POLL - AJ vs Andy Ruiz 2 Rematch, Who will win?

Discussion in 'World Boxing Forum' started by truth_teller, Dec 4, 2019.

Who will win the rematch between AJ and Andy Ruiz Jr?

Poll closed Dec 7, 2019.
  1. AJ by KO

    47 vote(s)
  2. AJ by decision

    32 vote(s)
  3. Ruiz by KO

    63 vote(s)
  4. Ruiz by decision

    1 vote(s)
  1. truth_teller

    truth_teller Member banned Full Member

    Jun 4, 2019
    Straight question? I think AJ will win by KO.
  2. HerolGee

    HerolGee Obsessed with Boxing banned Full Member

    Sep 22, 2010
    ruiz does have some ability, AJ made a rare mistake of picking a stronger stand in than his original (albiet his original was awful).

    I see it close either way but stoppage is very poss/
    Richard M Murrieta and POTUS like this.
  3. SmackDaBum

    SmackDaBum TKO7 Full Member

    Nov 22, 2014
    AJ will leave him in the dust!
  4. Tankatron

    Tankatron Well-Known Member Full Member

    Jun 1, 2014
    There really needs to be a 'I'm sitting on the fence for this one' option as I really think there are far too many intangibles in this fight to come down strongly on 1 fighters side or the other.

    I get that Ruiz won the first time round and should therefore have a huge mental advantage but, AJ has such huge physical advantages and I honestly feel that there is no one in the division that puts as much effort into his training as Joshua.

    I also beleive that Joshua had no fear of Ruiz in the build up to their first fight and got the shock of his life as a consequence.

    Ruiz is also the far more natural fighter and more durable. Me being a Brit I feel compelled to go with AJ but, it will be by the slenderest of margins
  5. Aydamn

    Aydamn Dillian Whyte #CLEARED like I said he would be Full Member

    Jul 31, 2018
    AJ has lost so much weight... he says he is punching harder

    Tom Little also says he punches like a mule

    Maybe he was too slow last time because he was putting on too much muscle for Miller to match Miller for strength and keep the 320 pound man off him

    Now he looks really really slim
    lewis gassed and Scissors like this.
  6. jamessss2018

    jamessss2018 Member Full Member

    Dec 1, 2012
    Whatever way this fight goes i can tell as soon as it’s over I’ll be thinking this outcome was so obvious how did i not anticipate it.
    rinsj, DKD, Slowhand and 2 others like this.
  7. Eel87

    Eel87 Active Member Full Member

    Nov 10, 2014
    I'll go Ruiz again. I just watched the first fight again and Ruiz actually hurt Joshua a bit in the 2nd round with a right hand, commentators missed it. However Joshua did look like he didn't want to be there in the introductions.
  8. heerko koois

    heerko koois Boxing Junkie Full Member

    Apr 26, 2006
    AJ ko 2 Ruiz jr.....
    truth_teller and Scissors like this.
  9. The Professor

    The Professor Moderator Staff Member

    Sep 29, 2008
    Yup. It's gonna be pretty brutal too.
  10. elmaldito

    elmaldito Educating racists n da ring & streets since 98 Full Member

    Jun 11, 2009
    Lifetime ban bettors getting nervous. Especially Joshua backers.
    I love it!
  11. elmaldito

    elmaldito Educating racists n da ring & streets since 98 Full Member

    Jun 11, 2009
    More educated voters this time around I see. Hahaha
  12. kiwi_boxer

    kiwi_boxer RIP IsaL - Canelo 'facts' 2018 Full Member

    Aug 25, 2013
    Did you guys not see the massive right hand that Joshua landed to try finish the fight after he knocked Ruiz down?
    That was game over for me. If Joshua couldn't spark Ruiz out with that shot straight after a knock down, he never will.

    He put Ruiz down with a great shot, and then followed it up with a killer right hand. A killer right hand that Ruiz ate flush, turned back around and went to work.

    For what it's worth, I think Ruiz could stand up to Wilders power too...
    Joshua punches just as hard as Wilder, but we get an unrealistic expectation given his limited level of competition.

    Ruiz by stoppage between round 8-11
  13. N17

    N17 Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

    Feb 16, 2013
    I'm going Ruiz again.

    I also believe Ruiz winning is far better for boxing and my sanity.
  14. Dance84

    Dance84 Unicorn and seastar land Full Member

    Oct 11, 2017
    I feel so as well that ruiz is better for boxing
    Richard M Murrieta and N17 like this.
  15. Malph

    Malph Well-Known Member Full Member

    Mar 31, 2007
    I'm picking Ruiz. AJ could spark him out early but I think it more probable Ruiz breaks down Joshua's defense and hurts him again.