Andy Ruiz Ring Return Eyed For August 9, Solo Boxeo

By Francisco Salazar

Unbeaten heavyweight contender Andy Ruiz could return to the ring on August 9th, Top Rank matchmaker Brad Goodman told over the weekend.

No word yet on whom Ruiz will fight or where the fight will take place.

He will likely headline a "Solo Boxeo" telecast that evening.

Ruiz (22-0, 16 KOs) stopped Manuel Quezada in the second round of his last fight on May 17th in Fresno, CA. It was his eighth consecutive stoppage win within the last two years.

Originally from Mexicali, Baja California, Mexico, Ruiz will turn 25 on September 1.

Francisco A. Salazar has written for since September of 2012 and has covered boxing in Southern California and abroad since 2000. He also covers boxing for the Ventura County (CA) Star, RingTV, and Knockout Nation. He can be reached by email at [email protected] or on Twitter at FSalazarBoxing 

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Hougigo on 07-16-2014

Heavyweight Andy Ruiz is out of his 8/9 UniMas fight vs Nagy Aguilera. Jose Felix-Alejandro Rodriguez new main event. #boxing @trboxing— Dan Rafael (@danrafaelespn) July 16, 2014

Comment by Enzo Mc is SHIT on 06-24-2014

Wasn't his weight significantly down last time? I might be wrong.

Comment by BostonGuy on 06-24-2014

[QUOTE=nycsmooth;14692457]time 4 this pudgy bough boy 2 finally step up & have a meaningful bout...he's wasting his talent/potential on these setups...[/QUOTE] [QUOTE=SnakeVen0m;14692605]Kid has solid boxing skills. I think he should take off a few months and shed off 20 or…

Comment by daggum on 06-24-2014

he was getting beat to a pulp against tor hamer until tor hamer did his usual i quit routine. oh yea every post about him has to mention how fat he is. he's fat!

Comment by Freedom. on 06-24-2014

Andy Ruiz is a talented heavyweight with power and excellent handspeed. People are too focused on his weight. Ruiz is exciting to watch because he goes for the KO. I'm looking forward to his next fight. I hope they find…

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