challenge the heavyweight champions of one of the the associations. 'Destroyer' comes to the show with 34 wins, 22 of them by knockouts, and caused one of the biggest surprises in boxing this century
defeating Briton Anthony Joshua in June 2019 to win the world heavyweight title. heavyweights , although half a year later he defended the belt poorly prepared against the same rival and lost it.
Since then, Andy Ruiz has been looking to return to the big shows and in May of last year he defeated veteran Chris Arreola, in a fight in which he did not look good
but it was enough for him to win by unanimous decision; According to reports, he has now prepared himself better and will go out to prove it against the Cuban 'King Kong' Ortiz .
The Cuban has a record of 33 wins, 28 on the fast track, and two setbacks, he will have in this fight, perhaps the last chance to win the chance to fight later for a world title.
He is 43 years old and although he stays in shape, it will become more and more difficult for him to stay at the high level.
The winner will have the aspiration to fight for a world title in the heavy division that has two champions, the Ukrainian Oleksander Usyk , champion of the World Association,
the International Federation (IBF) and the World Boxing Organization, and the British Tyson Fury , monarch of the World Boxing Council.
Andy Ruiz stepped off the scale, coming in at 269 pounds, 24 pounds heavier than his rival, King Kong Ortiz , who weighed in at 245 pounds, oddly enough the heaviest weight of his career.