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Deontay Wilder wont struggle against Andy Ruiz, according to Malik Scott, Wilder's trainer


There are many rumors linking Deontay Wilder and Andy Ruiz in the ring in 2023, but the bout has yet to be inked.

Malik Scott, Wilder's trainer, stated that the Mexican had issues when fighting a disciplined boxer.


"A disciplined Deontay would suffer nothing against Andy Ruiz," said Malik Scott in an interview with Casinos EnLigne. "I've been going through my notes and I see that Andy suffers against disciplined boxers. The only hope he has for the fight is if you give him a chance, but if we follow a definite plan, he's easy to shut down."


"Andy will come for Deontay and since he's going to have to get close because Wilder is taller, we're going to make him pay like never before," Scott commented. "That's not to say Andy Ruiz is a bad fighter, but a Wilder with a definite game plan and that power we all know can give us a spectacular knockout."


Both boxers are coming off victories over their opponents; Ruiz won a unanimous decision over Cuban Luis Ortiz, while Wilder knocked out Helenius in the first round.


The World Boxing Council has ordered this bout, but the promoters have not reached a deal; the winner is expected to face Tyson Fury, the WBC champion.


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