Andy Ruiz Jr will make his long-awaited return to the ring this weekend having had 18 months off following his defeat to Anthony Joshua.
Ruiz Jr was propelled into the limelight when he surprised Joshua in New York in the summertime of 2019 to say his heavyweight world titles.
The Mexican celebrated wildly within the aftermath of that shock victory and struggled to duplicate his show of their rematch, comprehensively shedding in Saudi Arabia in December 2019.
Ruiz Jr is now able to get again below the lights and can tackle Chris Arreola initially of Might.
Arreola, a 40-year-old born to Mexican mother and father, has a 38 and 6 skilled report and final misplaced to Adam Kownacki in August 2019.
Ruiz Jr v Arreola: Date and the best way to watch
This 12-round heavyweight bout will happen on Saturday, Might 1 and is being held on the Dignity Well being Sports activities Park in Carson, California.
The principle occasion will seemingly get below approach at round 5am UK time on Sunday however information on the beginning instances will observe.
TV protection for UK followers has not been confirmed as of but however it will likely be proven on FOX PPV within the USA.
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Ruiz Jr v Arreola: Undercard
Topic to vary
- Andy Ruiz v Chris Arreola
- Erislandy Lara v Thomas Lamanna – for vacant WBA Middleweight Title
- Eduardo Ramirez v Isaac Avelar – for WBA Interim Featherweight Title
- Sebastian Fundora v Jorge Cota
- Omar Figueroa Jr v Abel Ramos
- Jesus Alejandro Ramos v Javier Molina
- Adrian Granados v Jose Luis Sanchez
Ruiz Jr v Arreola: What’s been stated?
Andy Ruiz Jr: “I can’t wait to get again within the ring on Might 1.
“Coaching with coach Eddy in his health club has been superb. I’m round nice fighters like Canelo Alvarez and we’re placing within the work in order that I can look higher than ever.
“I’ve identified Chris Arreola since I turned skilled. He’s a Mexican warrior similar to me, and I anticipate him to return at me with the whole lot he’s acquired.”
Chris Arreola: “He’s motivated to knock my block off however I’m motivated too. I wish to win.
“He might have been the primary Mexican heavyweight champion however the very best Mexican is true right here.
“Folks that know me and have watched me battle, know I attempt to not be in a boring battle in any respect.
“I come to go away all of it within the f****** ring.”