Derek Chisora offers to fight Andy Ruiz Jr in London

Heavyweight boxing veteran Derek Chisora has offered to fight Andy Ruiz Jr in London later this year.

With a 32-12 record in the sport, it’s safe to say Derek Chisora has just about seen it all in this game. Still, even at the age of 38, he’s as hungry as he’s ever been to get in there and compete.

His most recent two-fight series saw him lose consecutive bouts to Joseph Parker, ensuring he now hasn’t registered a win in over two years.

Andy Ruiz Jr, meanwhile, is best known to the masses as the man who shocked the world.

The Mexican sensation caused one of the biggest upsets in the history of heavyweight boxing when he finished Anthony Joshua via TKO at Madison Square Garden. While he did go on to lose the belts six months later in late 2019, Ruiz Jr will forever be remembered as a national hero that once held the WBA (Super), IBF, WBO, and IBO heavyweight titles.

Now, he wants to try and climb the mountain for the second time in a division that’s on fire.

After asking fans on social media who they want to see him fight, Ruiz Jr was greeted by the following suggestion from none other than ‘Del Boy’.

“Want to come to London?”

It’s a pretty straightforward challenge and given the potential fireworks this match-up could produce, we’d say it’s something Ruiz Jr will be quite interested in.

Andy’s big comeback

One of the most noticeable differences between Andy Ruiz Jr in the first Joshua fight and the second was his weight. The speed that he showcased in NYC didn’t really seem to be on display in the rematch, with his increased size being seen as a big reason for that.

After taking over a year off, the 32-year-old stepped back into the squared circle to take on Chris Arreola in California. The unanimous decision win didn’t blow the masses away but it got him back on the winning trail, which is all it was really designed to do.

Moving forward, it’s worth keeping an eye on this story to see if it develops in the coming weeks.

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