Andy Ruiz Jr is set for a special Snickers reward package for beating Anthony Joshua
Ruiz stunned the world of heavyweight boxing by beating Anthony Joshua in New York
Andy Ruiz Jr is reaping a lot more than just praise and adulation after turning the heavyweight boxing division on its head by defeating Anthony Joshua in New York.
In the build-up to the fight at Madison Square Garden, the Mexican made no secret of how much he likes a bar of Snickers.
It didn’t go unnoticed at Snickers HQ, with the company getting in touch with Ruiz on Twitter in the aftermath of his stunning triumph.
Ruiz has a picture of a Snickers bar as the background image on his Twitter account
And the heavyweight champ was clearly overjoyed that they had gotten in touch with him
‘Congrats again on the upset @Andy_destroyer1! Victory is sweet, but so is the package we are sending you,’ they wrote.
Ruiz replied promptly, saying: ‘Send me a dm please. Let’s go snickers!!’.
Ruiz has a picture of a Snickers bar as the background of his Twitter page and made no secret of just how much he enjoys snacking on them in build-up to his fight with Joshua.
He even claimed to be working on a sponsorship agreement with them.
Ruiz made no secret of how much he loves eating Snickers in the build-up to facing Joshua
‘We are working on an endorsement deal, we are really close to getting this contract done,’ Ruiz said.
‘To tell you the truth since I was six years old my dad would always give me this Snickers before every fight and it gives me energy.
‘It gives me everything that I need to do the win. For sure I will be eating this when I fight Anthony Joshua.’