An intriguing confrontation between former world heavyweight champions (over 90.7 kg) Deontay Wilder (43-2-1, 42 KOs) from the USA and Mexican Andy Ruiz Jr. (35-2, 22 KOs) may take place in May. About it
informs insider Mike Coppinger, citing his sources.
However, he clarified that since top welterweights Errol Spence vs. Keith Thurman is also expected to take place in May (although it was previously discussed in April), the exact date of the Wilder-Ruiz fight is still unclear, because Premier Boxing Champions does not want to stage two big evenings. on PPV in one month.
In other words, heavyweights may well move the beginning of the summer. Of course, we would like them to be moved to April.
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The coach of the American has already spoken about a potential meeting: he does not consider Ruiz a threat.
In this fight, the status of the official contender for the WBC title, which is still held by Tyson Fury, will be at stake. Wilder has met him three times already, mostly unsuccessfully.