‘I hope he loses one other two stone’: Eddie Hearn warns Andy Ruiz that his ‘harmful’ weight reduction might hand Anthony Joshua the benefit forward of the highly-anticipated rematch
- Eddie Hearn tells Andy Ruiz that shedding loads of weight might be ‘harmful’ transfer
- The Mexican heavyweight shocked Anthony Joshua after they first met in June
- Ruiz is making ready for his rematch with Joshua which takes place in Saudi Arabia
- The 30-year-old has just lately displayed his dramatic weight reduction forward of struggle
- Hearn insisted he needs Ruiz to lose extra weight at hand Joshua the benefit
Eddie Hearn has warned Andy Ruiz that his dramatic weight reduction might hand Anthony Joshua the benefit of their rematch on December 7.
Ruiz Jr shocked the boxing world when he stopped Joshua within the seventh spherical again in June at Madison Sq. Backyard regardless of heading into the struggle as overwhelming underdog.
And forward of their rematch in Saudi Arabia, the 30-year-old has bought followers speaking as soon as extra – this time resulting from his dramatic weight loss as he appears to be like to stun Joshua but once more.
Eddie Hearn has warned Andy Ruiz that shedding loads of weight might be a ‘harmful’ transfer
The Mexican is seeking to shock Anthony Joshua but once more, this time with a a lot leaner body
Joshua’s promoter Hearn has been buying and selling insults with the Mexican within the construct as much as the struggle by calling him ‘chubby’.
This led to Ruiz apologising to Hearn for taking the undefeated file of his star consumer earlier this 12 months.
Now Hearn has responded by encouraging Ruiz to lose one other two stone earlier than the highly-anticipated rematch within the Center East.
‘It is a harmful transfer to begin taking weight off, for my part. I like it. I hope he loses one other two stone,’ Hearn informed talkSPORT.
Ruiz Jr shocked the boxing world when he stopped Joshua within the seventh spherical again in June
He weighed in at 19st 11lbs, a stone-and-a-half heavier than Joshua after they met in New York
Ruiz Jr will battle it out with heavyweight rival Joshua once more on December 7 in Saudi Arabia
‘Joshua may be very centered. All of it comes all the way down to the night time. This time Anthony shall be 100 per cent prepared for Andy Ruiz.
‘We nonetheless need to execute the sport plan and win the struggle. It is one month as we speak and it is the largest struggle of the 12 months.
‘It is one of many greatest fights of our era when it comes to heavyweight fights and heavyweight rematches.’
Ruiz and Joshua meet in Advert Diriyah, Saudi Arabia, on Saturday December 7.