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Andy Ruiz Jr to fight Luis Ortiz in return NOT Tyrone Spong after signing deal with Cuban first

, Andy Ruiz Jr to fight Luis Ortiz in return NOT Tyrone Spong after signing deal with Cuban first

ANDY RUIZ JR will fight Luis Ortiz in his return NOT Tyrone Spong after signing a deal with the Cuban first.

Triller recently announced the former heavyweight champion had agreed to face kickboxing star Spong on July 16 in Mexico City.

Andy Ruiz Jr will fight Luis Ortiz in his return
Luis Ortiz hit out at Andy Ruiz Jr

But Ruiz had already penned a deal to fight Ortiz under his Premier Boxing Champions banner.

Triller have now accepted that and confirmed they will look to host a bout for the Mexican-American at a later date.

David Tetreault, Triller Fight Club president told told ESPN: “We are working amicably with PBC to make sure Ruiz honours his obligations to both parties.

“We enjoy a good relationship with PBC and we are currently working to identify an optimal date for rescheduling the fight.

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“The date Triller lands on will be in collaboration with PBC and their calendar.”

Ruiz, 32, has not fought since beating Chris Arreola, 41, in his comeback bout last May.

And he continued to tease a fight with Ortiz, 42, who hit out at Ruiz for trying to fight Spong.

Ortiz told El Nuevo Herald: “He’s a coward. He knew how badly I wanted to fight him, but he decided to take an easy route.

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“A fight is coming that nobody is interested in and that is useless in his career.”

Ruiz shot to prominence in 2019 after stunning Anthony Joshua, 32, but losing the rematch six months later.

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Meanwhile Ortiz has only twice been beaten before, both knockout losses to Deontay Wilder, 36.

, Andy Ruiz Jr to fight Luis Ortiz in return NOT Tyrone Spong after signing deal with Cuban first

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