Andy Ruiz explained why he gained 20 kg prior to his rematch with Joshua


The Mexican hopes that the strike will carry even greater force.

World champion WBA, WBO, IBF, IBO heavyweight champion Andy Ruiz (33-1, 22 KO’s) in an interview with iFL TV explained why he decided to be even worse in a rematch against Anthony Joshua (22-1, 21 KOs), which will be held on Saturday evening, December 7, in Saudi Arabia. We will remind, before the return match with UK crusher Wladimir Klitschko Ruiz fat not only lost weight, but became heavier, Joshua 20 kg завесив128,4 lbs. while AJ, compared to lost in early summer, the fight has become easier for almost five kilo – 107,5 kg.

— I’ll probably be a little heavier than in the first fight, said Andy Ruiz. – I want to be a little stronger. I’m ready to rock and roll. I feel strong.

Andy, we know that the physical appearance of Joshua have changed. He became slimmer. You think it’s a disadvantage because he may not be able to keep the beats as last time, and his power decrease?

— Maybe, but we won’t know until December 7. But that’s one of the reasons I wanted to be a little harder than last time. I want to be stronger. Want to carry a great strength, added Ruiz.

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“It is now clear – Joshua overwhelm this guy, – write fans on social media. – If one fighter is seriously preparing for the revenge, the second all this time could not break away from the donuts.” With the exception of the Russian giant Valuev, no one came to defend titles as heavy as it is now – Andy.


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