Ruiz spoke in the face of the fight against Arreola where he will show the “new Andy” who trained in Eddy Reynoso’s team
The former World Heavyweight Champion, Andy ruiz, he accepted that he disappointed many of his followers by the way he lost to Anthony Joshua in December 2019, but he assured that that old Andy was forgotten and a new one, attached to discipline, will arrive in the ring this Saturday in California.
Ruiz will face Chris Arreola against limited attendance at Dignity Health Sports Park in Carson, California. In the betting he is a favorite up to 20 to 1, but he does not intend to underestimate anyone, especially at this point in his career, when he was the protagonist of the biggest surprise in years.
“I feel very motivated. I killed old Andy and a new Andy was born. I have a lot to prove. I disappointed a lot of people and that’s why we made a lot of changes. I know what I am capable of doing and achieving. I feel that I can become a Mexican two-time heavyweight world champion, ”said the Mexican-born in the conference this Wednesday.
Andy ruiz He recalled that he weighed up to 310 pounds and is now at 257; However, he assured that the issue is not losing weight, but being well with him. “Many people ask if I lost power with the weight loss, but I feel very good, we have worked very hard,” he said.
Ruiz said that getting to the team Canelo Y Eddy reynoso It was the best thing that could have happened to him. “The plan is to be victorious. We have a strategy and some combinations that we have perfected. We make sure to throw the punches in the best way. I am grateful to each training session that I had, I learned from each one, but I feel that being in the camp with Eddy was the best decision ”, he declared.
Arreola he is known underdog, but he said excited about the quality of his rival. “You always want to win, but against Andy, who has achieved what he has, he can certainly represent something special in my legacy. He is the man who beat the man, so I want to beat the man ”, he established.
“This fight is not personal, in fact, I don’t dislike Andy, that’s why we train extra in the gym. This is the victory I need to strengthen my career, “said Chris, who has not stepped into the ring since he was defeated by Adam Kownacki in August 2019.