Andy Ruiz Gained 15 Pounds in Six Months

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Andy Ruiz Jr v Anthony Joshua 2 - Weigh In
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Andy Ruiz and Anthony Joshua meet for their rematch on Saturday in Saudi Arabia at the "Clash on the Dunes." The rivals weighed in on Friday with Joshua tipping the scales at 237 pounds and Ruiz tipping the scales even further at 283.7 pounds.

Joshua is trimmer, having lost 10 pounds since he was upset by Ruiz in June. Ruiz appears to have found those pounds, and then some, coming in 15 pounds heavier than he was six months ago. Some might suggest this means Ruiz hasn't been working as hard while basking in the glory of the most important win of his career and one of the biggest upsets in boxing history. I say it's unfair to weigh a man the week after Thanksgiving.