico — Cuba
Age: 32 — 43
Height: 6'2" — 6'4"
Reach: 74" — 84"
Stance: Orthodox — Southpaw
Record: 34-2 –– 33-2-2

Andy Ruiz vs Luis Ortiz Odds & Betting Info

All boxing odds, lines and prop bets are available on FanDuel Sportsbook.
Moneyline:
- Andy Ruiz: (-430)
- Luis Ortiz: (+290)

Method of Victory:
- Ruiz by KO/TKO: (-110)
- Ruiz by Points: (+230)
- Oritz by KO/TKO: (+550)
- Ortiz by Points: (+700)
- Draw: (+1800)

The oddsmakers are clearly favoring the former champion in this fight, but beyond that think a KO/TKO is the most likely outcome regardless of who is victorious. Both fighters have more than 50% of their wins via knockout.

Andy Ruiz vs Luis Ortiz Prediction

Ruiz should be motivated in this one, considering he's closer to getting a title shot than Ortiz is. While there isn't much value on the moneyline for Ruiz, you can get close to even money odds on him to win by KO/TKO. This has been Ruiz's most common form of victory and being more than 10 years younger than Ortiz, stamina could play a big role in this fight. I wouldn't expect a very quick knockout here, but for the value, banking on Ruiz connecting with a late haymaker is something I like.

Bet Ruiz to win via KO/TKO (-110)

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