California native Andy Ruiz becomes the new heavyweight boxing champ

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Andy Ruiz Jr. (left) Photo courtesy of Andy Ruiz Jr.

There’s a new heavyweight boxing champion of the world. Andy Ruiz won the title last weekend, beating British boxer Anthony Joshua. Ruiz is from Imperial, California, a small town between the Salton Sea and the Mexican border.

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Guest:
Daniel Hernandez - freelance journalist and writer - @longdrivesouth

Host:
Steve Chiotakis

Producers:
Christian Bordal, Kathryn Barnes