Andy Ruiz wants a rematch fight against Joseph Parker, after the defeat suffered by the Mexican American in December 2016.
“A rematch with Andy Ruíz Jr. It would be fantastic ”, said the representative of Parker, David Higgins, in an interview with Sky Sports. Parker defeated Ruíz Jr. in a very close fight in New Zealand. If it had been in U.S, it would have been for the other side ”.
It was in 2016 when Andy went to New Zealand to face Parker for the vacant heavyweight belt of the OMB.
The judges Ingo Barrabas Y Ramon Cerdan they gave the victory to Joseph by cards of 115-113, while the judge Hail lagumbay saw a tie at 114-114.
Following that victory, the New Zealand boxer made two successful defenses against Razvan cojanu Y Hughie fury, whom he defeated by unanimous decision and majority decision, respectively.
Higgins noted that as Andy has an impact on U.S, could head a function before Joseph.
“Andy wants revenge, “he said David. “Fight in U.S It is interesting, because it has a lot of cult among Mexican Americans ”.
In March 2018, Joseph suffered his first loss as a professional unifying the heavyweight championships of the WBO, WBA Y FIB in view of Anthony Joshua.
The Briton defeated him after 12 rounds by unanimous decision. For your next fight, Joseph Parker faced Dillian whyte, with whom he lost by unanimous decision.
The New Zealander’s last two contests were against Dereck Chisora in 2021. In both he beat it by way of the cards.
On your side, Andy Ruiz was the first he defeated as a professional Anthony Joshua in one of the biggest bells in heavyweight boxing history.
It was in June 2019 when he knocked him out by the belts of the WBA, FIB Y OMB. In the rematch six months later, Joshua regained the championships by beating the Mexican American by unanimous decision.
The only combat of Andy in 2021 it was in May against Chris arreola, to whom he won by a wide unanimous decision.