Who will Wilder fight next?

Discussion in 'World Boxing Forum' started by GotchaHat, Jun 8, 2022.

  1. jmb1356

    jmb1356 Active Member Full Member

    Sep 30, 2019
    Ruiz, Joyce, Helenius would all be good fights.
  2. anjawnaymiz

    anjawnaymiz That new gorilla tape, is it silver backed? Full Member

    Sep 6, 2008
  3. Finkel

    Finkel Well-Known Member Full Member

    Feb 10, 2020
    Lucas Browne
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  4. piprules

    piprules Active Member Full Member

    May 11, 2019
    Makes sense, Lucas gets a good pay and wilder gets some confidence. happy for everyone.
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  5. Vegan Beast

    Vegan Beast Grandpappy Ortiz Full Member

    Aug 19, 2020
    The winner of Ruiz vs Ortiz.... and he'll KO either.
  6. Robney

    Robney ᴻᴼ ᴸᴼᴻᴳᴲᴿ ᴲ۷ᴵᴸ Full Member

    Jan 18, 2010
    This is what I fear will be the case.
    Browne was very marketable against Wilder aready despite his level, and now beyond marketable after the big upset KO1 over Fa.

    I can only hope Browne repeats the upset if it happens, so everyone can have a good laugh on Wilder's expense.
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  7. Hanz Cholo

    Hanz Cholo Boxing Addict Full Member

    Jul 11, 2012
    I want to see him
    KTFO Ruiz & then take on AJ
    Then hang them up.
  8. ShortRound

    ShortRound Active Member banned Full Member

    Jun 6, 2022
    If Wilder's making a return in the next few months the best candidates are PBC's Helenius or Martin. The former is coming off the best wins of his career (Wilder hasn't fought an opponent coming off a loss since 2013) and is higher ranked. The latter is a former world champion and would be a mutual opponent with AJ, thus beating Martin could be a good first step in building an AJ fight in 12-18 months.

    If Wilder's coming back in the next few months it won't be Andy Ruiz because he's fighting Ortiz in August. If Ruiz beats Ortiz then Wilder-Ruiz is the natural fight to make after Helenius/Martin, though Ruiz was recently trying to leave PBC to fight on Triller against a washed up kickboxer instead.
  9. OldSchoolBoxing

    OldSchoolBoxing Active Member Full Member

    Sep 30, 2021
    If Wilder and Povetkin fought in 2016, who would win?
  10. BubblesUK

    BubblesUK Doesn't buy hypejobs Full Member

    May 6, 2021
    Probably Pov, far more proven fighter... Wilder's a live dog, you can never completely count out a guy with a decent chin and decent power.
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  11. BubblesUK

    BubblesUK Doesn't buy hypejobs Full Member

    May 6, 2021
    Is Wilder coming back?

    It'll be someone low risk if he does - not only because it's his career blueprint but because he's likely to be rusty and low on confidence, it wouldn't make sense to put him in a difficult fight straight away.
  12. Murderers' Row

    Murderers' Row Well-Known Member Full Member

    Apr 23, 2020
    Lucas Browne does not deserve a payday. Chisora fancies it doesn't he? Chisora is a household name and it'd be a relatively easy comeback fight for Wilder. Would probably do decent numbers in the UK as well.
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  13. fencik45

    fencik45 Active Member Full Member

    Jun 6, 2022
    Povetkin easily.
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  14. Vegan Beast

    Vegan Beast Grandpappy Ortiz Full Member

    Aug 19, 2020
    Povetkin's style would be all wrong for Wilder. I'd go for Pov.
  15. hobby rider

    hobby rider Active Member Full Member

    Aug 4, 2020