Boxing: Dream come true, Andy Ruiz finally confirms the fight on Mexican soil

Jhe returns from the old mexican boxing world champion Andy Ruiz Jr. has been confirmed and will take place on July 16 at Plaza Mexico against Tyrone Sponge.

Triller Fight Club announced the fight between Andy Ruiz and “King of the Ring” Tyrone on Wednesday, at an iconic venue in Mexico City.

Andy Ruiz, who will have been out of service for a year this May 1, will return to action in his country, in a fight against a undefeated opponent.

Andy Ruiz will return to Mexico after 12 years

The card will be pay per view and will mark the return of Andy Ruiz to his country, where he has not fought since 2010. He has never fought in Mexico.

With a professional record of 34-2, 22 by KOAndy Ruiz wants to return to the elite of world boxing, as he did when he dethroned him Antoine Joshua.

It was June 1, 2019 when Andy Ruiz shocked the world at Madison Square Garden to New York to defeat Joshua and take the WBA, WBO and IBF titles from him.

At the same Joshua he lost them six months later in a Revenge in Diriyahbut the Destroyer expressed his desire to become world champion again.

Who is Tyrone Spong?

His opponent will be undefeated, boxer born in Suriname who has a pro record of 14-0, 13 by knockout.

Tyrone Spong hasn’t fought since 2019, when he defeated Jeyson Minda by knockout in Mérida, Mexico.

Andy Ruiz’s opponent has fought more times in Mexico than the former world champion himself, who has only three fights in his country.

Tyrone Spong, meanwhile, has five fights in Mexico, including four in Mrida and only one in Aguascalientes.

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