Andy Ruiz Jr vs Chris Arreola LIVE RESULTS: TV Channel, UK start time, stream, undercard for TONIGHT'S big fight

ANDY RUIZ JR is back in action as he fights fellow Mexican Chris Arreola TONIGHT in what should be an exciting heavyweight clash.

Ruiz Jr hasn't been in the ring since his world title defeat to Anthony Joshua in December 2019, after changing his life six months before by shocking the world to win the belts.

The 31-year-old has since split with trainer Manny Robles, joined up with Canelo Alvarez's coach Eddy Reyonoso, and he's looking in better shape than ever.

  • Undercard underway NOW
  • TV/ live stream: Premier Sports 1
  • In the U.S, the fight will be shown live on Fox Sports pay-per-view for the price of $49.95.
  • Main event start time: Set for around 5am BST / 9pm in LA

Follow ALL of the latest updates from LA below…

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    RAMOS VS MOLINA

    Up next is Jesus Alejandro Ramos vs Javier Molina.

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    LARA VS LaMANNA – LARA WINS

    A first round knockout by Lara brings the contest to an end.

    What a start to the undercard – a BRUTAL overhand left leaves LaManna out cold.

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    LARA VS LaMANNA – ROUND ONE

    Lara lands an overhand left, it's a good start by the champion.

    The champ follows up with a straight left and catches LaManna – this could finish early.

    WOOOOOOOOOOOOOOW!

    Lara knocks LaManna's head CLEEEEEEEEEEEEEEAN off his shoulders with a brutal overhand left!

    LaManna is left lifeless on his back!

    Lara wins WBA Middleweight Title! He's now a three-weight world champion!

    After a while, LeManna sits up and he appears to be OK.

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    LARA VS LaMANNA

    Here we go!

    The first fight is between Erislandy Lara and Thomas LaManna, and the WBA Middleweight Title is up for grabs.

    12 rounds of boxing coming from California! 

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    RUIZ's PRE-FIGHT TALK

    Andy Ruiz Jr is in the right frame of mind this time and he's in the shape of his life.

    And he's looking to re-climb the heavyweight ladder and reclaim the heavyweight gold.

    It's been 18 months since Ruiz Jr has stepped inside the ring professionally.

    “I can’t wait to get back in the ring on May 1,” said Ruiz Jr.

    “Training with coach Eddy in his gym has been amazing.

    "I’m around great fighters like Canelo Alvarez and we’re putting in the work so that I can look better than ever.

    “I have known Chris Arreola since I turned professional. He’s a Mexican warrior just like me, and I expect him to come at me with everything he’s got."

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    THE NIGHTMARE

    Meet Andy Ruiz Jr's opponent, Chris Arreola!

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    GOOOOOOOD MORNING!

    And welcome to the live blog for Andy Ruiz Jr vs Chris Arreola!

    Ruiz Jr returns to the ring 18 months after his world title defeat to Anthony Joshua.

    The Mexican won the world heavyweight gold six months prior to the December 2019 defeat – stopping AJ at Madison Square Garden, New York.

    But now he faces fellow Mexican-American Arreola in his return to boxing as he looks to climb back up the heavyweight ladder.

    The 31-year-old split with trainer Manny Robles, and joined up with Canelo Alvarez's coach Eddy Reyonoso – and looks in the best shape of his life.

    Ruiz Jr vs Arreola isn't the only fight tonight, here's the full card:

    • Andy Ruiz Jr vs Chris Arreola
    • Erislandy Lara vs Thomas LaManna 
    • Eduardo Ramirez vs Isaac Avelar
    • Sebastian Fundora vs Jorge Cota
    • Omar Figueroa Jr vs Abel Ramos
    • Jesus Alejandro Ramos vs Javier Molina
    • Adrian Granados vs Jose Luis Sanchez

    The main event isn't due to get underway until 5am UK time so it's going to be a late one!

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