Who is Andy Ruiz Jr.?
Andy Ruiz Jr. is a professional American boxer. BoxRec ranks him as the world’s best active heavyweight. The Ring magazine ranks him the third.
|Celebrated Name||Andy Ruiz Jr|
|Birth Date||September 11, 1989|
|Birth Place||Imperial, California, U.S|
|Father's Name||Andres Ponce Ruiz Sr|
|Height||6 feet 2 inch|
Andy was born on the 11th of September, 1989 in Imperial, California, U.S. He is the son of Andres Ponce Ruiz Sr. His father is a former construction worker. Andy is currently married and has 5 children. Standing at a height of 6 feet 2 inches, he has been able to maintain his body fit and healthy.
The Career of Andy Ruiz Jr.
Andy boxed a 105-5 record in his amateur career. During that time, he was under trainer Fernando Ferrer.
He also became the recipient of two Mexican National Junior Olympics gold medals. He also represented the Mexican national team in the 2008 Olympic games.
Andy made his professional debut on the 28th of March, 2009 against Miguel Ramirez at the age of 19. He won the match with a KO. He has played a total of 34 professional matches. Among them, he has won 33 matches and lost won. He won 22 matches by knockout and 11 by decision.
The information about his professional matches are:
1. Miguel Ramirez: Won by KO
2. Ross Brantley: Won by TKO
3. Juan Luis Lopez Alcaraz by Unanimous decision
4. Luke Vaughn: Won by KO
5. Miles Kelly: Won by TKO
6. Raymond Lopez: Won by Unanimous Decision
7. Francisco Diaz: Won by KO
8. Kelsey Arnold: Won by KO
9. Alvaro Morales: Won by Unanimous Decision
10. Angel Herrera: Won by Unanimous Decision
11. Villi Bloomfield: Won by TKO
12. Ken Frank: Won by TKO
13. Theron Johnson: Won by Unanimous Decision
14. Homero Fonseca: Won by Unanimous Decision
15. Jonte Willis: Won by TKO
16. Maurizio Smith: Won by KO
17. Elijah McCall: Won by TKO
18. Matthew Greer: Won by KO
19. Carl Davis: Won by TKO
20. Joe Hanks: Won by TKO
21. Tor Hamer: Won by Corner Retirement
22. Manuel Quezada: Won by TKO
23. Kenny Lemos: Won by TKO
24. Siarhei Liakhovich: Won by Unanimous Decision
25. Joell Godfrey: Won by Unanimous Decision
26. Raphael Zumbano Love: Won by Unanimous Decision
27. Ray Austin: Won by Corner Retirement
28. Josh Gormley: Won by TKO
29. Franklin Lawrence: Won by Unanimous Decision
30. Joseph Parker: Lost by Majority Decision
31. Devin Vargas: Won by KO
32. Kevin Johnson: Won by Unanimous Decision
33. Alexander Dimitrenko: Won by Corner Retirement
34. Anthony Joshua: Won by TKO
He is set to fight Anthony Joshua on the 7th of December, 2019 to defend his WBA (Super), IBF, WBO, and IBO heavyweight titles.