Ruiz v Joshua II

Discussion in 'British Boxing Forum' started by Scissors, Jul 31, 2019.

  1. Scissors

    Scissors Posts are sponsored by Matchroom Full Member

    Feb 11, 2018
    I think Usyk cleans the division.
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  2. emallini

    emallini Boxing Junkie banned Full Member

    Mar 16, 2008
    [media]fzLUc5ZvmEc[/media] He watches the fight and breaks it down in this video.
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  3. 305th

    305th Boxing Addict Full Member

    Apr 28, 2018
    lol, a sponsored vid on his comeback. Still plenty of milking left yet boys with this one.
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  4. tdf1974

    tdf1974 Boxing Addict Full Member

    Sep 9, 2013
    Not watched a second but im assuming he is reading off a script??

    He needs to get on the HGH big time and blow his tank in 3 rounds and hope Ruiz is on the canvas.....

    He HATED not being able just to take a round or 2 off in the middle of the fight to re-gas ....If Ruiz fights the same there is only 1 outcome imo
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  5. Tyson Furry

    Tyson Furry Member Full Member

    Nov 27, 2017
    Thought he came across well - looked hungry for the rematch ... & for the big fights after that.
    Ruiz loss could be a blessing - brings the bigger picture into focus in terms of legacy. After he’s KO’d Ruiz, hopefully AJ vs Wilder/Fury late 2020. (Fury win though).
  6. Tyson Furry

    Tyson Furry Member Full Member

    Nov 27, 2017
    “Any tactics for the Ruiz rematch AJ?”
    “No Adam, we’re planning for an all out slugfest”
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  7. Hattonmad

    Hattonmad Boxing Addict Full Member

    Jan 5, 2009
    I gave AJ a good chance in the rematch until I rewatched the first fight today. There's absolutely nothing wrong with AJ in the first three rounds of that fight. He looks in shape, he looks as loose as he can be, he's varying his shots, moving his head and his workrate is solid. He actually boxes quite well. The problem is Ruiz just boxes better.

    Ruiz takes the centre of the ring and pushes the much larger man back. The difference is Ruiz is happy to ship a big shot to land a big shot and he's content enough in his gas tank to push the action. That's why the much smaller man takes the centre of the ring.

    Don't buy the rubbish that AJ lost his killer instinct. He lands several big shots on Ruiz and the fat Mexican eats them like an extra large cheeseburger. The left hook that puts Ruiz down is from hell and AJ tries to end it there and then - hardly the actions of man who has lost his killer instinct. The problem is that Ruiz is just an extremely tough man with a granite chin who fights his way out of trouble. He catches AJ in a vulnerable area and AJ can't fight when he's hurt. The fight becomes an easy night for Ruiz.

    To summarise what I'm saying; there's no more to the first fight than meets the eye. Ruiz is just a better fighter in every aspect bar physical size. He's more of a natural boxer, his hands are faster, his feet are better, his chin is better, his gas tank is better, he's tougher; his shot selection is better and the list goes on.

    Now, it's heavyweight boxing and AJ is a killer so he always has a punchers chance. But I think Ruiz's ability and style are too much for Femi nine times out of ten. Stop looking for excuses, the truth is before our very eyes and IMO it'll be repeat because AJ ain't getting much better than that first fight.
  8. tdf1974

    tdf1974 Boxing Addict Full Member

    Sep 9, 2013
    Spot on.....Ruiz has been fighting since he was 7 and thats the first time he hit the canvas...He didnt look hurt and has said since that he wasnt ....For me the key for Ruiz was he did not let AJ take them middle roounds off to re=gas....i just see the exact same fight second time around
  9. Jamzy ⭐

    Jamzy ⭐ Active Member Full Member

    Oct 8, 2018
  10. Pompey Junglist

    Pompey Junglist Member Full Member

    Aug 8, 2019
    It's certainly possible for Joshua to catch and stop Ruiz but if he does so it's merely a stay of execution for him.

    AJ's recent comments aligned to his post-Klitsckho remarks tell us all we need to know. He doesn't really want to be in there, he doesn't have a full motivation and willingness to go to the well.

    Fury or Wilder would both destroy him, albeit in different ways. I suspect Ruiz will end his top level career by beating the **** out of him, but if AJ wins a more brutal evisceration awaits.
  11. redone

    redone New Member Full Member

    Aug 5, 2017
    The Telegraph are reporting this as being a done deal for 7th December in Saudi Arabia.

    Announcement being made today according to them.
  12. TBC-ASAP

    TBC-ASAP Boxing Addict Full Member

    Sep 7, 2017
    What price they get Katie Taylor on the card?

    The Saudi overlords trying to make out they are a forward thinking progressive nation?
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  13. TBC-ASAP

    TBC-ASAP Boxing Addict Full Member

    Sep 7, 2017
    Given their attitude towards whistle blowing journalist. Thomas Hauser probably best not to apply for accreditation
  14. Aydamn

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

    Jul 31, 2018
    Yeah but not every short compact pressure fighter is built the same.

    AJ and Ruiz Jr engaged in heavy exchanges and Ruiz Jr got the best because of his speed.

    He also has a lot of power.

    So if Usyk got into those exchange with AJ who would come out on top???

    Usyk never fought a large heavyweight like Joshua who has excellent punch technique and accuracy
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  15. tdf1974

    tdf1974 Boxing Addict Full Member

    Sep 9, 2013
    So it looks like my prediction of the 'REDEMPTION IN RIYADH' has come true then eh