Joshua, the favorite, said he was looking forward to beating Ruiz Jr., and winning back the belts of the World Boxing Association, the World Boxing Organization, and the World Boxing Federation he lost to his opponent in NY earlier this year.
'If they're going to be investing this kind of money in the sport, we've got to be realists and say this is what's going to happen.
Here at Legendz Gym, earlier than he heads to Saudi Arabia for a rematch with Joshua next Saturday, it is actual Ruiz alongside with his father, his lawyer (who has facilitated this interview) and his wise outmoded coach, Manny Robles, a individual who may perhaps perhaps perhaps fair no longer ever alternate.
"One punch can change the fight". As for advice, Mike Tyson said Ruiz has to do what he did the last time.
"I know how good I am. I've got to show my skills, my talent". I dedicate my life to boxing so it will be no surprise when I win, Joshua told Sky Sports.
Ruiz Jr has suffered only one defeat in 34 fights, losing a majority decision to Joseph Parker in 2016.
Ruiz felt that weight wouldn't be a factor and suggested he would come in around the same as he did for their first encounter.
Ruiz Jr shocked the boxing world with his win but Joshua exercised his contractual right to a rematch nearly immediately and just weeks later, the sequel was confirmed to take place in Diriyah, a small town on the outskirts of Saudi's capital Riyadh.
Anthony Joshua predicted he will gain revenge against Andy Ruiz Jr having "fine-tuned" his approach. It might be a little harder than the first time.
Meanwhile, Joshua's promoter Eddie Hearn insisted that another defeat to Ruiz wouldn't be fatal to the Brit's career. Sometimes fighters lose, it makes them weaker.
"Win, lose or draw, I would still like to remat it".
"He will box in 2020, he will box in 2021, and he will probably box in '22 and '23".