Andy Ruiz Jr came back after a long break and a long run of getting into proper shape with a solid decision win over Chris Arreola, and the one actual controversy appears to be over whether or not or not Arreola might need gained three or 4 rounds as a substitute of 1 or two.
Ruiz (34-2, 22 KO) gained on scores of 117-110, 118-109, and 118-109, coming off the canvas within the second spherical. Arreola (38-7-1, 33 KO) was fairly vocal about his emotions towards the judging, and wished a rematch, however there appears to be no precise demand for a rematch; the one factor that ought to make that occur is that if this struggle did a stunningly sturdy pay-per-view purchase price, which appears unlikely.
On that word, doesn’t seem like many fighters spent their $50 on this one, or discovered an unlawful stream to look at or no matter (and considered one of these guys was ringside on commentary), however hey, there have been a FEW reactions! And these posts are standard, so right here you’re:
A ready Andy Ruiz was purported to be the distinction tonight, however a motivated Arreola was much more spectacular. Win or lose, HUGE PROPS to Arreola! #RuizArreola
— Sergio Mora (@TheLatinSnake_) May 2, 2021
Arreola a idiot!!! Hahaha I agree along with his then scorecards have been wack
— Joseph Diaz (@JosephDiazJr) May 2, 2021
Andy Ruiz isn’t beating Wilder, protection must get rather a lot higher for me to assume in any other case.
— Ishé Oluwa Kamau Ali Smith (@IsheSugarShay) May 2, 2021
As for the rematch concept, value noting I suppose that PBC are additionally floating this on the market (or at the least the FOX PBC account is), although floated concepts imply little by themselves: