Whyte vs Povetkin/Ruiz

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  1. Scissors

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  2. nurological

    nurological Boxing Addict Full Member

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    Whyte bangs Ruiz out setting him up nicely for a AJ fight late next year.

    Not really fussed about the Povetkin fight. He's well past his sell by date
     
  3. Boxing First

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    Id love to see Whyte V Ruiz, the constant pressure from Ruiz and the heavy hitting counters from Whyte!! I think the Povetkin fight is a no brainer I feel Povetkin is past his best and Whyte would be too much
     
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  4. Scissors

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    I doubt we see the Ruiz fight. It will definitely be Povetkin.
     
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    Yeah they probably just using Ruiz name to hype it up then fight Povetkin
     
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    Inglis_1 Well-Known Member Full Member

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    Both of them beat Whyte easily.
     
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  7. Smudge_

    Smudge_ The un-Italian Stallion Full Member

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    I'd be happy enough with either fight. Would prefer Whyte vs. a fit and healthy Ruiz, over Whyte vs. this older, shopworn Povetkin of today. I don't think he'll be a walkover or anything but I'd be expecting Whyte to win. I'd fancy him against Ruiz too. I think he beats Ruiz by KO in a fan-friendly shootout, and grinds Povetkin down to a hard fought UD, or possibly a late stoppage or maybe even Povetkin gassing out and finishing on his stool in the late rounds.

    Either way, I'm looking forward to Whyte's next fight.
     
  8. Hattonmad

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    If that fat ***** Ruiz can bother to train, he can cause Whyte all sorts of problems. Whyte won't bully him and he'll struggle to put him away. That means anything can happen in there. Ruiz has a better chin and better fundamentals than Whyte.

    Povetkin is on the slide and Whyte likely gets the win now but it's a decent fight. Prime Povetkin takes Whyte out within eight.
     
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  9. anjawnaymiz

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    Whyte is an awful lot easier to hit than hunter, Povetkin will make this very interesting and I can see both guys getting dropped
     
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    I agree, I just see whyte winning it based on their engines.
     
  11. Mitch87

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    Eiither Ruiz or Povetkin vs Whyte will likely make for the most entertaining top HW fight this year. Both 50/50 fights in my opinion between 3 underrated HWs.
     
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    Ruiz is awol according to Manny and has been for some time. For a man with such a fantastic fighting gift and equal lack of discipline, it is depressing to read.
     
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    Whyte beating Ruiz would be more meaningful than Povetkin, both good fights either way.... I thought Ruiz is taking a break from boxing, but thats a decent offer and may need the money for investing after wasting it on ****
     
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  14. Aydamn

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

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    Finally some decent respect for Whyte on here and some good response

    nice one, Whyte has entered 2020 with maximum violence and bad intentions... the fire still burns strong within him and thats what edges victory in those two match ups..

    I said the money would go to Ruiz head and Povetkin is strong still but just doesnt have the same drive or hunger that Whyte has now
     
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  15. Twentyman

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    Obviously I’d love to see Whyte vs Ruiz, that would be fantastic, however as @Scissors said, it’s going to be Povetkin. Whilst he still carries a threat, he’s 40 years old and stylistically he fights where Whyte wants his opponent to fight which is constantly coming forward.

    Part of me thinks fair play to the lad for getting in the ring with these very dangerous opponents whilst waiting for his title shot, unlike the Pulev’s of this world who fights puddings and refuses to risk his mandatory spot. However, Whyte has to justify his PPV status so he can’t have it both ways. That said, I can’t deny that I really look forward to his fights. He’s exciting.
     
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