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Óscar de la Hoya is convinced that Andy Ruiz has the ability to knock out Deontay Wilderthis at the moment in which both boxers meet in the elimination for the heavyweight title dispute that is currently in the hands of the British Tyson Fury.
“Andy knocked out Joshua in one of the biggest upsets of the century, the same can happen against Deontay Wilder“Said the Golden Boy in an interview with Figthype’s YouTube channel.
However, Óscar De la Hoya assured that both fighters had a great punch, so he opted to show a lot of respect for both, however, he believes that Wilder’s jaw would not withstand the explosive impacts of “Gordito Power” whom he considers more passionate and intelligent in the ring than the American boxer. “What worries me is that Wilder’s chin, it’s not very resistant. If Andy lands that finishing blow, it’s over for him.“, he reiterated.
In Óscar de la Hoya’s opinion, Andy Ruiz is a very underrated fighter and opponents believe they can beat him quicklyHowever, he has shown something else and has managed to defeat the best.
The WBC ordered a confrontation between Andy Ruiz and Deontay Wilder to meet Tyson Fury’s new challenger, in the last performances of both, the “Gordito Power” beat the Cuban Luis Ortiz by unanimous decision, while Wilder knocked out in the first round to Robert Helenius.
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