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Andy Ruiz Jr Calls Out Tyson Fury After He Struggled Past Otto Wallin In Las Vegas

Andy Ruiz Jr Calls Out Tyson Fury After He Struggled Past Otto Wallin In Las Vegas

Andy Ruiz Jr was far from impressed with Tyson Fury's victory over Otto Wallin in Las Vegas on Saturday night.

The WBA, IBF and WBO heavyweight champion gave a mocking assessment of Fury's points victory at T-Mobile Arena.

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Fury suffered a nasty cut in the third round from an accidental clash of heads, but overcame the scare to beat his Swedish opponent by unanimous decision.

Many expected Fury to win more comfortably than he did, including Ruiz Jr.


Tyson Fury suffered a huge cut above his right eye against Otto Wallin
Tyson Fury suffered a huge cut above his right eye against Otto Wallin
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Tyson Fury won a unanimous points decision in Las Vegas
Tyson Fury won a unanimous points decision in Las Vegas

After the fight, the 30-year-old Californian tweeted: "After that performance theres no way he beats me with a hand tied behind his back."

Fury had previously claimed he would beat Ruiz Jr with one hand tied behind his back, which led to that cheeky response last night.

Ruiz Jr shocked the world when he beat Anthony Joshua at Madison Square Garden on June 1.

He'll face AJ in a rematch in Saudi Arabia on December 7 with the possibility of a clash with Fury later down the line.

Fury, meanwhile, called out Deontay Wilder for their own rematch next year after their thrilling draw in Los Angeles last December.

Andy Ruiz Jr will take on Anthony Joshua in a rematch in Saudi Arabia in December
Andy Ruiz Jr will take on Anthony Joshua in a rematch in Saudi Arabia in December

Fury said: "I got cut early on but I am a gypsy worrier and this is Mexican independence day - viva Mexico.

"It's all heart and determination. If I can keep going I will and I was the better man tonight.

"It was a good performance. I got 12 rounds in against a tough Swede. Deontay Wilder, I want you next.

"The big dosser is next on February 22. I'll let the cut heal and get some time with my family."

Topics: Tyson Fury, Andy Ruiz Jr, Boxing

Sunni Upal

Sunni Upal is editor at SPORTbible

 

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