Issue | Opinion | Premium | Jun 18 2019

Panel – If you could only watch one heavyweight rematch, which would it be?

Wilder-Fury II or Joshua-Ruiz II, which heavyweight rematch would you choose?
Anthony Joshua heavyweight
Ruiz harries Joshua in their world title fight

Nigel Wright
Former English champion

In the Ruiz vs Joshua rematch, you will see a KO, whereas I think Wilder vs Fury II goes to the cards again. The more entertaining fight is Ruiz vs. Joshua but both Wilder and Fury are better fighters. That’s the one for the purists.

Callum Johnson
Light-heavy contender

I’d go for Wilder vs. Fury II because I’m a huge Tyson Fury fan and believe that fight is now the biggest fight in the heavyweight division.

Declan Warrington
Boxing journalist
Wilder vs. Fury II. Only one of those two fights determines who is truly the world’s finest heavyweight and, thrilling though Joshua-Ruiz was, Wilder-Fury was also the more entertaining, and has the far greater sense of unfinished business.

 

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