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Andy Ruiz Jr Comments On Accidentally Punching Trainer Flush On Chin With Huge Left Hook

Andy Ruiz Jr Comments On Accidentally Punching Trainer Flush On Chin With Huge Left Hook

Andy Ruiz Jr has commented on the time he nearly knocked his train clean out with a stiff shot to the chin.

The Mexican-American heavyweight champion is in full flow ahead of his anticipated rematch with Anthony Joshua in Saudi Arabia.

He has recently posted a video poking fun at when he clocked his trainer straight in the chin with the caption 'I barely touched him'.

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Ruiz Jr missed the pad and punched his coach flush on the chin and he said"Oh shit!" before embracing him.

Image: PA
Image: PA

He weighed in at over 19 stone when he shocked the heavyweight division.

He defeated Joshua for the WBA, IBF, WBO and IBO heavyweight titles in June and it was a huge upset he's hoping to repeat.

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Zoha Matin, founder of Zo's Meal Plans told Sky Sports that Ruiz Jr is committed to eating healthy in the lead up to the fight.

"Andy's weight is coming down."

"He's working really hard in the gym which is a factor.

"His diet? Fish, salmon, pasta on sparring days. Once in a while we have had a cheat day but nothing too crazy, man.

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"The goal is to keep him eating clean, keep him eating healthily.

"Feeling light is what we're going for. We want to keep him light.

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"We're not targeting a specific weight - maybe the same weight or a little bit less. But we want to feel light so it's easier for him to move on his feet."

Ruiz Jr believes that losing weight will allow him to be much leaner and quicker for the Joshua rematch.

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Will Ruiz Jr beat Joshua for a second time? Let us know your prediction for the rematch.

Topics: Saudi Arabia, Boxing News, Andy Ruiz Jr, Boxing, Ruiz Jr

Daniel Marland

Daniel is a freelancer journalist for SPORTbible and covers a variety of sports. He also has past experience of working at Manchester United and once locked eyes with Jose Mourinho. He lived to tell the tale.