Andy Ruiz Jr

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Here’s our round-up of this week’s and MMA chat from across social media.

Could Ruiz fight at the Olympics?

Imagine being the unified world heavyweight champion and Olympic champion at the same time. It’s the stuff of dreams, right?

Well that could be a reality for Andy Ruiz Jr, who has been invited to represent Mexico at Tokyo 2020.

Social media reaction to Andy Ruiz Jr fighting at the Olympics

And others warned Ruiz not to take his eyes off his rematch with in Saudi Arabia on 7 December…

Social media reaction to Andy Ruiz Jr fighting at the Olympics

Is Dubois the real deal?

Talking of heavyweights, Daniel Dubois showed why so many are tipping him to be the next big thing by dismissing Ebenezer Tetteh in round one at the Hall on Saturday.

Social media reaction Daniel Dubios being the real deal

Have Froch and Groves become BFFs?

George Groves and Carl Froch did not like each other. Indeed there’s not really been an all-British rivalry to match it since.

After Froch controversially won their first meeting in 2013, he knocked out Groves in the rematch a year later in front of 80,000 fans at (something he loves reminding everyone about).

But it seems the two fighters – now retired – have made their peace, after taking part in a Q&A event to discuss their rivalry.

And those on social media were also quick to have their say…

Social media reaction to Carl Froch

McGregor’s return edging closer?

The wait goes on. is yet to announce his return to the octagon, though there’s been talk in recent weeks of a rematch with or a mouth-watering clash with Justin Gaethje.

But a new name has now been thrown into the mix, with McGregor’s coach suggesting a fight against former champion could be next.

Social media reaction to Conor McGregor's next fight

McGregor was at the Bellator Dublin fight night on Saturday – and apparently had to be stopped from leaping into the cage to celebrate stable-mate Peter Queally’s win over Ryan Scope.

The wisdom of Fury


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