Tyson Fury and Andy Ruiz Jr met for the primary time a fortnight in the past and mentioned quite a lot of matters, together with Anthony Joshua.
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 in Las Vegas.
Capetillo is a boxing coach who beforehand labored Fury’s nook as a cutman.
He’s additionally had Ruiz Jr in his fitness center on quite a few events.
Because of this, he invited each males alongside and was delighted that they appeared to assist him and his occasion.
At first of the afternoon, they have been introduced collectively and shortly grew to become pleasant.
Capetillo recalled the second of first assembly to Sky: “Tyson mentioned, ‘Have a look at you, chubby!’
“However Andy is in nice form now. They have been making enjoyable…
“Tyson informed Andy, ‘You have been the primary man to beat Joshua and now it will likely be my time too.’
“Andy beat him. He is aware of. Andy really believes Tyson will smash Joshua.”
By the tip of the afternoon the pair have been telling their tales up on stage collectively.
Capetillo added: “Tyson and Andy placed on an incredible occasion, giving freely sneakers, toys and meals to the group.
“It was unbelievable to see folks touched by their love.
“I’m so grateful for the chance to have them each – the perfect heavyweight of our period and the primary ever Mexican heavyweight champion.
“It was one thing from my coronary heart. I talked to Andy first. Then Tyson arrived. I launched them – we have been on the identical web page with the identical emotions.
“It was a extremely particular second. Andy was impressed by Tyson’s comeback. And Tyson thinks Andy has nice abilities and talent.
“They spoke about their psychological well being, about their shared expertise of being on high when all the pieces comes straightforward to you. They shared experiences, data and love.”