Tyson Fury and Andy Ruiz Jr met for the primary time at a charity occasion in Las Vegas on Saturday.
The present WBC heavyweight champion of the world and the previous WBA, IBF and WBO heavyweight champion of the world each attended an occasion hosted by Jorge Capetillo.
Capetillo is a boxing coach who beforehand labored Fury’s nook as a cutman.
He’s additionally had Ruiz Jr in his gymnasium on quite a few events.
Subsequently, the heavyweight pair each confirmed as much as assist him and encountered each other for the primary time.
That they had beforehand exchanged trash discuss within the media when Ruiz Jr beat Anthony Joshua, as Fury claimed he might beat the Mexican ‘with one hand tied behind my again’.
Ruiz Jr replied by taunting him after his poor efficiency in opposition to Otto Wallin.
Nonetheless, there was no such ailing will in individual.
The pair obtained up on stage collectively to inform their tales to the watching crowd.
Fury started: “I grew to become world heavyweight champion in 2015, inside six months I used to be again all the way down to nothing once more.
“I had a variety of psychological well being issues, depressed, anxiousness, combating alcohol and drug abuse.
“And I didn’t wanna stay anymore, I attempted to take my very own life.
“Just a few years later, I requested God to assist me in my life and requested for forgiveness.
“At that time I used to be weighing 400lbs and I used to be an alcoholic and a drug addict.
“I stand right here at this time 270lbs, match as a fiddle and I’ve regained the heavyweight championship of the world.”
At this level he handed over to Ruiz Jr who added: “It simply feels so good to precise what we’ve all been via.
“Something is feasible. No-one believed I might grow to be heavyweight champion of the world, being chubby, being chubby.
“However I saved praying to God and I ended up turning into the primary Mexican heavyweight champion of the world.”