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Andy Ruiz Jr.
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Real name Andrés Ponce Ruiz Jr.
Nickname(s) Destroyer
Rated at Heavyweight
Height 6 ft 2 in
Reach 74 in
Nationality
  • American
  • Mexican
Born September 11, 1989 (1989-09-11) (age 32)
Imperial, California, U.S.
Stance Orthodox
Boxing record
Total fights 36
Wins 34
Wins by KO 22
Losses 2

Andrés Ponce Ruiz Jr. (born September 11, 1989) is an American professional boxer. He is a former unified heavyweight champion, having defeated Anthony Joshua to win the WBA (Super), IBF, WBO, and IBO titles in 2019, Ruiz became the first male boxer of Mexican heritage to become a world heavyweight champion.

As of June 2021, he is ranked as the world's fourth best active heavyweight by the Transnational Boxing Rankings Board, sixth by BoxRec, and seventh by The Ring magazine.

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