Andy Ruiz Jr has put his physique transformation on present as he slims down forward of his return to the ring.
The previous heavyweight champion famously shocked the world when he knocked out Anthony Joshua to assert the WBA, IBF and WBO titles again in June 2019.
Nonetheless, he got here in over a stone heavier for his or her rematch in Saudi Arabia after months of partying and poor preparation.
Because of this, he was outboxed by Joshua, misplaced his belts and has not fought since.
Now although he has joined up with Canelo Alvarez’s coach Eddy Reynoso and proven off his weight reduction.
Reynoso informed Behind The Gloves: “It’s about 20lbs. And he additionally has extra muscle.
“He’s not as fats as he was earlier than. He can transfer his hips lots higher and that helps him transfer round within the ring…
“He’s working actually laborious.
“He’s making an attempt to combat in April, nevertheless it’s not confirmed but.
“The change has helped, coming into this camp. We all know that he can do nicely and I can guarantee you he shall be world champion once more.”
Eddy Reynoso's Secure
Andy Ruiz Jr (Former Heavyweight World Champion)
Canelo Alvarez (4-Weight World Champion)
Oscar Valdez (Two-Weight World Champion)
Julio Cesar Martinez (Flyweight World Champion)
Ryan Garcia (Light-weight Contender)
Frank Sanchez (Heavyweight Contender)
Reynoso’s secure is now one of many strongest in boxing with a number of world champions and prime contenders coaching at his health club.
It was reported final yr that Ruiz Jr had agreed phrases to return in opposition to Chris Arreola, although this has been pushed again and the goal date is now April.
In the meantime, Deontay Wilder has additionally been linked with a spring combat, which might be his first for the reason that rematch defeat to Tyson Fury.
Ought to each Ruiz Jr and Wilder get again to successful methods, many followers hope they are going to be matched collectively in a large heavyweight conflict later this yr.