Deontay Wilder vs Andy Ruiz Jr.

Discussion in 'World Boxing Forum' started by Rakesh, Oct 13, 2021.

Bum Bomber or Tub tub?

  1. Wilder KO/TKO

    43 vote(s)
  2. Wilder decision

    1 vote(s)
  3. Ruiz KO/TKO

    11 vote(s)
  4. Ruiz decision

    2 vote(s)
  1. Rakesh

    Rakesh Member banned Full Member

    Jul 6, 2021
    With this being a very possible fight, who takes it? My apologizes if a similar thread has been made, haven't seen it yet.
  2. senpai

    senpai Active Member Full Member

    May 18, 2021
    Well, his fans are actually talking about this fight.

    Should be solid fight if Wilder will be the same as with Fury.
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  3. Showstopper97

    Showstopper97 The Icon Full Member

    Oct 7, 2020
    Wilder by KO. Ruiz is too stationary, has no footwork or head movement, has short arms & no defense. That's a recipe for disaster against Wilder. Also, his chin is overrated & was exposed by an old Arreola - a guy Wilder played with & stopped in 8 rounds.
  4. Vegan Beast

    Vegan Beast Well-Known Member Full Member

    Aug 19, 2020
    The only stationary fighter I see surviving vs Wilder is Joyce because of an insane chin, and maybe Joshua if Joshua ko's first.
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  5. lobk

    lobk Original ESB Member Full Member

    Jul 19, 2004
    To risky for either camp and I d say more so for Wilder. If Ortiz can outbox Wilder then So Will Ruiz and he is quicker. Sure there is always a chance Wilder lands that right but he can also receive some punch from Ruiz that makes him flash back to Fury. It is another fight where all the pressure is on Wilder. He is coming of a two fight KO lose.
  6. Vegan Beast

    Vegan Beast Well-Known Member Full Member

    Aug 19, 2020
    If Ruiz finishes Wilder, it's over for him. If Wilder finishes Ruiz, it's over for Ruiz, in terms of being a champion that is.
  7. Brighton bomber

    Brighton bomber Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

    Apr 4, 2005
    I think Ruiz will push him back, make Wilder less effective and probably be up on the cards or at least in pretty even fight until Wilder lands a bomb to end it.
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  8. Babality

    Babality KTFO!!!!!!! Full Member

    Dec 6, 2008
    Ruiz looked like **** last fight but sure, I'll watch this.
  9. drenlou

    drenlou Most people DKSAB! Full Member

    Jan 22, 2015
    I like both fighters, but i see Wilder knocking out Ruiz.
  10. zulander

    zulander Boxing Addict Full Member

    Mar 17, 2006
    The Ruiz of AJ1 probably beats Wilder. Tough enough to take a shot and could spend long spells out boxing and outworking Wilder and keeping him on the back foot. The height difference would give Ruiz a chance to sit of Wilder's chest and bang away to the body.
    Ruiz of now. I think the weight loss has probably taken something away from his punch resistance - guys dropping a lot of weight never fair well after doing so.

    I'd favour Wilder right now to pull out the bomb at some point it's a good fight for sure.
  11. lepinthehood

    lepinthehood The Stoneman Full Member

    Aug 27, 2011
    Ruiz is skillful and fast but I don't think he can KO Wilder after Wilders proven toughness. I do think Ruiz buckles under those right hands though.
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  12. RJJFan

    RJJFan Boxing Junkie Full Member

    Sep 5, 2010
    Ruiz by TKO 2.
  13. dan4579

    dan4579 Boxing Addict Full Member

    Apr 11, 2011
    It’s a great, fight. Nearly a pick ‘em, but a slight edge to Wilder. I’d love to see this match. Andy’s ability to duck under the right hand and come back with a left hook could spell disaster for Wilder. Wilders right hand vs Ruiz’ giant head is a solid matchup in its own right.
  14. FastSmith7

    FastSmith7 Boxing Addict Full Member

    Sep 16, 2017
    I would not be surprised one bit if Ruiz KOs him.
    Ruiz is very good on the inside, Wilder is very bad on the inside.

    Ruiz has a fantastic chin, he'd be able to resist a few big shots.
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  15. Twisted_Metal

    Twisted_Metal Active Member Full Member

    Mar 4, 2008
    Ruiz often reminds me of Ray Mercer. Remember when Mercer almost beat Lennox? Never underestimate a fat and shorter guy. Ruiz proof he could threw hell of combo in first fight against AJ. Its all depend on his motivation and preparation.