Ruiz has accumulated 44 wins in his 54-fight career and will leave nothing in the locker room as he seeks to be crowned world heavyweight
champion for a third time.
"But there aren't many examples of fighters moving up to heavyweight
and doing well - Evander Holyfield is an amazing exception."
He could get another world title shot if he beats John McDermott in Dagenham on Friday for the British heavyweight
crown But Maloney has high hopes of fellow Brit David Haye - "As long as his chin holds up, he could be the most exciting heavyweight
out there," he said.
'For Roy Jones to move up to heavyweight
was a challenge he just couldn't pass up.
The 41-year-old Vera captured the inaugural heavyweight
title in 2015 and he's only defended it twice against overmatched opponents in Hideki Sekine and Mauro Cerilli.
While a move to heavyweight
has been talked about in the past, Usyk is focused on taking some rest before pursuing the move up.
Deontay Wilder Showfighter UK boss Andy Sahota said "Having worked previously with both British World heavyweight
champions Tyson Fury and Anthony Joshua and Floyd Mayweather, it felt right to bring Deontay Wilder to the UK as well."
He not only beat the man most considered the best heavyweight
in the world, but he gave him a beating in the process.
Ali was a leading heavyweight
boxer of the 20th century, and he remains the only threetime lineal champion of that division.
The lineal heavyweight
champion also branded Joe Joyce as the "future of the heavyweight
division", backed close friend Nathan Gorman to beat Daniel Dubois in their upcoming grudge match, and expressed sympathy with the situation of Dillian Whyte, who "deserves a world title shot".
Ferocious and unforgiving, the American heavyweight
champion snapped into concerned brotherly mode after a first-round demolition of Dominic Breazeale in Brooklyn, New York, on Sunday.
(AP) -- Ryan Bader stopped Fedor Emelianenko just 35 seconds into the Bellator Heavyweight
Grand Prix finale Saturday night, becoming the first Bellator fighter to hold two championship belts simultaneously.
Jon Jones has no interest in a heavyweight
fight with Daniel Cormier, but did lay out a challenge for him to return to light heavyweight
and prove he's a legitimate two-division champion.
Summary: Georgia [USA], Nov 30 (ANI): Former heavyweight
world champion Tyson Fury and American professional boxer Deontay Wilder engaged in a heated altercation ahead of their heavyweight
bout, scheduled to be held on Saturday.
LENNOX LEWIS believes Tyson Fury would complete one of the greatest comebacks in heavyweight
history if he beats Deontay Wilder.