I want my respect back, not belt - Joshua

Ross Houston
December 2, 2019

Defending IBF, WBA and WBO champion Andy Ruiz Jr. of Mexico attends a press conference in Diriyah on the outskirts of Riyadh in September. The two heavyweights go head to head one more time with every title on the line in a highly anticipated boxing showdown of the year in Saudi Arabia early in December.

Earlier, Legit.ng reported Anthony Joshua appears to be ready to conquer the world of boxing again after the British-Nigerian born pugilist shows off unbelievable body transformation ahead of his fight with Andy Ruiz. "I've been champion, I've been Olympic champion, I've been world silver medallist".

"He'll try to box me round and use his jab. I don't know if he wants to exchange punches, but I'd love for him to do that because I'm the more skilled boxer", Ruiz said in an interview published on Saturday by The Telegraph. But for how long? "I hope he wins, I want him to win, but if he wins or not, it's a different thing".

The organizing committee's figures showed that half of the tickets to the anticipated match have been purchased by fans from the United Kingdom, with seats going to fans from 65 different countries in total.

His greatest strength is to be big and strong and powerful and to be in a better physical condition than most of the boys with whom he has fought.

. If he knocks me down, I'm going to get up and knock him down. I can say & # 39; Hey, he will win and this and whatever & # 39;, I don't know. "The main thing is to stay focused and disciplined".

Ruiz drew first blood back in June, when he dropped Joshua four times for a seventh round stoppage at Madison Square Garden in New York City. "Even if he loses his next 10 fights, I would still like to rematch him". "He's still a unsafe fighter".

"He's going to have some tricks up his sleeve and it's my job to not let that affect me".

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