The date has been made official for Andy Ruiz Jr vs Luis Ortiz showdown, as the pair of heavyweights squares off at Crypto.com Arena in Los Angeles, California on Sunday, September 4. The event is held during Labor Day Weekend. Tickets are on sale now.
Former unified heavyweight champion Andy Ruiz Jr (34-2, 22 KOs) was in action last May when he scored a unanimous decision against Chris Arreola to rebound from the defeat against former two-time unified heavyweight king Anthony Joshua in the rematch. Prior to that the Imperial, California native dethroned “AJ” by unanimous decision to claim the belts.
Luis Ortiz (33-2, 28 KOs, 2 NC) last fought in January when he KO’d Charles Martin in the sixth round. Before that the Cuban contender stopped Alexander Flores in Round 1 and rebounded from the defeat suffered against former WBC king Deontay Wilder in his second bid to lift the title.
Andy Ruiz Jr vs Luis Ortiz tickets
Andy Ruiz Jr vs Luis Ortiz tickets to witness all the action on Sunday, September 4 at Crypto.com Arena in Los Angeles, California are on sale. Tickets are available now for purchase via TicketNetwork and Vivid Seats.
Andy Ruiz Jr vs Luis Ortiz is set to headline a PBC fight card live on FOX PPV in the United States. In other countries the event live stream is expected on FITE – subject to confirmation.
The date when Ruiz vs Ortiz airs live in the UK and Australia is Monday, September 5.
The co-main event, list of bouts featured on the Ruiz vs Ortiz undercard, as well as more information, is expected to be announced shortly.