Andy Ruiz Jr is the best heavyweight out there, insists Anthony Joshua

06 September 2019 01:41
• Joshua talks up his opponent ahead of December rematch• ‘We can’t overlook Andy and his talent. I respect him’Anthony Joshua believes he will be up against the best fighter on the planet when he takes on Andy Ruiz Jr in their 7 December rematch.Ruiz caused a major shock in June when he handed out a first defeat for Joshua to win the WBA, IBF, WBO and IBO world titles in New York. In the third part of the trilogy of press conferences to promote the rematch in Saudi Arabia, Joshua said: “My fights are the elite of the elite and are top of the crop. That little bit of motivation of fighting someone who has the skill set and is the champion. It’s not like I’m fighting someone as a stepping stone to a champion. We can’t overlook Andy and his talent and his success in the ring as I’m fighting the best out there right now. In my opinion Andy Ruiz is the best heavyweight out there. Related: Anthony Joshua defends desert fight and points to Saudi Arabia ‘reforms’ Continue readingreadfullarticle

Source: TheGuardian