Anyone else not comfortable about the ref in the Ruiz vs Joshua 2 fight?

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  1. Tyson Fury Goat

    Tyson Fury Goat Boxing Addict Full Member

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    Joke of a ref not known do you think he will make a quick vist to Hearns hotel room after the fight?

    I have a bad feeling he wont let ruiz work inside and will separate them

    Man im hope im wrong
     
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  2. LANCE99

    LANCE99 Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    What's your beef w/ the ref?
     
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  3. C.J.

    C.J. Boxings Living Legend revered & respected by all Full Member

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    Who are the officials for the fight ??
     
  4. Mendoza

    Mendoza Hrgovic = Next Heavyweight champion of the world. Full Member

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    I don't know. By the way, don't rule out AJ fouling or rule bending when he needs to, it's in his nature. The ref needs to enforce the rules.
     
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  5. NoNeck

    NoNeck Pugilist Specialist Full Member

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    Luis Pabon. He's known to allow clinching.

    Honestly though, Joshua isn't that good at clinching so it probably won't matter.
     
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  6. CST80

    CST80 The Mercurial Mephistophelean Malcontent Staff Member

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    Not an issue with Pabon and it's not a big deal anyway, Ruiz isn't going to be doing much work on the inside to begin with. Most of his effective work was either from the outside and the flurries that were set up by his outside work.
     
  7. DynamicMoves

    DynamicMoves Active Member Full Member

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    Better than Giuseppe Quartarone, I was a bit worried they were going to try and get him.
     
  8. _Scott_

    _Scott_ Well-Known Member Full Member

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    Watch Klitschko vs Povetkin and you know why I'm worried as well
     
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  9. pow

    pow Well-Known Member Full Member

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    The whole event is shrouded in mystery as it is not covered by a recognised commission. No surprise to see so many drug cheats fighting on the bill. Ruiz will need a KO.
     
  10. Antsu

    Antsu Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    That ref ruined Povetkin - Wlad fight
     
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  11. Aydamn

    Aydamn Dillian Whyte the REAL Boogeyman Full Member

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    Someone premade a list of potential excuses for when AJ wins.. is this one of them?
     
  12. ipitythefool

    ipitythefool "Britain - where the Sky is the limit" Full Member

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    The Wlad Pov fight was horrendous and a performance Wlad should look back on with a bit of shame tbh. Like others have said Joshua doesn't have that jab and grab style or ability.

    But I'm sure Sky and matchroom will do their best to stack the outcome in Joshua's favour.
     
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  13. roughdiamond

    roughdiamond Bebop Boxer Full Member

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    Matchroom have ramped up the bad reffing lately.

    Cordina's last bout was absolutely terrible and honestly could've been disqualified. He wasn't even warned!
    The event also had an absolute robbery in the Thulasi vs Benidze bout.
     
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  14. reckless

    reckless Active Member Full Member

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    Even if Ruiz is clinched he will be 20-25lbs heavier than Joshua on fight night. He is not going to get ragdolled or overpowered.

    Povetkin was 15lbs lighter than Klitschko.
     
  15. UKboxingfan

    UKboxingfan Well-Known Member Full Member

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    Like others have said, Joshua isn’t even close to being in Klitschko’s league when it comes to what he did against Povetkin.

    That’s not how he’ll be winning this fight if he does.
     
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