Andy Ruiz jnr gives excuses on why he lost to Anthony Joshua


Mexican American boxer,Andy Ruiz,Andy has given reasons on what left to his defeat in the hands of Anthony Koshua in the rematch in Saudi Arabia on Saturday, according to him, excessive partying and celebrations contributed to his loss.

He reeled out his reasons  at the post match conference after his defeat.

Ruiz said: “Three months of partying and celebrating affected me, what can I say?
“Being overweight, I wasn’t fluid enough, I wasn’t moving the way I wanted to move.
“I think if I’m lighter I’m going to let my hands go and be a completely different fighter.”

On what he would do differently if given another chance with Joshua, Ruiz said;

“Listen to my coach. Listen to my dad. And take it more seriously.

“I’m OK, I’m just a little disappointed. I should have listened to them.

“I tried to do the training on my own. I should have listened to them more.

“There’s no excuses…the partying and all that stuff got the best of me.


“For being out of shape I did pretty good, I took all his shots.”

“I know for the third one I’m going to be a lot better.” adding that  “There’s a lot of responsibility being a champion of the world. I think the partying and all that stuff got the best of me. Next time it’ll be a lot better.”


 Andy Ruiz defeated Anthony Joshua to win the world heavyweight titles in New York in June,but lost out at the rematch held in Saudi Arabia on Saturday December 7.