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But don’t expect the Champ to visit Trumpito in the White House.
Yesterday, newly crowned heavyweight champion, Andy “The Destroyer” Ruiz Jr. met the President of Mexico.
Andrés Manuel López Obrador President of Mexico invited newly crowned Unified Heavyweight Champion Andy Ruiz to a visit in Mexico. #SupremeBoxing #Presidente #AndyRuiz #AndyRuizJr #AndrésManuelLópezObrador
Still basking in the glow of the upset of the year, Ruiz boarded a private jet and met with Andres Manuel López Obrador at the Palacio Nacional.
“It was an honor and a dream come true to be able to share this moment with you. Thanks for the hospitality in Mexico,” Ruiz said in Spanish.
Before his historic win over Anthony Joshua in Madison Square Garden On June 1st, Ruiz said he would rather visit the “Mexican White House” rather than Trump if he won.
Monday, June 10, 2019 – Andy Ruiz Jr. arrives for his flight at LAX after shocking the world by defeating Anthony Joshua to take claim to the championship belt, becoming the first Mexican to hold the title. Ruiz is asked if he would visit President Trump and says, “I don’t know.
The California native did just that as “The Destroyer” continues to defy convention even in his political stance.