Andy Ruiz Jr. is an American professional boxer of Mexican descent, born on September 11, 1989 in Imperial, California, United States as Andrés Ponce Ruiz Jr. Ruiz Jr is a former unified heavyweight champion, having defeated Anthony Joshua at winning the WBA (Super), IBF, WBO and IBO titles in the year 2019, only to lose them in a rematch with Joshua six months later. He became the first Mexican heritage male boxer to become a world heavyweight champion.
As of May 2020, Ruiz Jr is ranked the fourth best active heavyweight in the world by the Transnational Boxing Rankings Board, sixth by BoxRec and seventh by The Ring magazine.
ANDY RUIZ JR. AGE
Ruiz Jr is 31 years old in 2020, he was born on September 11, 1989 in Imperial, California, United States as Andrés Ponce Ruiz Jr. He celebrates his birthday on September 11 every year.
ANDY RUIZ JR. HEIGHT
Ruiz Jr stands at 6 feet 2 inches (1.88m) tall and weighs 119kg (262lbs).
ANDY RUIZ JR. WEIGHT
Ruiz Jr weighs 119 kg (262 lbs).
ANDY RUIZ JR. FAMILY
Ruiz Jr was born and raised in Imperial, California; his parents had emigrated from Mexico to the United States. His father Andrés Ruiz, is a former construction worker who started his own business by launching houses. Ruiz Jr had a passion for baseball before his father took him to boxing; noted that his first meeting was at the age of seven in San Diego.
Ruiz Jr later worked for his father in construction for a time before deciding to become a full-time boxer and start his amateur career in Mexico. Ruiz Jr’s grandfather owned a boxing gym in Mexicali, used by featherweight champion Jorge Páez. Ruiz Jr explained that his nickname, ‘Destroyer’, was acquired before he started boxing, because as a kid ‘I was always destroying things’.
ANDY RUIZ JR. WIFE
Ruiz Jr is married to his wife Julie and the couple have five children although they tend to keep their personal lives private. Ruiz Jr resides in his hometown of Imperial, California; He graduated from Imperial High School in 2007, considers himself to be both American and Mexican and identifies with both nationalities: ‘America is one of the greatest countries in the world.
NET WORTH OF ANDY RUIZ JR.
Ruiz Jr has a net worth of $ 10 million as of 2020. This includes his assets, money, and income. His main source of income is his career as a professional boxer. Thanks to his various sources of income, Ruiz Jr has been able to amass a good fortune but prefers to lead a modest lifestyle.
ANDY RUIZ JR. MEASUREMENTS AND FACTS
Here are some interesting facts and body measurements you should know about Andy Ruiz Jr.
Andy Ruiz Jr. Bio e Wiki
- Nomi completed: Andrés Ponce Ruiz Jr.
- Popular as : Professional Boxer.
- Gender: Male
- Occupation / profession : Professional boxer.
- Nationality : American, Mexican
- Race / ethnicity : Not available
- Religion : Not known
- Sexual orientation: Straight
Andy Ruiz Jr. birthday
- Age / how old? : 31 years from 2020.
- Zodiac sign : Virgo
- Date of birth : September 11, 1989.
- Place of birth : Imperial, California, United States.
- Birthday : September 11, every year.
Andy Ruiz Jr. body measurements
- Body measurements: (chest-waist-hips) 44-36-38.
- Height / how tall is he? : 6 feet 2 inches (1.88 m) high.
- Weight : 119 kg (262 lbs).
- Eye color : Black
- Hair Color : Black
- Shoe size : 12 (USA).
Andy Ruiz Jr. Family and relationships
- Father papà) : Andrés Ruiz.
- Mother : Not known
- Brothers (brothers and sisters) : Three.
- Marital status : Married
- Wife / Spouse : Married to Julie.
- Dating / Girlfriend : Not applicable
- Children : Andy Ruiz III, Richie Ruiz, Bella and Beverly Ruiz.
Andy Ruiz Jr. Networth and salary
- Net worth : $ 10 million.
- Salary : Under review
- Source of income : Professional boxer.
ANDY RUIZ JR. CONTRO ANTHONY JOSHUA
Andy Ruiz Jr. vs. Anthony Joshua was a contested professional heavyweight boxing match between undefeated and unified WBA (Super), IBF, WBO and IBO champion Anthony Joshua, and former world title challenger Andy Ruiz Jr. meeting took place on June 1, the year 2019 at Madison Square Garden in New York City, New York.
Joshua was originally scheduled to face unbeaten WBA number two and WBO number three heavyweight Jarrell Miller, who was replaced by Ruiz Jr after Miller failed three drug tests. He was replaced by Ruiz, who was number five in the WBA, number 11 in the WBO and number 14 in the heavyweight IBF.
After coming in as a 25-1 underdog, in a shattering upheaval, Ruiz Jr won the match by technical knockout in the seventh round, ending Joshua’s unbeaten record and becoming the new unified heavyweight champion. The fight is considered to be one of the greatest upheavals in boxing history, making comparisons with Mike Tyson versus Buster Douglas in 1990 and Lennox Lewis versus Hasim Rahman in 2001.
ANDY RUIZ JR. CONTRO ANTHONY JOSHUA 2
In September of the year 2019, it was announced that Ruiz Jr would defend his titles against Joshua in a rematch. Ruiz Jr lost by unanimous decision, with the three judges scoring 118-110, 118-110 and 119-109.
ANDY RUIZ JR. NEXT FIGHT
Ruiz Jr will fight next time with Chris Arreola in late 2020, according to Mike Coppinger of The Athletic. As Coppinger noted, the two fighters are with Premier Boxing Champions, who are looking for a broadcast date and venue for the event.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT ANDY RUIZ JR.
WHO IS ANDY RUIZ JR.?
Andy Ruiz Jr. is an American professional boxer of Mexican descent.
HOW OLD IS ANDY RUIZ JR.?
Ruiz Jr is 31 years old in 2020, he was born on September 11, 1989 in Imperial, California, United States as Andrés Ponce Ruiz Jr.
HOW TALL IS ANDY RUIZ JR.?
Ruiz Jr stands at 6 feet 2 inches (1.88m) tall.
IS ANDY RUIZ JR. MARRIED?
Ruiz Jr is married to his wife Julie and the couple have five children although they tend to keep their personal lives private.
HOW MUCH IS ANDY RUIZ JR. WORTH?
Ruiz Jr has a net worth of $ 10 million as of 2020.
HOW MUCH DOES RUIZ JR. MAKE?
Ruiz Jr has a net worth of $ 10 million.
WHERE DOES RUIZ JR. LIVE?
Ruiz Jr lives in California, United States.
IS RUIZ JR. ALIVE OR DEAD?
Ruiz Jr is alive and in good health. There have been no reports of sickness or health problems.
WHERE IS RUIZ JR. NOW?
Ruiz Jr. is an American professional boxer of Mexican descent.