Erik Ruiz started off his pro career aged 20 and currently has a record of 13-4-1. Ruiz now looks to build on the experience gained in his first 18 fights. The longest win streak that Ruiz has ever recorded was between June 2011 and July 2013 when it totaled 9 wins. Ruiz's longest KO streak is 1 fights long.
An explosive pro debut saw Ruiz face Shaun Solomon in a 4 round debut fight. Erik became only the 3rd person to stop Solomon shy of the full distance, stopping him in the 4th. Following his debut, Ruiz had an impressive start to his career as he went on to win his next 9 fights including 3 times in 2011 and 2 times in 2013 fighting the likes of as Oscar Venegas, Daniel Modad and Raymond Chacon.
On September 9th, 2011 Ruiz fought and beat Troy Wohosky (0-1-0) to continue his unbeaten streak. Showing his class against Wohosky, Ruiz was the 2nd person to go the distance with this opponent. Ruiz's win streak of 2 rose to 7 following 5 great wins, becoming the 3rd person to stop Daniel Modad, 3rd person to stop Emanuel Machorro and 3rd person to defeat Raymond Chacon.
Ruiz then went on to fight and beat Oscar Venegas on March 14th, 2013 maintaining his unbeaten record. Showing his class against Venegas, Ruiz was the 3rd person to go the distance with this opponent. Ruiz's wins continued and went from 8 wins to 9 after he then defeated Pablo Cupul.
On August 24th, 2013, Ruiz took on and was defeated by Isaac Zarate in his first career defeat meaning his career tally went to 9-1-0. Coming into the fight with high confidence Ruiz fought his next fight against Isaac Zarate on August 24th, 2013. Unfortunately, Ruiz was outclassed and lost the decision on the judges scorecards taking his record to 9-1-0. Ruiz then went on to win a further 4 fights taking his record to 13 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws.
Taking a knock to his career, Ruiz fought and was defeated by Jessie Magdaleno on January 10th, 2015 taking his record to 13-2-0. Continuing his career, Ruiz fought and was defeated next by Jessie Magdaleno in 2015 over 8 rounds. Ruiz was the 5th person to go the distance with Jessie Magdaleno. A fight Ruiz would prefer to forget was next, a defeat on his's record at the hands of Daniel Roman. Ruiz's record moves to 13-3-0.
Ruiz went into his next fight against Alexis Santiago on February 16th, 2016 with a career record of 13-4-0. Ruiz boxing ability was put under heavy scrutiny in the Santiago fight, a test too far for Ruiz as he lost via UD in a judges decision over the 10 round distance.
Erik Ruiz went into his fight with Horacio Garcia on May 6th, 2016 with 13 wins and he added another win to his record taking it to 13 wins by beating Garcia. This was a step up in class but with an inconclusive ending, Horacio Garcia went the distance with Ruiz over 10 rounds to a SD draw.