Does Anybody Actually Favor Wilder vs. AJ?

Jun 11, 2013
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I have it 75 - 25 for Wilder.

Obviously, it's whomever lands the first clean punch.

AJ makes less mistakes, but Wilder is MUCH faster, especially at getting in & out. AJ is also kind of a slow starter, whereas Wilder has a history of exploding off the opening bell.

Wilder is also, obviously, very unorthodox in his offense, which works in his favor against a fairly one-dimensional fighter like AJ.
And where the hell do you think you've been?
 
Jun 6, 2013
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I do.

Joshua was gunshy against Parker IMO, although that was more thanks to Parkers jab and boxing ability but still.

The fear of the vaunted Wilder power will always prevent Joshua from stepping in to take risks.

I think Deontay will KO joshua 100%
Yep. To quote the great Tyson: (Mike, not Fury)

""Everybody has plans until they get hit.""

AJ will taste that first OH right, and even if he fully blocks it, he will go into retreat immediately afterwards.
And Wilder will continue to attack from the outside, until he lands something real.

And no paid-off ref can save him from an OUTSIDE attack.

Aj's only hope is to land his own right while Wilder is coming in, and try to land first, but if he MISSES, then he's on the canvas until Tuesday.

75 - 25.
 
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I give him about, say, a 30-35% chance of winning. Joshua is more schooled and skilled, I pick him to win, but I would not be all that surprised if Wilder won. Wilder is tall, rangy, and has a cannon of a right hand.
 
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Wilder has a punches chance, AJ is obviously the better boxer but the was also the case with Ortiz
 
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Yep. To quote the great Tyson: (Mike, not Fury)

""Everybody has plans until they get hit.""

AJ will taste that first OH right, and even if he fully blocks it, he will go into retreat immediately afterwards.
And Wilder will continue to attack from the outside, until he lands something real.

And no paid-off ref can save him from an OUTSIDE attack.

Aj's only hope is to land his own right while Wilder is coming in, and try to land first, but if he MISSES, then he's on the canvas until Tuesday.

75 - 25.

I actually see it opposite.
I think Joshuas best chance is to put Wilder in his shell.

People have spoken of AJ being the better all round boxer but I think if he attempts to keep this at arms length, he takes a massive risk of eating a well timed right hand from Wilder. Even if he is a better all round technical fighter and Wilder is unorthodox and wild at times, the bottom line is Wilder has that reach and if he can fend of Joshua with a long jab long enough he might just catch him

But I think Joshuas best chance is to use his weight and strength and bully Wilder on the inside. Wilder has no inside game, he looks very ungainly when he has to throw hooks and uppercuts.
I think if Joshua gets up close and personal, Wilder will go into his shell. If he can't keep Joshua off and can't get the space to let the straight right go, he'll shit himself.
Of course, getting into punching range and staying there is a big risk for Joshua but I think staying inside his 'wheelhouse' if you will, doesn't allow Wilder to get the leverage on his most dangerous shot and Joshua can break him up to the body and with short powerful combinations of hooks and uppercuts. His strength and weight advantage will tell
 
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To answer jeff OP. I wouldnt favour that fight but I would love for it to happen sooner or later. If for some reason Wilder gets beaten then Fury vs Joshua is an even bigger fight so it's win-win
 
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Even though I thought that Wilder lost to Fury, Wilder almost had Fury out of there in round 12. Joshua is a lot easier to hit than Fury is, and has a weaker chin. I can't see Joshua lasting the whole 12 rounds against Wilder even if Joshua comes back strong after this defeat.
 
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Even though I thought that Wilder lost to Fury, Wilder almost had Fury out of there in round 12. Joshua is a lot easier to hit than Fury is, and has a weaker chin. I can't see Joshua lasting the whole 12 rounds against Wilder even if Joshua comes back strong after this defeat.

Fury has been knocked down by cruiserweights and he had just come back from 4 years of drinking ,taking coke and almost taking his own life and he STILL beat Wilder, Wilder cherrypicked Fury but is so shit he got made to look like an amateur by a guy who was 90 sstone and suicidal a year before, he goes life and death with everone and the fact is both Wilder and AJ should both have a loss on their records


Ruiz Jr beats Wilder
 
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After what happened last night, Wilder bodies that roid fraud.
Yeah because Ruiz is the same size and fights exactly like Wilder. Ruiz would do the same thing to Wilder if he didn’t get caught. A fan talking about roids, always the sign of an intelligent and level headed fan.