Boxing: Andy Ruiz and Carlos Vela exchange gifts that turn out to be lucky charms
Jhe Mexican flag was waved proudly tonight as heavyweight boxer Andy Ruiz Jr. and Los Angeles FC forward Carlos Vela claimed victory in Los Angeles, but before, they exchanged gifts, and perhaps they were responsible for such a great success.
Tonight, Carlos Vela and LAFC punished Real Salt Lake at Banc of California Stadium and broke a negative three-game losing streak while at Cryptocom Arena.
Andy Ruiz Jr. took on Luis Ortiz
And a few miles away Andy Ruiz made a great comeback against Luis Ortizto earn a shot at the WBC heavyweight title.
In the hours leading up to these events, the two Mexican sports personalities took the opportunity to send greetings and exchange gifts, wishing each other good luck for tonight’s fights and it totally worked!
Andy received a number 10 LAFC jersey, autographed by “The Bombardero“. Vela recorded a video that First boxing champions shared on social media. In the footage, Vela wishes him victory over his Cuban rival and wishes him good luck.
Black boxing gloves
After receiving the gift, Andy Ruiz was very happy with his gift and also took the opportunity to send a message to Vela and the entire Los Angeles team in their quest for the MLS title, where the black & gold team is part of favorites, even though they were going through a negative streak.
“Thanks to my friend carlos vela for this jersey means a lot to me and I know they are going to kick some ass in the playoffs. Thanks a lot man, I appreciate it,” Andy Ruiz said on Saturday after the weigh-in for his Saturday fight.
Andy Ruiz returns courtesy of Carlos Vela
For its part, “The destroyer” rendered the courtesy to carlos vela and, for his part, gave him a pair of gloves, duly autographed.
The MLS shared on his Twitter account a video of the Mexican striker showing the gift and he also said he received it with great pleasure, as he assured that it represents a very special object for him. It must be remembered that Andy Ruiz returns to the ring after more than a year of inactivity.