Originally Posted by Alcaldemb
It is a pretty simple breakdown. Both men are rather similar. Shorter heavies, southpaws, heavy hands etc. The difference is that everything Sultan does Ruslan does better, add to that the fact he is younger, stronger and has a better chin and I think Ruslan is a clear favorite in this fight.
Exactly my take as well, plus imo Ruslan hits more accurately and has faster hands, he has that fast snapping straight left, Sultan in his turn (judging by the Briggs fight) has a good roundhouse left, but it looked neither as fast nor as accurate as Chagaev´s straight left