Andy Ruiz Jr. returns to motion with a former two-time heavyweight title challenger.Andy Ruiz Jr vs Luis Ortiz Reside Free In the present day On Battle, Sept. 4 2022
The journey to regaining the heavyweight title continues on Sunday for Andy Ruiz Jr. as he takes on former two-time title challenger Luis Ortiz from Crypto.com Area in Los Angeles.
After pulling off one of many largest upsets in boxing historical past in June 2019 when he stopped Anthony Joshua to say three heavyweight titles, Ruiz’s solely fought twice. First, he got here up out of practice and misplaced a large choice to Joshua in December 2019 after which acquired dropped however rebounded to win a choice over Chris Arreola in Could 2021.
Ortiz has been a fixture atop heavyweight rankings for years, along with his solely defeats coming in memorable contests towards former longtime heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder. Most just lately, Ortiz stopped Charles Martin within the sixth spherical on New Yr’s Day in an all-action affair.
The winner strains up themselves up for a major combat in early 2023, whereas the loser has to consider their standing within the weight class.
Right here is every little thing it is advisable to learn about Andy Ruiz Jr vs Luis Ortiz.
WHEN IS Andy Ruiz Jr vs Luis Ortiz FIGHT, DATE, START TIME
Date: Sunday, Sept. 4
Essential card: 9 p.m. ET / 2 a.m. GMT
Essential occasion ringwalks (approx): 12 a.m. ET / 5 a.m. GMT
The primary card is ready to get underway at 9 p.m. ET / 2 a.m. GMT with the principle occasion ringwalks scheduled for 12 a.m. ET / 5 a.m. GMT. With dwell combat nights, these timings might change.
WHAT CHANNEL/STREAM IS RUIZ VS. ORTIZ?
U.S.: Fox Sports activities PPV (Value: $74.99)
Fox Sports activities PPV will air the combat within the U.S. the place followers must pay $74.99 to look at the combat. A broadcaster hasn’t been introduced presently for the UK followers.
WHERE IS THE RUIZ VS. ORTIZ FIGHT?
The combat takes place on the Crypto.com Area in Los Angeles.
ANDY RUIZ JR. RECORD AND BIO
Born: September 11, 1989
Attain: 74 inches
Whole Fights: 36
Document: 34-2 (22 KOs)
LUIS ORTIZ RECORD AND BIO
Date of Beginning: March 29, 1979
Attain: 78 inches
Whole Fights: 37
Document: 33-2-2 (28 KOs)
Andy Ruiz Jr vs Luis Ortiz FIGHT CARD
Andy Ruiz Jr vs Luis Ortiz; WBC Heavyweight Eliminator
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