Boxing: Andy Ruiz: “God made me a champion, this is not a body contest.”

Boxing: Andy Ruiz: “God made me a champion, this is not a body contest.”


Andy RuizHe is days away from returning to the ring as the first Mexican heavyweight champion of the world. “King Kong” Luis Ortiz And, after the split controversy Canelo team And the criticism of his body says that “The Destroyer” is 100% focused on defeating his opponent in search of a new title shot.

He told his critics that his attacks only motivate him, because in this way he always gives more in training. In an interview with ESPN’s David FitelsonAndy Ruiz explained that “there is no physical competition” to compete in his class, because the priority is to develop other qualities, such as strength, speed and agility.

“I don’t need to be that heavy to get the strength. I want to be strong and that’s what we are. My father told me, ‘God made me.’ chubby championI am like that too. I carry the weight well. This is not a physical competition,” said Andy Ruiz.

However, he surprisingly won and won the championship Anthony JoshuaHe was not focused as he should have been and that’s why he lost the return match unfortunately. But since then, everything has changed and it is confirmed by Luis Ortiz.

“Everybody that doesn’t support me, cheer me on, they’re not the ones to punch me. There were times when it was true, I wasn’t focused on wrestling like I should have been. But now I have a gym and I’m more motivated,” said Andy Ruiz.

Andy Ruiz vs. Tyson Fury?

About his opponent, Andy Ruiz, he described the Cuban boxer as a good fighter “with punches and that’s what counts in the heavyweights”.

“One punch can change the whole fight and that’s why we have to take care. Because he’s a southpaw, we have to change my style.”

They say if we win in September[his next fight]it could be against Deontay Wilder if he retires or fights. Usyk or Joshua But first I have to beat Ortiz. against Wilder Andy Ruiz is the fight everyone wants to see.

Finally, “Destroyer” indicated that regardless of the difference in size and strength in his hands, he wanted to face the big guys in his class.

“I want to face it Tyson Fury. I look more into the big fighters. “I’m not saying Usyk is short, but I want to fight Tyson Fury. It’s a tough fight,” Andy Ruiz said.

The fight between Andy Ruiz and Luis Ortiz is scheduled for September 4 at the Crypto Arena in Los Angeles, California.



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