Hugo Ruiz Makes Quiet Return, Aims To Reclaim World Title

After nearly two years of absence due to injuries, former world champion Hugo Ruiz returned with a unanimous decision victory over Dennis Contreras on Saturday at the Mexico City Arena.
"The fight was how I expected, at a distance, moving and regaining rhythm. I needed rounds, as I hadn`t fought for many months.  I knew I could knock him out at any moment, but that was not the goal," said Ruiz in an interview with ESTO.
Regarding the injuries he suffered to his the nasal septum and biceps, he commented: "I felt very well physically. Due to the injuries I did not want to demand too much from my body. I handled the fight well, I used my technique and  my body responded well."
For now, Ruíz's desire, ambition and aim is to get back on  course towards the world championship.
"In my next fight I'm sure I'll be better, with more forcefulness.  I feel good and strong as super bantamweight. I want to be the world champion in this division again. I want one more fight and then to go for the championship."

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IN OTHER NEWS: Pedro Taduran, from Libon, Albay, Philippines, will challenge the minimumweight champion of the World Boxing  Council, Thai Wanheng Menayothin, on August 28.

The fight for the title will be held in the province of Nakhon Sawan, Thailand, where the champion  makes the tenth defense of his crown.
Taduran has a record of 12 wins with 9 knockouts and one loss, being ranked 14 in the WBC ratings.
Nicknamed "Rattle Snake," he is the Philippine National Minimumweight Champion. That title was won by defeating fellow countryman Jerry Tomogdan by knockout in the fifth round.
Taduran knows that the mission of traveling to challenge the undefeated champion in his own home will be complicated, but he assures that he has undergone a great preparation and is brimming with confidence.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by FinitoxDinamita on 08-15-2018

Underrated fighter right here. Ive always liked Ruiz especially his two fights with Ceja. I thought he was supposed to fight Rey Vargas but that never materialiZed. Good for Vargas cuz he would have got his ass kicked. Im looking…

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