Today we take a look at the inspirational journey that took Andy Ruiz Jr to the top of the heavyweight boxing world.
Andy Ruiz Jr got into boxing at the behest of his father. He went on to have a successful amateur career with a 105-5 record.
Ruiz fought for gold against Anthony Joshua in June 2019. He stopped Joshua in round seven in one of the biggest upsets in boxing history.
After winning the belt, all the fame attention and money caught up to Ruiz as he ballooned out of shape.
Ruiz was thoroughly outclassed by Joshua and lost the rematch just six months on from his TKO win.
After a devastating loss, Ruiz is on his road back to the top. He has lot a lot of weight and looks extremely focused and motivated to get back to the top.