Andy Ruiz Plans To Attack Joe Hanks From The Start

Mexican heavyweight Andy Ruiz worked for weeks in Las Vegas, mostly at the Bones Adams Gym. He is now in Macau, about to to take on undefeated Joe Hanks in a significant bout on Top Rank's Fists of Gold ll on Saturday at the Venetian Macao CotaiArena.

Ruiz is 19-0, Hanks 21-0.

Ruiz plans to go onto an immediate attack, says chief trainer Big Jeff Gramoja.

"Hanks record of 21-0 is a concern for sure," Gramoja said. "But I've seen Hanks before. We plan to go right in and attack the boxer. That is how Andy trained for this fight - to land our jabs, attack the body, use hand speed and break him down.

"We've worked a long time for this. We are expecting Andy to have a great performance and victory," Gramoja said.

Ruiz vs Hanks will be broadcast exclusively on UniMas Solo Boxeo Tecate Saturday at 11 pm  eastern, 11 pm pacific.

Saturday, July 27, The Venetian Macao CotaiArena – HBO
Fists of Gold ll
Main Event, 6 Rds., Flyweights
ZOU SHIMING, 1-0, 1 KO, Guizho, China
vs JESUS ORTEGA, 3-1, 2 KOs, Hermosillo, Mexico
12 Rds., WBO, WBA World Flyweight Championship
Champion JUAN  FRANCISCO  ESTRADA, 22-2, 17 KOs,
Hermosillo, Mexico
vs MILAN MELINDO, 28-0, 11 KOs, Mandaue City, Philippines
12 Rds., IBF Featherweight Championship
Champion EVGENY GRADOVICH, 16-0, 8 KOs, Oxnard, Ca.
vs MAURICIO MUNOZ, 26-3, 12 KOs, San Juan, Argentina
10 Rds., WBO Continental Heavyweight Championship
ANDY RUIZ, 19-0, 13 KOs, Mexicali
vs JOE HANKS, 21-0, 14 KOs, Los Angeles
8 Rds., Super Bantamweights
GENESIS SERVANIA, 19-0, 6 KOs, Cebu City, Philippines
vs KONOSUKE TOMIYAMA, 23-5-1, 17 KOs, Tokyo, Japan
6 Rds., Super Flyweights
REX TSO, 6-0, 4 KOs, Hong Kong
vs RUSALEE SAMOR, 20-4-2, 9 KOs, Pattani, Thailand

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by jacksonmann on 07-27-2013

Ruiz could be a real surprise packet - people say heavyweight boxing is dead but there are some great prospects out there and some terrific match-ups

Comment by Tyrone Biggums! on 07-27-2013

Any athlete who looks like Andy Ruiz Jr is clearly not putting in enough effort in training. People always say "well he's just genetically like that" but that is utter bull****, if you train like an elite athlete, a world…

Comment by titanium on 07-27-2013

I think Ruiz can still become a contender with the bunch in the rankings now.

Comment by nycsmooth on 07-27-2013

Andy always looks flabby, but usually in shape & w/those terribly fast hands I give him a good chance 2 win & get in the Hvywt picture...

Comment by TX_BOXNG on 07-26-2013

Ive only seen Andy Ruiz on youtube, lets see how he does

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