Ruiz vs. Arreola highlights a FOX Sports pay-per-view tomorrow night:

Premier Boxing Champions (PBC) returns to FOX Sports pay-per-view tomorrow night (9 p.m. ET, 6 p.m. PT, order today for $49.99 on participating cable/streaming providers) from the home stadium of Major League Soccer’s Los Angeles Galaxy, Dignity Health Sports Park, for Ruiz vs. Arreola.

Coverage of this PPV begins with its televised undercard at 7 p.m. ET, 4 p.m. PT on FOX—and atypical of a pay-per-view, the two WBA title fights will occur on this undercard.

The televised portion of this event features no fewer than six aired bouts as part of a 10-fight card, with four dark matches ahead of the telecast.

In the co-featured prelim, the vacant WBA Interim World Featherweight Championship is on the line between Eduardo Ramirez (24-2-3, 11 knockouts) and Issac Avelar (17-2, 10 knockouts), a 12-rounder at three minutes per round.

Your featured undercard bout sees the vacant WBA World Middleweight Championship at stake between Erislandy Lara (27-3, 15 knockouts) and Thomas LaManna (30-4-1, 12 knockouts), another 12-round bout at three minutes per round.

Highlighting the PPV main card is a battle at Heavyweight between Andy Ruiz (33-2, 22 knockouts) and Chris Arreola (38-6-1, 33 knockouts), a 12-round fight at three minutes per round.

We’ll break all three of these fights down right now, so let’s begin.

Vacant WBA Interim World Featherweight Championship: Eduardo Ramirez vs. Issac Avelar:

Contender Comparison:

Heading into the first title fight of the evening, both men stand level at 5-foot-6.

How they got here:

Ramirez has posted a record of 4-1 in his last five fights, including an ongoing two-match winning streak, extended last time out against Miguel Flores on Dec. 5 last year.

In the other corner, Avelar has gone 3-2 in his last five fights, including a unanimous decision win against Sakaria Lukas on Dec. 5 last year.

The Tale of the Tape:

Boxrec shows that Ramirez has a three-inch reach advantage (70 inches to 67 inches) over Avelar going into this bout.

Prediction: Eduardo Ramirez by unanimous decision.

Vacant WBA World Middleweight Championship: Erislandy Lara vs. Thomas LaManna:

Contender Comparison:

Heading into the second title fight of the evening, LaManna is the taller man at 6-foot-1, with Lara standing 5-foot-9.

How they got here:

Lara has posted a 3-1-1 mark in his last five matches and enters tomorrow on a two-fight winning streak, most recently scoring a unanimous decision victory against Greg Vendetti after 12 rounds last August in the main event of a FOX PBC Fight Night.

In the other corner, LaManna has gone 3-2 in his last five fights and is on a two-match winning streak of his own, extended last time out in January vs. Juan de Jesus Angulo Gonzalez (fifth-round TKO).

The Tale of the Tape:

Boxrec shows that Lara owns a one-inch reach advantage (75 inches to 74 inches) over LaManna going into the fight.

Prediction: Erislandy Lara by unanimous decision.

Heavyweight Main Event: Andy Ruiz vs. Chris Arreola:

Contender Comparison:

Heading into the main event, Arreola stands taller at 6-foot-3, with Ruiz standing 6-foot-2.

How they got here:

Ruiz has gone 4-1 in his last five fights, most recently dropping a unanimous decision after 12 rounds against Anthony Joshua in December of 2019 for the undisputed Heavyweight championship of the world.

In the other corner, Arreola has posted a record of 2-2 with one no-contest in his last five matches, dropping a unanimous decision of his own vs. Adam Kownacki after 12 rounds in August of 2019, where he threw 1,125 punches over the 36-minute match, an all-time CompuBox statistical record.

The Tale of the Tape:

Boxrec shows that Arreola owns a two-inch reach advantage (76 inches to 74 inches) over Ruiz going into the headliner.

Prediction: Andy Ruiz by unanimous decision.

Other fights on the televised portion of Ruiz vs. Arreola include:

Co-Main Event: Omar Figueroa Jr. (28-1-1, 19 knockouts) vs. Abel Ramos (26-4-2, 20 knockouts) [Welterweight: 12 rounds at three minutes per round]

Sebastian Fundora (16-0-1, 11 knockouts) vs. Jorge Cota (30-4, 27 knockouts) [Super-Welterweight: 12 rounds at three minutes per round]

Jesus Alejandro Ramos (15-0, 14 knockouts) vs. Javier Molina (22-3, nine knockouts) [Welterweight: 10 rounds at three minutes per round]

PBC: Ruiz vs. Arreola at a Glance: (Saturday)

TV Undercard: 7 p.m. ET, 4 p.m. PT, FOX Sports

Main Card: 9 p.m. ET, 6 p.m. PT, FOX Sports PPV (preorder today for $49.99)

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My name is Drew Zuhosky and I’m the MMA writer here at Armchair All-Americans. I’ve been an MMA fan for the better part of the last decade and I always make time to watch the fights. Whether it’s a Saturday night pay-per-view, an online exclusive, or a cable broadcast, there’s one certainty: Somewhere in my house, the TV will be on and I’ll be yelling at it. I sincerely hope that you will enjoy my articles on MMA. I pledge to you that my articles will be knockouts, not judges’ decisions. (Everybody hates judges’ decisions, anyway because there’s a chance for the element of human error involved in the outcome.) In any event, please check back to see what I have for you in terms of MMA material. Let’s get going.
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My name is Drew Zuhosky and I’m the MMA writer here at Armchair All-Americans. I’ve been an MMA fan for the better part of the last decade and I always make time to watch the fights. Whether it’s a Saturday night pay-per-view, an online exclusive, or a cable broadcast, there’s one certainty: Somewhere in my house, the TV will be on and I’ll be yelling at it. I sincerely hope that you will enjoy my articles on MMA. I pledge to you that my articles will be knockouts, not judges’ decisions. (Everybody hates judges’ decisions, anyway because there’s a chance for the element of human error involved in the outcome.) In any event, please check back to see what I have for you in terms of MMA material. Let’s get going.
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