Here, we’ve compiled a list of the best Andy Ruiz Jr. Quotes. Let’s look at these pieces of wisdom. We definitely have something to learn from them!
If I wanted to fight for the title, I would fight at around 240.
Everyone who thinks I’m not Mexican simply because I was born in the United States is wrong.
Dreams are dreams and reality is reality. We have to make the dreams happen.
Boxing gave me the discipline and took me away from the streets and away from the corners. It changed my life, you know. Boxing dragging me away from all the bad potential I had.
Just because I bought some jewelry and things I’ve always wished for and always wanted, it doesn’t mean I’m not focused. It doesn’t mean that I’m not hungry anymore.
I’m ready for Anthony Joshua. Hopefully he’s overlooking me, thinking I’ll be a piece of cake. It’s a whole different ballgame when they’re in the ring with me. Once they see the speed and accuracy I have, I know I will shock him a lot.
One of those chubby kids that would do something athletic and everybody would look at me and say, ‘What the heck? Did that kid just do that?’ That’s the kind of chubby kid I was.
Anthony Joshua, I’m pretty sure he’s underestimating me, man.
Mom, I love you. I love you, and our lives are gonna change. We don’t have to struggle no more.
I don’t want to just have 15 minutes of fame. I want it to last.
It’s a natural blessing. Thanks to God. He gave me this ability of being chubby but still being fast and being able to hit hard.
I’ve been in many street fights. I fought street fights for my friends to protect them.
I’ve been bullied a few times in school.
As long as you pray and believe in your dreams, anything is possible.
In China, they treated me really well, they like me a lot. The first few times they laughed when I took my shirt off, but when they saw me throw my punches and saw my opponent on the floor, they came over to my side and clapped.
I’d love to be at 250, 255, but just be fit and be solid.
I have been dreaming about the heavyweight title it seems since I was born.
My dad’s been giving me Snickers since I was six years old. Since I first turned amateur, my dad’s been giving it to me.
My goal is to become the first Mexican heavyweight champion of the world.
First I tried karate but I didn’t like it because it was boring. There was no action like you see in the movies.
Don’t even bring Drake around me!
Whaddya know? I’m the first Mexican heavyweight champion of the world.
Me becoming the first Mexican heavyweight champion of the world, it’s a blessing.
I’ve got that Mexican blood in me.
A lot of fighters underestimate me. And what do you know? They end up being on the canvas.
For me, I’m an American and I’m a Mexican. I live here. And it hurts me the way a lot of people talk about Mexicans when I know we’re all about hard work and dedication.
If it wasn’t for my dad, I wouldn’t be here.
People tell me that I’ve also changed their lives making history.
I was this big, heavy kid – nobody was at my weight at that age, so I had to fight 12-year-olds, 13-year-olds when I was seven years old. And what do you know, I was beating them.
I’m going to accomplish my dreams.
If I win, it sends out a powerful message about the strength of Mexican people.
A lot of people can relate to me.
My dad would always give me a Snickers before a fight. It gives me energy. It gives me everything I need to get the win.
We all have good days and bad days.
I never look past an opponent that I have.
I need to remain humble, stay disciplined and keep training. That’s how I will continue to be a champion.
My dreams have come true.
Unfortunately, when you’re learning on the job, things can go wrong.
A lot of stuff, all the fast food, the cheap food, the dollar menu – I had to cut all that off.
My mom and dad are from Mexicali, and I feel more Mexican than others who were born in Mexico because I fought for my race and for Mexico.
People need to understand that I came this far being chubby and all that. Imagine how far I could go actually being in good shape and looking good.
I love all the Imperial Valley, man.
I’m not scared of Joseph Parker or any other fighter.
A lot of people saying that I’m not training, that I’m not taking it serious. Come on, I got all these belts. There’s a lot of responsibilities to this.
I have two friends, who have died from this boxing game, and it scares me, but I feel I was made for this.
It took a long time, and a lot of years, for me to get comfortable with myself, like the way I am now.
It doesn’t matter how you look. As long as you train hard, you focus and you’re hungry, and that drive is in you to follow your dreams, everything is possible.
I try to prove everybody wrong and those who underestimate me, that’s why I train hard.
Don’t underestimate this little fat boy.
I still respect Anthony Joshua and I’m a big fan of what he did in boxing.
I wanna be a legend, I wanna be in the world books of records.
My dad put me in boxing because I was this hyperactive kid always breaking stuff.
I’m just a little-big kid with a dream.
I love The Rock.
Being from a small farmers’ town, going back and forth to Mexico, hours waiting in the line to cross back home and training for hours, that’s why I represent Mexicali because it means a lot to me.
Mayweather is Mayweather. He’s always good. He stays in shape, takes care of himself.
In my pro and amateur fights I’ve always mentioned Mexico.
People who say I’m not focused, they’re crazy.
I’m not trying to be with six-pack abs and big muscles and all that. None of that, you know.
At my first amateur fight, I was seven years old. My dad took me to go fight San Diego.
I’m willing to die in the ring.
Styles make fights.
When I was a boy, my parents would buy me a new toy and I would destroy it. Oh man, I would destroy it. I don’t know why I would do such a thing. I was a little rough when I was a little kid.
Everybody is looking for that chiseled guy. Just because they have a lot of muscles, they think he’s the strongest guy out there, this and that. Lucky for me, the skills pay the bills.
That’s what we’re gonna do, baby, bring the titles back to Mexico.
With my Mom and Dad, we always had everything that we needed, but not everything that we wanted. I am going to get my parents what they want, especially my Mom.