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SportRuiz Jr: I'll be lighter for AJ rematch

13:05  23 june  2019
13:05  23 june  2019 Source:   skysports.com

Eddie Hearn reveals Anthony Joshua doesn't 'remember anything from the third round' of his shock knockout defeat by Andy Ruiz Jnr and claims the Brit was 'too confident' of victory

Eddie Hearn reveals Anthony Joshua doesn't 'remember anything from the third round' of his shock knockout defeat by Andy Ruiz Jnr and claims the Brit was 'too confident' of victory Joshua initially had Ruiz hurt in the third round but the whole momentum of the fight shifted after he was caught by a right hook round the back of his ear. Learn more about our Women in Sport campaign The Brit, who is still in America, passed the brain scan in his dressing room after his seventh-round stoppage defeat but was house bound on the doctor's orders for the early part of this week.

Andy Ruiz Jr has said he will be even more prepared for his rematch against Anthony Joshua.

Andy Ruiz Jr 'a disgrace to boxing' in loss to Anthony Joshua, says Frank Warren. Joshua is definitely coming in lighter , and with the game plan to stay on the outside and snipe his way to AJ is good at being a very big heavy mid-range cannon that holds in place with relatively short movements.

Ruiz Jr: I'll be lighter for AJ rematch © Getty Andy Ruiz Jr promises a 'hell of a fight' in his rematch with Anthony Joshua

Andy Ruiz Jr has said he will be even more prepared for his rematch against Anthony Joshua after his shock win in New York earlier this month.

The 29-year-old took to the streets of California, where he was born, in an open-top car to celebrate winning the IBF, WBA and WBO titles following his seventh-round stoppage victory at Madison Square Garden.

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The Mexican-American boxer returned to the city of Imperial for the parade held in his honour and said he was sure he could get the better of Joshua once again.

"The rematch is going to be the same. I am going to be more prepared and more ready," he said.

Ruiz Jr: I'll be lighter for AJ rematch © Reuters REUTERS/Luis Cortes

"I know his flaws. I can do a lot better. The only thing that he can do is just run around, he's not good at boxing."

"People thought I wasn't going to do anything, I was too big, too overweight," Ruiz Jr added. "I don't want to say all the things I am going to change.

"There is going to be a lot of changing, I am going to come at a better weight this time. It's going to be a hell of a fight."

AJ to decide on rematch in New York

AJ to decide on rematch in New York Anthony Joshua will finalise a rematch with Andy Ruiz Jr next week, which could mean a swift return to Madison Square Garden, says promoter Eddie Hearn. Joshua's world heavyweight title reign and unbeaten record were ended by a stunning defeat to Ruiz Jr in New York earlier this month and Hearn has activated a clause to enforce an immediate second fight.

NEW YORK – Andy Ruiz Jr . has read a lot of the social media criticism about his weight while crisscrossing the world during a dizzying three-day, three-country press tour to promote his rematch against Anthony Joshua.

Mexican, ANDY RUIZ JR , who took everyone by surprise when he floored Joshua three times during their heavyweight match in New York, has sent a warning to the Brit, that for the rematch , he will be “ lighter , faster and more powerful,” come December 7, in Saudi Arabia.

Ruiz Jr: I'll be lighter for AJ rematch © Getty (Photo by Jaime Lopez/Jam Media/Getty Images)

Joshua was on the receiving end of one of the biggest shocks in the history of heavyweight boxing on his United States debut on June 1.

He was knocked down twice in the third round and twice more in the seventh, forcing referee Mike Griffin to stop the contest.

Ruiz Jr: I'll be lighter for AJ rematch © Reuters Action Images via Reuters/Andrew Couldridge

Joshua's promoter Eddie Hearn announced days after the fight the contracted rematch clause had been triggered and the second bout will take place in November or December.

Terms and a venue for the heavyweight title rematch are expected to be finalised next week.

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Dillian Whyte has told Joseph Parker to forget about a rematch in the near future and gave a scathing assessment of the New Zealander's win over Alex Leapai. The Brixton heavyweight is preparing for a high-stakes clash against Oscar Rivas at The O2 on July 20, live on Sky Sports Box Office, with the winner set to become mandatory challenger for WBC champion Deontay Wilder. Parker suffered a points defeat in a brutal battle with Whyte last July and admitted he would take a second fight 'in a heartbeat', but his challenge received a dismissive response from 'The Body Snatcher'.

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