Chris Arreola: Height, Weight, Age, Record, and Every Stat You Need to Know

Published 04/28/2021, 11:38 PM EDT
INDIO, CA – SEPTEMBER 7: Chris Arreola (C) celebrates his victory over Seth Mitchell as referee Jack Reiss (R) holds his hand up for the WBC International Heavyweight Title at the Fantasy Springs Resort Casino – Special Events Center on September 7, 2013 in Indio, California. (Photo by Alexis Cuarezma/Getty Images)


Former world heavyweight challenger Chris Arreola will return to the ring this weekend to face fellow Mexican-American boxer Andy Ruiz Jr. ‘The Nightmare’ has been among the top contenders for a while now. 

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Ruiz Jr. and Arreola will fight as the main event of an exciting card. The build-up to the fight has been around the former champion, and as a result, Arreola has somewhat gone under the radar. Therefore, we look at some of the interesting facts about the heavyweight.

ONTARIO, CA – MARCH 13: Chris Arreola (R) celebrates after defeating Curtis Harper after their 10 round heavyweight bout at Citizens Business Bank Arena March 13, 2015 in Ontario, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Chris Arreola’s physical attributes

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Experts have spoken a lot about Ruiz Jr. and his physical transformation before this fight. However, his opponent still has a slight upper hand in terms of the physical aspects. Arreola stands at a height of 6’3” and possesses a reach of 76”.

In terms of weight, Arreola has consistently fought in and around the 240 lbs mark. Therefore, we expect him to be the lighter of the two fighters. However, he will have to use these physical attributes to his advantage if he wants to shock the world.

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Other stats you need to know about Chris Arreola

Arreola has been a professional boxer for almost 18 years. In this time, the Mexican-American has amassed an impressive 38-6-1 record. Out of his 38 victories, 33 have come by knockout, which gives him a 70% knockout rate.

Despite Ruiz Jr. being the former world champion, Arreola comes into the fight with more experience. He is 40-years-old and has challenged for the heavyweight title on three different occasions.

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Another impressive stat about Arreola is that he started his career with an incredible 27-fight unbeaten streak. However, he will go into the May 1 bout on the back of two losses in his last four fights.

Regardless of the numbers, anything can happen in the ring. And Arreola will look to use his experience and shock the world the same way Ruiz Jr. did in 2019.

What do you make of Chris Arreola’s stats as a fighter? Do you think he has what it takes to beat ‘The Destroyer’?

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Leonardo Carvalho

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Leonardo Carvalho is a Boxing Writer for EssentiallySports. Before working as a boxing web journalist, Leonardo dabbled in roles ranging from an SEO specialist to a Chegg expert. Alongside his current role, Leonardo runs a YouTube channel where he combines his passion for fitness with sports.

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