Andy Ruiz is interested in carrying out a fight against the Cuban Luis Ortíz in the next few months, after beating Chris arreola by unanimous decision on Saturday night, May 1.
“A fight with Ortíz it would be exciting, “he commented Andy at the end of the fight before Arreola. “I must continue to prepare so that I can feel better and better. I am happy with the 12 rounds ”.
Ruiz He accepted that he had excesses of confidence in the first rounds, which led him to visit the canvas in the second episode, but assured that the physical condition he showed was ideal for a return that he already longed for in the ring.
Andy He also spoke about the weight with which he arrived for his fight and the significant reduction of almost 30 pounds to leave behind the image presented in the rematch against Anthony Joshua and climb again to the opportunity of a world title.
“I will stay at this weight, but I will work harder in everything, I faced a very strong veteran who knew exactly what he was doing,” he said. “I could do many things better, raise my hands a little more, but you have to work hard in the gym.”
Andy he won by cards of 118-109, 118-109 and 117-111, coming from behind a poor start to the fight and then controlling and taking the victory. In this regard, the Meixco-American believed that things could be different.
“I could have done much more,” he confessed Ruiz. “I couldn’t really find my distance, but a lot of it was Arreola doing a great job. I could have stayed with my hands up, but now I need to get back to the gym and keep busy. “
For its part, Ortíz fought for the last time in November 2020 and finished in just 45 seconds at Alexander Flores, on The Angels.
He was previously knocked out a year earlier by Deontay Wilder in the seventh episode of a fight at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.
The Cuban maintains a record of 32 wins and a couple of losses.