Ed Ruth win against Kiichi Kunimoto is the most impressive win of his career. Ruth showed a lot of promise in his latest win, Working on his striking that would eventually knockout Kunimoto. Ed Ruth beating a former UFC fighter and a Pancrase Welterweight Title Challenger reveals Ruth he can face tough competition but who should he fight next?
Ed Ruth was in the Bellator Welterweight Grand Prix but lost to Neiman Gracie. Bellator has confidence in Ruth he can face the top Bellator Welterweights and Bellator should give Ruth the top ten Welterweights.
“It meant a lot to compete in this tournament,” he said. “It shows how much potential they see in me, you look at the names involved and my name is in the mix, pretty amazing. I’d love to compete in another in my career.” https://fansided.com/2019/07/12/ed-ruth-was-riding-a-high-until-reality-hit-after-first-pro-loss/
Ed Ruth vs Neiman Gracie 2
Grappler vs Grappler. Ruth can revenge his loss against Neiman Gracie. Ruth looked better than ever against Kiichi Kunimoto, Even though Neiman Gracie lost against Rory MacDonald made a lot of improvements. Perfect fight for them as Ruth fought on Bellator 224 and Neiman on Bellator 222, Timing is perfect.
Ed Ruth vs David Rickles
David Rickles is a Bellator Welterweight Veteran with a record of 15-5 with Bellator. Rickles a top ten Bellator Welterweight. Rickles like Kiichi Kunimoto has a lot of experience. Ruth facing a fighter like David Rickles will test Ruth to see what improvements needs to be made and to show the progress. Win over Rickles will place Ruth in the top ten.
Ed Ruth vs Austin Vanderford
Austin Vanderford more known for being the fiance of Paige Van Zant than being a world class Bellator Fighter. Vanderford made an appearance on the Dana White Contender Series, Didn’t get the UFC contract but Bellator signed him!! Austin has a record of 7-0 and has the potential to be a Bellator Welterweight Champion.
Ed Ruth vs Erick Silva
Erick Silva Former UFC Fighter, Top 100 Welterweight in the world would be a great fight for Ed Ruth. Erick would give Ruth the toughest fight in his career as Silva faced Jon Fitch whose a world class wrestler. Silva would challenge Ruth’s Wrestling. Win over Silva would definitely place Ruth in the top ten, Fight in the 2019 Bellator Welterweight Grand Prix.
Ed Ruth next fight I hope is a competitive one, Bellator Fighter with a lot of experience . Challenge Ruth’s wrestling instead of being demolished. Ruth next fight should put Ruth on notice as a future Bellator Welterweight Champion!!