HomeBoxingAndy Ruiz “Back In The Gym On Monday,” Mentions Luis Ortiz And Dillian Whyte As Possible Next Opponents — Boxing News
Andy Ruiz “Back In The Gym On Monday,” Mentions Luis Ortiz And Dillian Whyte As Possible Next Opponents — Boxing News
June 19, 2021
Former heavyweight champ Andy Ruiz was a visitor on Mike Tyson’s Scorching Boxin’ podcast yesterday and the primary Mexican-American heavyweight champion in historical past spoke about his speedy future.
Tyson, chilled, with joint in hand, advised Ruiz how his comeback win over Chris Arreola “was lovely,” the residing legend telling Ruiz to not be so exhausting on himself for having been knocked down within the battle.
Ruiz stated he might be again within the health club “on Monday” and when requested about who he would possibly battle subsequent, “The Destroyer” repeated two names: Dillian Whyte and Luis Ortiz. As followers know, Ruiz and Whyte have been going forwards and backwards for a while, exchanging insults on social media. Whereas Ortiz has once more known as out Ruiz.
“Me and Whyte have really been going forwards and backwards lots and speaking plenty of s*** to one another,” Ruiz stated. “It will be a great battle between me and him.
“I used to be so pleased with Povetkin beat Whyte with that uppercut as a result of I really feel like Whyte doesn’t respect different fighters. Whyte was profitable that first battle however he bought cocky and bought caught. However Whyte bought the job performed when he beat him within the rematch.
‘Me versus him is an efficient battle. Ortiz, he’s known as me out once more and that’s a great battle for me. I simply have to remain prepared, be in form for no matter alternatives come.”
Some followers felt Ruiz was a little bit straightforward to hit within the Arreola battle, the 12 spherical battle proving to be a approach harder battle than loads of individuals felt can be the case entering into.
However Tyson advised Ruiz time and again how he needs to be pleased with his efficiency, telling Ruiz that “most guys, they don’t wish to proceed once they get knocked down.”
Ortiz or Whyte, who would you favor to see Ruiz battle subsequent? Ruiz added that his final battle is one with Tyson Fury, and “Iron Mike” stated he himself would like to see that battle.
Ruiz wants a giant win over a top-ranked man, and Whyte or Ortiz each match the invoice. Ortiz needs it, however does Whyte? I’ve a sense we might be seeing a Ruiz-Ortiz battle later this yr.