Andy Ruiz Jr’s next fight is reportedly being planned to take place before the end of this year, with Luis Ortiz and Charles Martin two potential opponents.
The former heavyweight world champion stopped Anthony Joshua to win the titles in sensational fashion back in June 2019, however was comprehensively outboxed in their rematch six months later.
Following an 18-month absence, Ruiz Jr finally returned to the ring with a win over Chris Arreola in May.
According to Andy Ruiz Sr, his son was dealing with an knee injury throughout this entire time.
He underwent surgery to finally address the issue in August and is now slowly edging closer to a fight date.
According to ESPN, Ruiz Jr’s next bout is being planned for December.
Ortiz – one of the possible opponents – is a highly rated Cuban contender.
His only defeats have come at the hands of Deontay Wilder by knockout.
Martin – named as the second potential foe – is a former champion, albeit only briefly.
‘Prince Charles’ was infamously dethroned inside two rounds by AJ back in 2016.
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