Dillian Whyte vs Andy Ruiz

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Dillian Whyte vs Andy Ruiz

  1. Whyte Ko/tko

    7 vote(s)
  2. Whyte decision

    10 vote(s)
  3. Draw

    2 vote(s)
  4. Ruiz KO/TKO

    21 vote(s)
  5. Ruiz decison

    2 vote(s)
  1. Vegan Beast

    Vegan Beast Well-Known Member Full Member

    Aug 19, 2020
    Seen some news that they could fight late this year?

    I think Whyte would score a couple of knockdowns in this fight considered how flat footed and motionless Ruiz tends to be, especially seeing as his performance vs Arreola was concerning.

    I'd go for Whyte to win by staying behind his jab and landing some hooks and scoring a knockdown or two.
  2. senpai

    senpai Active Member Full Member

    May 18, 2021
    Who has the better CHIN ? That's right, he will win by KO
  3. Mitch87

    Mitch87 Boxing Addict Full Member

    Jul 29, 2018
    Whyte's team seem very confident and keen to make this fight. Ruiz was Whyte first choice on both Povetkin fights.

    Whyte certainly carries the KO power, uses the jab well and goes to body better than any other HW.

    Ruiz on the other hand, his super quick hand speed, toughness come forward pressure will cause anyone problems.

    A tough fight to call between two top HWs.

    However I think Ruiz will end up fighting a much easier opponent in Ortiz.
    Last edited: Jul 15, 2021
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  4. Vegan Beast

    Vegan Beast Well-Known Member Full Member

    Aug 19, 2020
    I think Whyte will sit behind that jab and be defensive. Ruiz has one mode. Sit in the firing line, eat your shots and counter.

    Don't think he'll beat Whyte. I see Ruiz walking into some nasty hooks.
  5. senpai

    senpai Active Member Full Member

    May 18, 2021
    shhh, it's okay
  6. destruction

    destruction Boxing Junkie Full Member

    Mar 26, 2009
    Fast hands Ruiz Jr wins via KO late.

    Whyte’s chin is failing him and the burrito monster eats him up and spits him out.
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  7. On The Money

    On The Money Dangerous Journeyman Full Member

    Apr 4, 2012
    Whyte must think he can get to Ruiz after watching Arreola drop him, a not unrealistic assumption maybe.
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  8. anjawnaymiz

    anjawnaymiz Unexpected item in bagging area Full Member

    Sep 6, 2008
    I like this fight but will whyte really risk his number 1 spot with the wbc?
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  9. Quina74

    Quina74 Well-Known Member Full Member

    Apr 25, 2019
    You see those catch left hooks 40 yo binman Arreola landed three times on Ruiz... Whyte lands one of them Ruiz is out...
  10. Brighton bomber

    Brighton bomber Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

    Apr 4, 2005
    Tough fight to pick a winner as both have looked beatable in recent fights.

    Ruiz can walk down Whyte who has poor movement. Whyte will need to be patient like in the Chisora rematch, if he's overly aggressive of defensively irresponsible Ruiz will punish him with counters.

    But Ruiz needs to be careful too, he doesn't have the head movement Chisora had to walk down Whyte, he'll be open to being countered himself as he comes in and if he walks in to a left hook counter from Whyte he could be in trouble as Arreola showed Ruiz's chin is far from unbreakable if you can stand with him.

    I'm thinking in a tough fight the more durable Ruiz comes out on top but Whyte's proven me wrong more than once, so wouldn't be shocked if he did win, but for me right now I favour Ruiz. I'll be rooting for Whyte though if this fight happens.
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  11. chico g

    chico g Boxing Junkie Full Member

    Oct 18, 2008
    I think the blob catches up with Whyte later rounds, and finishes the poor fool. Andy was so weight drained against Arreola. That diet almost killed him.
  12. Ty is That Guy

    Ty is That Guy Member Full Member

    Jul 6, 2021
    Ruiz doesn't really want to fight Whyte so this is a dead story. He will fight Ortiz (maybe) and then call out AJ. And he would really only fight Ortiz, because Ortiz is old and hasn't fought in a long while. Imagine Whyte hitting Ruiz to the body? All that belly for him to beat up on. Whyte would be the wrong style for Ruiz and Ruiz knows this. That's why if the fight would come up, Ruiz would price himself out.
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  13. Bustajay

    Bustajay Feel the Steel/Balls Deep Full Member

    Dec 9, 2012
    D Whyte will pull him into the late rounds and work that soft midsection.

    I can see either guy getting dropped once if not twice but I think Whyte gets a MD
  14. JSpizz

    JSpizz Jay Spizz. Full Member

    Jan 8, 2021
    Gotta give Whyte his props for risking it TWICE. Let's be honest though, he might aswell be ranked 100th he's never gonna get his shot with the WBC.

    Not gonna lie, I think Whyte's chin is a bit suspect, but Ruiz isn't invincible either.
    I've wanted to see this one for a minute. I favor Ruiz, especially if he can land the uppercut, DW's kryptonite!

    Don't see it going 12 either way.
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  15. Olu G. Rotimi

    Olu G. Rotimi Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

    May 29, 2007
    I fancy Andy Ruiz Jr in this match up.