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Andy Ruiz picks opponents for farewell fights; wants to retire on a high

Andy Ruiz recently defeated Luis Ortiz by unanimous decision at the Crypto.com Arena in Los Angeles in September, and now he is busy planning his path to his boxing retirement. 

He has mapped out mega fights against some of the best heavyweights around to establish his legacy and to bow out on a high.

The ‘Destroyer’, as Ruiz is fondly known, is 33 years old right now and he can easily make three to four good fights if he focuses on his training continuously. He dethroned Anthony Joshua in his two fights against him recently. But the title defense didn’t go as per plans as he relaxed a bit and got beaten without being able to offer any sort of resistance.

Andres Ruiz, Andy’s father, revealed the opponents his son is planning to fight before his retirement. Tyson Fury, Deontay Wilder, and Oleksandr Usyk are the names he mentioned, and Anthony Joshua is also there as Andy wants to complete the trilogy against him.

“Andy has some good fights left. Fury, the trilogy with Joshua, Usyk, Wilder and retiring with those fights, that’s what we want to do,” said Andres Ruiz Sr. in an interview with ‘Izquierdazo’.

Andy Ruiz also has the desire to play a fight in Mexico and the father-son duo is planning to do that after they complete their fights against Fury, Usyk, Wilder, and Joshua.

“We want to do a fight in Mexico. Have one in the Plaza de Toros or in the Azteca Stadium, that right there is his retirement, I want to do it in the Azteca”, said the father of Andy, who is also his representative.

He mentioned that the ‘Destroyer’ agrees with him and they are already planning his final fight in Mexico, with Dillian White penciled in as his opponent.