Do you guys still care about Andy Ruiz?

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  1. greenhornet

    greenhornet Boxing Addict Full Member

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    Lennox Lewis never thought there was a point in a third and deciding fight.
     
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  2. Rilz

    Rilz Ball don't lie! Full Member

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    Well I am not going to argue with you. If you are defending Ruiz's performance in the rematch that says all I need to know.
     
  3. FrankinDallas

    FrankinDallas Boxing Addict Full Member

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    No, not really. I'd watch only if he was on an undercard. PPV? Hell no.
     
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  4. Malph

    Malph Well-Known Member Full Member

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    We will just have to agree to disagree on that.
     
  5. titanic

    titanic Boxing Addict Full Member

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    He's got more than enough money and Snickers for now. We can leave him alone until he is broke and hungry again.
     
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  6. aaalbert

    aaalbert Boxing Addict Full Member

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    Not really.
    I will admit I jumped on the Ruiz bandwagon after the first fight with AJ since I didn't watch many of his fights before. But to be honest, it's not that he lost the second fight that killed it for me, it was his work ethic and attitude. He had great potential even as a big guy to go on and beat other guys but him firing his trainer, stories of him not showing up to train or showing up late, not really listening to his trainer, it's like seeing another JCC Jr. and we don't need that...
     
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  7. Dementia Pugulistica

    Dementia Pugulistica Active Member Full Member

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    I still maintain a passing interest in Andy. I was really let down by his performance in the rematch and the fact that he didn't take it seriously.
    I was really happy for him when he won but I never really bought into the hype. He's good no doubt, but a lot of pundits got a bit carried away I think. I also didn't buy the hype that Joshua was really that bad either. I knew Andy was going to have a really tough time in the rematch and he would need to be in top shape. Sadly we all saw what happened. I'll check the internets to see how his next fight goes, all the details etc, but he blew it in my eyes for the time being. He can definitely redeem himself though by showing up in shape for his next fight. Youth is wasted on the young.
     
  8. bruce_keyes

    bruce_keyes Well-Known Member Full Member

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    not really. Ruiz is a textbook example of that overused Hagler quote about "waking up to do construction work at 5 am while sleeping on silk sheets"... The huge payday for the rematch made him complacent. but could u blame him?
     
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  9. Eggman

    Eggman "The cream of the crop! Nobody does it better! Full Member

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    I think it’s more conclusive the way the aj-Ruiz rematch ended than Lennox - rahman.

    ok rahman was knocked the eff out, but Being completely outboxed over the course I believe highlights that Joshua was always better in every department (minus the quick hands and chin).

    it always shows more sides to ajs game, and the fact there is no interest in the 3rd reflects that.

    going into the rematch it was a real pick um
     
  10. Ph33rknot

    Ph33rknot El gran campeón Mexicano Full Member

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    If he Loses weight and looks like he's taking it seriously I'm down
     
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  11. aaalbert

    aaalbert Boxing Addict Full Member

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    I think his quote was, "It's tough to get out of bed to do roadwork at 5am when you've been sleeping in silk pajamas” but I see your point.
    I thought of the same quote when thinking about Ruiz...
     
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  12. northpaw

    northpaw Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    No more or less than I did before Joshua 1 and 2. If he fights, I'll watch
     
  13. Malph

    Malph Well-Known Member Full Member

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    Me too but I wont pay for it.
     
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  14. 22JM

    22JM Boxing Addict Full Member

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    Same thing could be said about AJ for running the whole fight for his life.
     
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  15. chico g

    chico g Boxing Addict Full Member

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    There's wasn't a massive difference in the punch stats. Joshua did enough to nick the rounds, but he was petrified everytime those saggy tits wobbled towards him!
     


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