Friday, April 17, 2020

Ruiz Jr hoping for third fight with Anthony Joshua

Anthony Joshua and Andy Ruiz Jr participated in what turned out to be two of the biggest fights in boxing last year.

In June, their first bout, where Ruiz shocked the entire world by stopping Joshua and taking the WBA, IBF, and WBO heavyweight titles, was more of a hit after the fact.

After the upset, it was a massive sports story, going beyond the normal realms of boxing today.

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The December rematch in Saudi Arabia was a bigger event coming in, but didn’t even sniff the overall scope of the first fight when it was all said and done, as Joshua easily outboxed a truly out of shape Ruiz and regained his belts.

Ruiz (33-2, 22 KO) said immediately after the fight that he wanted to do it a third time, and AJ played along in the moment.

But there was no real demand for it — in the rematch, people got the rout that was expected the first time, and thus the first fight was largely written off as a true fluke happening.

Now ostensibly in search of a fight, the 30-year-old Ruiz is once again bringing up a rubber match with Joshua.

“I got the first one, you got the second. Let‘s run it back a third time and see what’s up,” Ruiz wrote on Twitter. Punch
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