“It’s all about planning,” Anthony joshua said. “One day when I publish a book on my career, I’ll talk about my experiences.
Anyone can do it, life is a roller coaster. I took my L and came back. “If you heard, we are going to do it a third [struggle ].”
According to the card, Alexander Povetkin and Michael Hunter fought in a 10-round heavyweight conflict to a draw.
Plus prospect Diego Pancheco delivered a totally brutal TKO over Selemani Saidi.
Both fighters talked up the idea of a trilogy fight although it’s one which would be a hard market contemplating the poor performance of Ruiz and wide Joshua’s success was.
Six months Anthony Joshua used his size and feet place his career and standing as a global boxing superstar and to regain control of the heavyweight division back.
Joshua (23-1, 21 KOs), who arrived in 11 pounds lighter than his upset loss in June, outboxed Andy Ruiz Jr.
in Saturday’s rematch and avoided trouble to recover his WBA, WBO and IBF titles through broad unanimous decision.
Joshua circle out of difficulty and relied keep his opponent. Joshua held strategically occasionally and responded well anytime electricity shots that are clean were landed by Ruiz.
My boy [Dereck] Chisora said I could do so when I was willing to d-i-e [but] this is boxing,” Joshua said.
“I gave [Ruiz] his credit in the first battle. There’s no excuses. I respect Andy and his coach but show the sweet science of this game is about hitting and not getting hit and I needed to wear a great master class.
“It was his night. I don’t think I prepared how I need to, I gained too much weight. But I don’t have any excuses,
” Ruiz said. “However, if people do a third fight, I will get in the f–ing best shape of my entire life.
I believed I went to feel stronger and be better yet fight I’m going to be prepared. I tried to train myself but I don’t want to give no explanation. Anthony Joshua did a hell of a job.
“As I always say, I’m not perfect but I am trying. Never a change in mindset. You know the saying stay humble.
I am hungry, I am humble in defeat and I’m going to remain humble in success.”
All 3 judges in Diriyah, Saudi Arabia, by scores of 118-110 (twice) and 119-109. CBS Sports additionally scored the fight 118-110 for Joshua,
the 2012 Olympic gold medalist from Great Britain who put his seventh-round TKO loss during his U.S. debut in the rearview mirror.
Not merely was Joshua smart to avoid exchanging for long intervals, he outlanded Ruiz 107 over the 12 rounds, according to CompuBox, to 60.
“I think I had been chasing him too much rather than cutting the ring off. I know next time I will do. Who wants to see another trilogy fight here in Saudi Arabia?”
Joshua was after shedding 11 pounds of muscle to the rematch from the struggle, visibly thinner.
It helped the slugger seem much faster on his toes while the belly of Ruiz, whose, was never able to cut the ring .
Ruiz (33-2, 22 KOs) showed plenty of heart by putting up off the picture in their first battle to ground Joshua and become the first heavyweight champion of Mexican descent.
But the robust native of Imperial, California, was unable to land more than one punch at a time after weighing in 15 pounds.
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