OLEKSANDR USYK has been
installed as the WBO’s mandatory challenger and Andy Ruiz is confident that he
will repeat his win over Joshua then line up the former cruiserweight champion.
Usyk beat Tony Bellew in his final fight at cruiserweight last year and
immediately set his sights on the heavyweights.
Current IBF, WBA and WBO
holder Ruiz, though, has vowed to repeal all challenges to his throne, starting
with Joshua should they meet again. “He’s not good at boxing,” he
told multiple outlets. “The rematch is going to be the same. I know his
flaws. The only thing he can do is just run around.”
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