Ruiz Jr vs Joshua 2: Andy Ruiz Jr vows to ‘break down’ Anthony Joshua’s mentality in high-stakes rematch
Andy Ruiz Jr has coped a stark reminder that Anthony Joshua battled”something he’s never seen before” in their very first meeting, and threatened to overcome him”even quicker” at the rematch.
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By embracing a careful plan ruiz Jr believes Joshua will plan to regain the WBA, IBF and WBO heavyweight championships live on Sky Sports Box Office.
“I am expecting that. But when he wishes to bang, then it is better for me personally. I love to bang because that’s the fighter that I’m,” Ruiz Jr only told Sky Sports, six months after flooring Joshua four occasions and finishing a memorable shock.
“December 7 we must worry, function the entire body, break down him. Notably his mindset.
“We have got to find out where he’s at because all the pressure is really on him. The pressure is not on me because I followed my fantasy.
“Of course I want more – I need the heritage of Andy Ruiz Jr..”
Ruiz Jr had explained his sparring partners were “slick” in anticipation of Joshua trying to be evasive.
“People haven’t seen me cut the ring off,” Ruiz Jr warned. “I really break them down much quicker when they attempt to box me about.
“All of us have a plan until we get struck, like Mike Tyson will say. I am pretty sure he will want to box me.
“One punch can alter the fight. That is what happened on June 1. It might be a bit tougher than the very first time. I have got to demonstrate my skills, my ability.”
Ruiz Jr’s only conquer 34 battles came via majority decision to Joseph Parker a verdict that he still disputes, in 2016. He insists that his style will always be troublesome for Joshua.
“Especially me remaining small. I don’t believe he likes fighting [contrary to that style],” Ruiz Jr explained. “I don’t think he’s ever fought a brief man that pressures, and is pretty slick.
“I felt like I was boxing around even though I was the shorter man. I had been counter-punching him. When he’d throw, I’d throw back with more punches.
“He noticed something that he’s never noticed before.
“Folks said previously, who would you rather struggle: Joshua, Deontay Wilder or even Tyson Fury? I said Joshua because of his style.
“Styles make fights. His style was perfect for me to become the unified heavyweight winner”
Watch Andy Ruiz Jr vs Anthony Joshua two in Saudi Arabia on Saturday December 7, now live on Sky Sports Box Office.