Andy Ruiz Jr vs. Luis Ortiz Preview:
On September 4th, heavyweight champion Andy Ruiz Jr. will take on veteran Luis Ortiz in a rematch of their June fight, resulting in a seventh-round knockout victory for Ruiz. This time around, the bout is scheduled to take place at Madison Square Garden in New York City, and many anticipate a more competitive fight. Ortiz has already voiced his intentions to take down Ruiz and become the new champion, while Ruiz has stated he will “put on a better show” than he did in their first match-up. Get all the info you need about this upcoming fight here!
As the rematch between heavyweight champion Andy Ruiz Jr. and veteran Luis Ortiz approaches, many are wondering if Ortiz has what it takes to take down the champ.
Ortiz has already voiced his intentions to become the new champion, while Ruiz has stated he will “put on a better show” than he did in their first match-up. Madison Square Garden in New York City will host the fight on September 4th – so it’s sure to be an event not to be missed!
You can get all the info you need about this upcoming fight here. Stay up to date on who’s saying what, and get predictions for how the bout might play out. Be sure to check back here for all the latest on the Ruiz vs. Ortiz rematch!
Andy Ruiz Jr. will return to the ring against a former heavyweight title challenger.
Andy Ruiz’s search for another heavyweight title continues on Sunday when he faces Luis Ortiz, a Cuban two-time world title challenger, at the Crypto.com Arena in Los Angeles.
Ruiz’s reputation was built on his upset victory against Anthony Joshua in 2019, but it was shattered later that year when he lost to Joshua in the rematch in Saudi Arabia.
Ruiz won his rematch against Chris Arreola in May 2019 and has lost weight substantially in recent months.
Ortiz is a seasoned performer who last fought on New Year’s Day, stopping Charles Martin.
Everything you need to know about Andy Ruiz Jr. vs. Luis Ortiz is right here.
WHEN IS THE FIGHT BETWEEN ANDY RUIZ JR. AND LUIS ORTIZ, DATE AND START TIME?
Date: September 4th
The main event begins at 9 p.m. ET / 2 a.m. GMT.
Ringwalks for the main event (approximately): 12 a.m. ET / 5 a.m. GMT
The main event ringwalks are slated for 12 a.m. ET / 5 a.m. GMT, with the main card beginning at 9 p.m. ET / 2 a.m. GMT. These times may alter during live fight nights.
RUIZ VS. ORTIZ IS ON WHAT CHANNEL/STREAM?
Fox Sports PPV (Price: $74.99) in the United States
The bout will be broadcast on Fox Sports PPV in the United States, where spectators will have to pay $74.99 to see it. For UK fans, no broadcaster has been announced as of yet.
WHERE WILL THE RUIZ VS. ORTIZ FIGHT TAKE PLACE?
The fight takes place in Los Angeles at the Crypto.com Arena.
RECORD AND BIO OF ANDY RUIZ JR.
11th of September, 1989
6-0 height, 74-inch reach
Total number of fights: 36
34-2 record (22 KOs)
RECORD AND BIO OF LUIS ORTIZ
Birthday: March 29, 1979
6-4 in height
Total number of fights: 37
33-2-2 record (28 KOs)
FIGHT CARD: ANDY RUIZ JR. VS. LUIS ORTIZ (Listed in reverse running order: Ruiz Jr. vs. Ortiz, listed at the top, will go on last)
Andy Ruiz Jr. vs. Luis Ortiz;
Isaac Cruz vs. Eduardo Ramirez, WBC Heavyweight Eliminator;
Abner Mares vs. Miguel Flores, WBC Lightweight Eliminator; Lightweights
Lightweights Jose Valenzuela vs. Jezreel Corrales