Not confident on Ruiz jr

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  1. iii

    iii Boxing Addict Full Member

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    This won't be the first time that a fighter tried to keep Ruiz on the end of their jab....He'll have faced that before,what he won't have faced is a fighter that he smashed before...so he will have to stay focussed
     
  2. On The Money

    On The Money Dangerous Journeyman Full Member

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    I think the only way Jr loses is by robbery which must be on the cards given the history of Joshua as an amateur and pro if you'll excuse the pun.
     
  3. Kiwi_in_America

    Kiwi_in_America Boxing Addict Full Member

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    Ruiz has AJ's number.

    Just gotta fight to a similar plan - and AJ will be unable to keep him off - after awhile.

    At some point it will turn - just like last time. Being gunshy and jabbing constantly will not help AJ keep Ruiz at bay.
     
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  4. mb1233

    mb1233 Active Member Full Member

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    It's not as easy as AJ jabbing and moving, that isn't his style and it takes time to adapt. This isn't Rocky 3 where you can master that months before a rematch. Also, he tried to do that in the first fight and Ruiz still caught him. Ruiz wins again. AJ doesn't have the power to keep him off and he'll tire out and the combinations will accumulate.
     
  5. DanielDimov

    DanielDimov Jabbing all night Full Member

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    It's his birthday today and he was enjoying his fame. He still seems like he doesn't train at all for his next bout...
     
  6. FinitoxDinamita

    FinitoxDinamita Member Full Member

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    All I know is, Im not betting on a fight like this one. There is no way to know Joshua’s mental state at the moment after suffering such devastating defeat.

    Im leaning towards Joshua though.. ruiz has One Hit Wonder written all over him.
     
  7. ElCyclon

    ElCyclon Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    I saw Ruiz and his entourage at a car show last weekend and
     
  8. ElCyclon

    ElCyclon Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    He was enjoying himself too much. My guess is that hes not really focused.
     
  9. cuchulain

    cuchulain Obsessed with Boxing booted Full Member

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    Agreed.
     
  10. JDub

    JDub Member Full Member

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    Yeah that’s the impression I’m getting from him. He’s enjoying the “celebrity” status a bit too much is my concern. The first fight he seemed to have Joshua’s number and I thought he’d probably win again in the aftermath of the first fight but i’m starting to see signs of a more blasé Ruiz which could work against him. It’s not like Joshua isn’t capable of putting it on him come fight night either. He’s still gonna need to be at his sharpest in the second fight if you ask me.
     
  11. JDub

    JDub Member Full Member

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    Yeah I like Ruiz but I have to admit as time goes on I’m starting to think one hit wonder too. Hope I’m wrong though.
     
  12. Bollywooden

    Bollywooden Boxing Addict Full Member

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    Picking Ruiz.

    Joshua's attitude towards Ruiz lately has been that he isn't that good and he only won because of what Joshua did wrong.

    No, Ruiz *is* that good. Probably only Fury definitely beats him out of the entire division.

    Joshua can win, but he has to be cautious, evasive and tactical for 12 rounds.
     
  13. Scissors

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    Everyone has forgotten this.
     
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  14. Kiwi_in_America

    Kiwi_in_America Boxing Addict Full Member

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    No - his mistake was to choose Ruiz to fight....
     
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  15. Fuzzykat

    Fuzzykat New Member Full Member

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    My guess is Joshua avoids heavy exchanges and wins a decision. Joshua is beatable though. Parker and Ruiz exposed him. Nevertheless, Fury and Wilder are beatable too. Joshua would be interesting against either.
     
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