Andy Ruiz was born on September 11, 1989, in Imperial Valley California. His parents migrated to the United States from Mexico. His father Andrés senior was formerly a construction worker. Ruiz was passionate about baseball until his father made him a boxer. Andy says: “Everyone who thinks I’m not Mexican simply because I was born in the United States is wrong. My mom and dad are from Mexicali, and I feel more Mexican than others who were born in Mexico because I fought for my race and for Mexico.” Andy Ruiz Jr. Biography and Profile.
Anthony Joshua, a British Professional Boxer, was born 15 October 1989 in the United Kingdom but spent part of his childhood growing up in his ancestral homeland of Nigeria before returning to the UK, aged 12 to attend Secondary School in Watford. Read Anthony Oluwafemi Olaseni Joshua Biography.