Andy Ruiz Jr vs Luis Ortiz LIVE RESULTS: Updates as Mexican WINS after scoring THREE knockdowns


ANDY RUIZ JR returned to the boxing ring by flooring Luis Ortiz 3 times and profitable on factors.

The pair headlined over 12 rounds in Los Angeles with former unified heavyweight champion Ruiz strolling away with a factors win.

Luis Ortiz was floored three times by Andy Ruiz Jr

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Luis Ortiz was floored 3 times by Andy Ruiz JrCredit score: Getty Pictures – Getty

He dropped Ortiz twice in spherical two earlier than placing the Cuban veteran down once more within the seventh.

The scorecards revealed the combat to be shut, with Ruiz’s knockdowns really securing him the victory.

He mentioned: “Because the leap I believed individuals have been doubting me and thought I used to be going to get my ass knocked down and what not.

“I labored so laborious for this combat as a result of I do know he’s a warrior and he hits laborious.

“I believed I did a ravishing job boxing and countering, I believed I confirmed some totally different class than I normally do as a substitute of simply pressuring him and going ahead.”

Observe all of the dwell response under.

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    Deontay Wilder is able to combat Premier Boxing Champions stable-mate Ruiz if he beats Robert Helenius.

    Wilder mentioned: “Deontay Wilder is again. We’re all the time in search of nice thrilling fights we love to present the followers.

    “So if that’s what’s lined up subsequent, I’ve acquired to deal with enterprise and after that, we are able to get it on.”

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    Ruiz needs to combat Deontay Wilder, who was ringside, if the ex-WBC champion beats Robert Helenius subsequent month.

    He mentioned: “God prepared he wins towards Robert in October.

    “Me and him are in the identical organisation, I need to thank Al Haymon, he could make this combat occur and let’s do it, let’s get it on.”

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    Ruiz needs to combat once more quickly and keep away from sitting out after his win.

    He mentioned: “Staying energetic man, I don’t need to be ready so lengthy, I need to combat a minimum of three or 4 instances a yr.

    “I am prepared, I am hungry man. I need to be champion once more, I need to deliver that belt again to Mexico.”

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    Ruiz added: “It was troublesome, man.

    “However the capacity that I’ve, me counter punching and ready for him to load up and connecting and dropping him.

    “It was a blessing, man and I simply need to thank God a lot.”

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    Ruiz mentioned: “Because the leap I believed individuals have been doubting me and thought I used to be going to get my ass knocked down and what not.

    “I labored so laborious for this combat as a result of I do know he is a warrior and he hits laborious.

    “I believed I did a ravishing job boxing and countering, I believed I confirmed some totally different class than I normally do as a substitute of simply pressuring him and going ahead.”

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    Ortiz requires a rematch and refuses to retire after defeat to Ruiz.

    He mentioned: “I desire a rematch. I used to be retaining my fingers up however the eyes wasn’t an issue.

    “After this do you assume I am achieved? What do the individuals need?”

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    Judges rating the bout, 113-112, 114-111 x2, and your winner by unanimous resolution, Andy Ruiz Jr.

    The combat was really very shut and solely Ruiz’s knockdown win him the combat.

    Ruiz emerges the winner in a WBC title eliminator, with Deontay Wilder and Robert Helenius assembly in one other eliminator subsequent month.

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    Three knockdowns scored for Andy Ruiz Jr, who ought to get the nod on the scorecards.

    However at instances the Mexican-American lacked a killer intuition by letting Ortiz recuperate after being floored.

    Official scorecards to comply with…

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    Spherical 12 – Ortiz comes out swinging and lands two large left fingers as he appears for a dramatic late win.

    Ortiz combating proper till the ultimate bell however Ruiz is savvy sufficient to see it out with what ought to be a reasonably comfy factors win.

    Late onslaught by Ortiz however we head to the judges scorecards…

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    Spherical 11 – Ortiz’s left eye is brutally closed now as a results of the highly effective photographs coming his method.

    Proper hand shakes Ortiz and right here comes Ruiz pouring on the stress.

    Ortiz does properly to outlive the spherical and even being knocked out as the combat goes into the twelfth and ultimate spherical.

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    Spherical 10 – Left hook lands for Ortiz across the aspect of Ruiz’s guard, vibrant begin to the spherical.

    Southpaw jab snapping the top again of Ruiz, who appears to be ready for the right counter.

    Ortiz will get the higher of the spherical with Ruiz actually struggling to maintain up the momentum he features in early phases.

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    Spherical 9 – Huge proper hand stuns Ortiz and his legs go wobbly however not sufficient to ground him once more.

    One other proper hand lands for Ruiz and he appears as although he will not let Ortiz settle.

    Because the spherical closes, Ruiz took his foot off the fuel, once more, and Ortiz appears to have his legs again.

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    Spherical 8 – The 2 come collectively and let photographs go, a bit messy and nothing actually lands flush.

    Ortiz counters with a left hand after Ruiz makes an attempt a physique shot.

    One other left hand lands for Ortiz and once more Ruiz lets the Cuban recuperate a spherical after knocking him down.

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    Spherical 7 – Ruiz sinks in a proper physique shot, dipping down and firing it in.

    The pair commerce mixtures on the within however neither comply with up and the tempo once more drops.

    Huge proper hand from Ruiz stuns Ortiz and sends the Cuban again.

    Mixture lands and DOWN GOES ORTIZ. He will get again to his ft with a smile however once more the precise hook to the aspect flooring him.

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    Spherical 6 – Proper hook fires in from Ruiz however Ortiz takes it properly and retains coming ahead.

    Each Ruiz and Ortiz land rear hand shot however they take it properly.

    One other good spherical for Ortiz boxing on the surface and Ruiz wants to begin attempting to push the tempo and motion now.

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    Spherical 5 – Ortiz lands a left to the physique however Ruiz responds with a fast counter upstairs, pretty shot.

    Ruiz coming ahead extra, placing his jab out and attempting to get on the within however cannot get his mixtures off.

    Ortiz comes ahead with a mixture, forcing Ruiz again, however the ex-champ does finish the spherical touchdown a brief proper.

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    Spherical 4 – One other gradual spherical as Ortiz controls the motion from the surface together with his jab.

    Ruiz threatening in spots together with his hand pace however appears unwilling to commit, maybe attributable to a shot he has taken within the spherical.

    Ortiz doing job retaining it lengthy on the finish of his jab.

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    Spherical 3 – Ruiz lets his foot off the fuel after two knockdowns the spherical earlier than.

    Ortiz getting the higher of the Mexican-American however pumping out some awkward southpaw jabs.

    Ruiz lands a physique shot earlier than the bell sounds however he loses the momentum he gained in spherical two.

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    Spherical 2 – Large spherical for Ruiz, who dropped Ortiz with an enormous counter proper hook.

    Ortiz made it to his ft however was put down straight after after one other proper hand with Ruiz scoring TWO knockdowns.

    However Ortiz hung in there and even landed some good left fingers earlier than the spherical closed out.

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    Spherical 2 – Ruiz golf equipment Ortiz with a proper hook as each heavyweight commerce on the similar time.

    BIG RIGHT HAND AND DOWN GOES ORTIZ!

    Ortiz beats the depend however is floored for a second time following one other proper hand, the Cuban is on shaky legs.

    He beat the depend and lands one on Ruiz, it is fireworks within the ring!

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    Spherical 1 – Pretty cagey opener as each paw out their jabs.

    Ruiz reveals glimpses of his famously quick fingers however fails to land something on word, bar a proper physique shot.

    Ortiz did join with a lead left hand simply earlier than the bell to place Ruiz on alert.

  • Nearly prepared

    Andy Ruiz Jr and Luis Ortiz are each within the ring and being launched by legendary announcer Jimmy Lennon Jr.

    Ruiz weighed in at 268.6lb, which is nearly precisely what he got here in when beating Anthony Joshua in June 2019.

    Ortiz scaled 245.2lb and is available in as the underdog.

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  • Roll on

    Gervonta Davis has urged his two ex-opponents Rolando Romero and Isaac Cruz to combat.

    Cruz, who was overwhelmed by Davis in December 2021, known as for a rematch after knocking out Eduardo Ramirez.

    However Tank has informed him to concentrate on Romero, who he KO’d in Could.

    Davis tweeted: “Rollie and Issa Cruz have to combat.”

  • Wild help

    Deontay Wilder is in help of his ex-opponent Luis Ortiz tonight.

    Wilder knocked Ortiz out in 2018 and 2019 however the pair stay good mates and linked up within the dressing room earlier than tonight’s combat.

    Ortiz may even get one other shot at Wilder, as his combat with Ruiz is a WBC eliminator.

  • Heavyweight motion up subsequent

    Andy Ruiz Jr and Luis Ortiz are subsequent up!

    Former champion Ruiz returns for the primary time since Could of final yr when he beat Chris Arreola.

    Ortiz most just lately beat Charles Martin in January.

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