Andy Ruiz Jr. More Then Willing To Face Deontay Wilder On Short Notice: ‘Heck Yeah, Call Me Right Up’


Posted on 07/13/2021

By: Hans Themistode

Below regular circumstances, a fighter’s most well-liked time of preparation is roughly 12 weeks. Nevertheless, with Tyson Fury pressured to postpone his showdown towards Deontay Wilder because of the WBC/Ring Journal titlist contracting COVID-19, there July twenty fourth date is formally pushed again.

Though it’s unclear when the 2 will step into the ring with each other, Andy Ruiz Jr. revealed that he’s patiently ready by the telephone simply in case Wilder decides he desires a brand new dance accomplice, versus ready on Fury to heal up.

“Heck yeah,” mentioned Ruiz Jr. when requested if he’d be keen to step in on quick discover to face Wilder throughout an interview with “Name me proper up.”

Ruiz Jr. is greater than aware of taking high-profile fights with little to no time to arrange. In June of 2019, Ruiz Jr. watched intriguingly as Jarrell Miller was faraway from his heavyweight showdown towards unified champion, Anthony Joshua.

Regardless of solely having a number of weeks to arrange, Ruiz Jr. picked himself up off the deck within the third spherical to ship Joshua to the canvas 4 instances earlier than finally stopping him. The win topped Ruiz Jr. because the first-ever Mexican heavyweight champion. His time on high of the boxing world was short-lived although, as Joshua settled the rating six months later.

Ruiz Jr. would then take a 12 months and a half off earlier than resurfacing with new coach, Eddie Reynoso. To this point, their partnership has labored out nicely as Ruiz Jr. just lately scored a unanimous choice win towards fringe contender, Chris Arreola on Might 1st.

In the intervening time, Ruiz Jr. has no fights lined up. However, the heavyweight contender claims that he’s nonetheless engaged on his craft every day. Contemplating the success he had final time he was given a last-second alternative, the Mexican product believes all techniques will likely be a go if Wilder decides to provide him a hoop.

“That’s precisely why we’re staying within the fitness center and staying prepared. In the event that they’re wanting my manner come and produce it I’m prepared.”


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