Andy Ruiz Jr vs Chris Arreola LIVE RESULTS: Ruiz DROPPED in round two – latest round-by-round updates

ANDY RUIZ JR is back in action TONIGHT as he fights fellow Mexican Chris Arreola in what should be an exciting heavyweight clash.

Ruiz Jr hasn't been in the ring since his world title defeat to Anthony Joshua in December 2019, after changing his life six months before by shocking the world to win the belts.

The 31-year-old has since split with trainer Manny Robles, joined up with Canelo Alvarez's coach Eddy Reyonoso, and he's looking in better shape than ever.

  • Main event start time: 4.40am BST / 8.40pm in LA
  • TV/ live stream: Premier Sports 1
  • In the U.S, the fight will be shown live on Fox Sports pay-per-view for the price of $49.95.

Follow ALL of the latest updates from LA below…

  • Joshua Mbu

    RUIZ JR VS ARREOLA – ROUND THREE

    ARREOLA ROCKS RUIZ JR AGAIN AT THE START OF ROUND THREE!

    How has Ruiz not hit the mat? He's getting absolutely battered by Arreola…… unbelievable!

    Ruiz Jr gets into a brawling mentality and the pair trade blows in the middle of the ring.

    Here we go again! Ruiz steps in and lands a left hook followed by a big right hand!

    But the bell saves Arreola! The 40-year-old shakes his head as he heads back to the corner as if to say: " Nooooooooooo, I'm not going down that easy!"

    WOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOW!

  • Joshua Mbu

    RUIZ JR VS ARREOLA – ROUND TWO

    Ruiz Jr starts the second round sharp and it's up to Arreola to respond.

    BOOOOOOOOOOM! THERE'S YOUR RESPONSE! ARREOLA CATCHES RUIZ JR WITH A HUGEEEEEEEEE RIGHT HAND!

    Welcome to the nightmare, Ruiz Jr!

    It's a beautifully timed shot right to the ear – but Ruiz Jr beats the count though!

    Ruiz has been in a similar situation before – AJ at Madison Square Garden – so he'll look to comeback!

    ARREOLA CATCHES RUIZ JR AGAIN! But Ruiz is saved by the bell!

  • Joshua Mbu

    RUIZ JR VS ARREOLA – ROUND ONE

    The main event is underway!

    Arreola lands a good shot to Ruiz Jr's body, but former world champ hits back with an overhand right.

    "Andy, Andy, Andy," says the crowd!

    Ruiz Jr is in the best shape of his life, he looks INCREDIBLE!

    Arreola is allowing Ruiz Jr a lot of space, and the latter is showcasing his lighting-quick hands.

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    RUIZ JR VS ARREOLA

    It's time for the MAAAAAAAAAAAAIN event of the morning ;)!

    And before Andy Ruiz Jr and Chris Arreola make their ring walks, both the Mexican and American national anthems are being sung.

    It's been a fantastic event with lots of entertaining fights, and some TASTY knockouts – just what you want.

    But now it's time for the former world champion – Ruiz Jr – to start climbing back up the heavyweight ladder.

    Standing in his way is 40-year-old Arreola who has been beaten six times.

    Old school vs new school. Here we go!

    Arreola walks out first and he's met with a huge roar from the crowd.

    Ruiz Jr follows and the cheers are even louder, he's loved by the crowd! the first heavyweight champion of Mexican descent!

  • Joshua Mbu

    TALE OF THE TAPE

    The main event is up next! Here's how both Andy Ruiz Jr and Chris Arreola shape up ahead of the fight.

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    FIGUEROA VS RAMOS – RAMOS WINS

    "You can't go anymore," says Figueroa's corner and the towel is thrown in before the start of round seven.

    The Ramos family is celebrating tonight, their family is 2-0!

    What a performance by Abel Ramos, he battered every inch of Figueroa's body!

    But fair play to Figueroa, he managed to make it to the seventh round!

    Ramos landed 133, yes 133 HEADSHOTS! WOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOW!

  • Joshua Mbu

    FIGUEROA VS RAMOS – ROUND SIX

    If Figueroa manages to pull this fight around, it'll be a massive, massive shock.

    But Ramos catches his opponent with a straight right hand and he's going for the swelling under Figueroa's eye.

    Shot after shot! Figueroa's face is taking a BEATING! At some point the referee might have to call it a day.

    This is brutal. Ramos' fight to lose.

  • Joshua Mbu

    FIGUEROA VS RAMOS – ROUND FIVE

    Ramos backs up onto the ropes and invites Figueroa forward.

    Figueroa accepts the invite, but is met with some vicious left and right hooks.

    There's swelling underneath Figueroa's left eye, he's taking a beating.

    He's absorbing countless punches but remains in the fight – the swelling under the eye will catch the referees attention sooner or later.

    It's target practice for Ramos, and Figueroa's face is the bullseye!

  • Joshua Mbu

    FIGUEROA VS RAMOS – ROUND FOUR

    Big right hand by Ramos at the start of round four, followed by a left hook.

    But Figueroa EATS the shots and tries to fight his way back.

    Ramos lands again, Figueroa is in trouble and Ramos knows it! Ramos is picking his shots smartly.

    It's a clinical dissection!

    Heavy shot after shot. Another incredible fight! Best round of the night for Ramos.

  • Joshua Mbu

    FIGUEROA VS RAMOS – ROUND THREE

    Figueroa has been more active in his approach so far.

    But Ramos seems happy to fight his way out of a corner, almost as if it's a part of the gameplan.

    Ramos has incredible power and finding joy with the straight left.

    The pair fight to the bell.

  • Joshua Mbu

    FIGUEROA VS RAMOS – ROUND TWO

    Figueroa starts on the front foot again, stepping in, continuing to move and land upper body shots.

    Ramos is leaving his opponent to bring the fight to him, but that seems all a part of the gameplan.

    Figueroa's unorthodox style is making it extremely difficult for Ramos to fight against.

  • Joshua Mbu

    FIGUEROA VS RAMOS – ROUND ONE

    Figueroa steps forward and launches an onslaught of body shots on Ramos.

    The latter will be hoping to replicate his family members' performance earlier (Ramos Jr).

    Ramos is weathering the early Figueroa storm.

    The 29-year-old then lands two shots of his own after successfully holding off Figueroa's early flurry.

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    FIGUEROA VS RAMOS

    Now onto the co-main event!

    This is a fight that has the potential to be the fight of the night, but they've got a lot of competition!

    Figueroa is two year's Ramos' senior (31) with just one loss on his record.

  • Joshua Mbu

    NOT LONG TO GO

    Omar Figueroa vs Abel Ramos is up next….. but after that, it's the MAAAAAAAAAAAIN EVENT!

    And Ruiz Jr vs Chris Arreola is due to get underway at 5am UK time, and we're on schedule it seems.

  • Joshua Mbu

    FUNDORA VS COTA – FUNDORA WINS

    Sebastian “The Towering Inferno” Fundora remains undefeated and he takes a step forward towards a world title fight.

    Cota is gracious in defeat, and shows his gratitude to the crowd.

    What a win by the 23-year-old………. 6"6………… super welterweight…….. 6"6!

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    FUNDORA VS COTA – ROUND FOUR

    Fundora lands a HUGE right hand and he looks to finish the fight in round four!

    Cota stumbles across the ring and Fundora is landing shot after shot after shot!

    The big man is teeing off!

    FINALLY the referee steps in and brings the fight to an end against Cota's wishes.

    Brilliant fight. Both fighter were trading hammer blows.

  • Joshua Mbu

    FUNDORA VS COTA – ROUND THREE

    Cota comes to the centre of the ring and lands an uppercut.

    But Fundora lands some counter punches of his own. The pair are slugging it out.

    Fundora lands a combination to Cota's body, something we haven't seen much of this fight.

    Cota is fighting upwards and Fundora is fighting downwards.

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    FUNDORA VS COTA – ROUND TWO

    Cota is fighting upwards, and he's finding joy landing some uppercuts.

    Fundora is trying to slow the fight down to disrupt Cota's rhythm, but the experienced fighter keeps chipping away.

    The giant backs Cota into a corner and lands a strong one-two, drawing blood.

    Fundora lands a beautiful combination, but the bell brings an end to round two.

  • Joshua Mbu

    FUNDORA VS COTA – ROUND ONE

    Sebastian "The Towering Inferno" Fundora is looking to remain undefeated (16-0-1).

    Cota, on the other hand, is looking to pick up the biggest win of his career.

    Fundora needs to be careful, Cota has a mean left hand – David vs Goliath!

    Cota throughs a right hook and connects, but the giant stays on his feet. Cota has to fight smart.

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    FUNDORA VS COTA

    Now it's time for a WBC super welterweight world title eliminator bout between Sebastian Fundora and Jorge Cota!

    Fundora is 23-years-old, standing a 6"6 with an 80" reach.

    Cota is just 5"11 with a reach of 73", seven inches short of his opponent Fundora.

  • Joshua Mbu

    RAMOS JR VS MOLINA – RAMOS JR WINS

    Ramos Jr wins by unanimous decision!

    It was a dominating display by the 20-year-old and he's going places for sure.

    He said he wants to be world champion by 21, and he certainly has the tools to do it.

    Ramos Jr also mentioned moving up a weight class or two…… and it makes sense, he's built incredibly well and he used his size to shut off angles of attack.

  • Joshua Mbu

    RAMOS JR VS MOLINA – ROUND TEN

    Molina is showing some fight in the final round, landing a good combination of body shots.

    But Ramos Jr stands unaffected by Molina's late flurry of punches.

    The 20-year-old is in line for his biggest victory to date – he's going places, remember the name.

    It's going to the judges scorecards, but I can tell you now who the winner is: Ramos Jr.

  • Joshua Mbu

    RAMOS JR VS MOLINA – ROUND NINE

    Molina is controlling the middle of the ring in round nine, something he should have tried to do earlier.

    Ramos Jr still comfortable in the fight and looks set to win the ten round bout.

    It's heading into the 10th and final round!

  • Joshua Mbu

    RAMOS JR VS MOLINA – ROUND EIGHT

    Under 60 seconds left in round eight and neither fighter has landed any significant strikes.

    Ramos Jr seems to be trying to conserve some energy for the final two rounds.

    If it goes the full distance, the 20-year-old will be the victor.

  • Joshua Mbu

    RAMOS JR VS MOLINA – ROUND SEVEN

    It's been one-way traffic, Ramos Jr is well and truly in control of the fight.

    Bodyshot after bodyshot……. the 20-year-old is going for the finish, but will he get it in round seven?

    Molina has a heck of a chin and body to withstand the bombs Ramos Jr is throwing!

    The referee takes a point off Molina for a punch to the back of the head – the crowd boos.

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