Andy Ruiz Jr calls out Deontay Wilder after victory over Luis Ortiz; Wilder responded



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Andy Ruiz Jr calls out Deontay Wilder after victory over Luis Ortiz; Wilder responded

Andy Ruiz Jr. achieved another victory, this time over Luis Ortiz, and that was by the referee's decision. Even before this match, Ruiz pointed out which boxer he wants after Ortiz, and of course, it is Deontay Wilder. Tonight, Ruiz defeated 'King Kong' 114-111, 114-111, and 113-112 according to the judges' scorecards, and during the fight, he knocked down Ortiz three times but was unable to finish his opponent at the Crypto.com Arena in Los Angeles.

"God willing he wins in October,’ Ruiz Jr said. ‘We’re in the same organization. I want to thank Al Haymon. We can make this fight happen and let’s do it, let’s get it on." Ruiz Jr said.

Deontay Wilder was defeated for the second time by Tyson Fury in his current last appearance, which concluded their trilogy. Before that, he was also defeated by Fury in 2020, and their story started back in 2018.

Wilder responded to Ruiz Jr

“Deontay Wilder is back.

We’re always looking for great exciting fights we love to give the fans. So, if that’s what is lined up next [Ruiz Jr], I’ve got to handle business and after that, we can get it on”. Wilder added: “It was a great fight, it was a hell of a fight.

This is what all the fans came to see. That right there deserves all the respect. I always have love for Ortiz because we shared the ring and what we’re doing for our daughters. I always have love for him. He came with a game plan and it seemed like he executed the game plan.

Much love to him. We wish nothing best for him moving forward”. In 2019, Andy Ruiz got a 'short notice' opportunity against the then undefeated WBA, IBF, WBO, and IBO champion Anthony Joshua and shocked the world by knocking him out.

But Joshua immediately activated the mandatory rematch clause and in the second match defeated Ruiz, who has since fought two matches; this one against Ortiz and last year against Chris Arreola. If Wilder beats his former sparring partner Robert Helenius next month, it is very possible that we will be watching this match.