Opinion | Jun 11 2019

Where does Andy Ruiz Jnr’s Snickers belt rank among the world heavyweight titles?

Andy Ruiz Jnr has added the Snickers heavyweight title to the WBA, IBF and WBO versions he ripped from Anthony Joshua, writes Elliot Worsell
Andy Ruiz
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ALTHOUGH it sounds nuts, and although we make a habit of moaning whenever a new title is introduced to a sport already teeming with them, we should, in the case of Andy Ruiz Jnr’s Snickers belt, celebrate its arrival and welcome it with open arms.

Like its owner, the Snickers heavyweight title, currently being paraded around Mexico, is pure, it’s different, it’s so wrong it’s right, and it’s refreshing for every single one of these reasons:

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