It really does depend on which version of Ruiz turns up, doesn't it? The Ruiz of Joshua I wins. The Ruiz of Joshua II could lose.I hope Ruiz jr wins to setup a fight with Wilder next year. Certainly don’t need a Wilder vs Ortiz trilogy.
I think Ruiz jr has been mismanaged he has been given one fight in 3 years. Guy like Ruiz jr needs to be kept active. They could have brought him over to the U.K. and capitalised on his fame here and had him knockover a few tomatoe cans in England.
Looking at one of his interviews seems to gone through some sort of depression.
I will go with Ortiz purely based on his discipline and determination. Although with no degree of certainty.
Strange guy is Andy Ruiz jr. Hard to believe he is a former gang banger. Must have been the politest gang banger ever.It really does depend on which version of Ruiz turns up, doesn't it? The Ruiz of Joshua I wins. The Ruiz of Joshua II could lose.
I too hope Ruiz wins and sets up Ruiz-Wilder. Could be one of the more interesting heavyweight fights while it lasts.
I have never managed to work him out either. He is likeable and moves amazingly for a fat guy but the money he earned for the two AJ fights might have killed his hunger for further success.Strange guy is Andy Ruiz jr. Hard to believe he is a former gang banger. Must have been the politest gang banger ever.
Even when saying something negative about other fighters or picking against them he is very polite about it. He is a likeable kid hope he can get himself together.
One thing there is no doubt about is what kind of mindset and shape Ortiz will be turning up in. Whatever his flaws he is a professional.
As for Andy no pun intended but he reminds me of the quote by Jim Rohn “ There are two kinds of pain in this world the pain of discipline and the pain of regret , discipline weighs ounces and regret weighs tons.”
His career seems destined to be one of regret.Then again I am not sure he likes boxing that much either. Probably just does it cus he was good at it.
He has been battling with motivation for years he got a lot of interest in his sparring sessions with Holyfield as a teenager. Looked brilliant when at age of 22 he beat up the muscular and ripped 21-0 contender Joe Hanks. Top Rank invested in him and gave him backing. They even sent him to Big Bear to train with Abel Sanchez hoping the isolation would help him focus. That did’nt seem to work.I have never managed to work him out either. He is likeable and moves amazingly for a fat guy but the money he earned for the two AJ fights might have killed his hunger for further success.
Who don't look good in a black T?Jeez Ruiz looks like he's in the shape of his life:
Andy Ruiz Jr. vs. Luis Ortiz: Everything You Need To Know | FOX Sports
I think I'll takback my prediciton.
50 / 50 now.