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Who says hard work doesn't pay off at a long run? I guess #AnthonyJoshua has proved you wrong after his tremendous win against Andy Ruiz.

Surprisingly, Andy Ruiz Jr called for a trilogy fight with Anthony Joshua after losing their rematch in Saudi Arabia on Saturday night.




Ruiz Receives Several Punches from Anthony Joshua


"I was chasing him too much. Who wants to see the trilogy fight?" Ruiz Jr said on Sky Sports afterwards.
"It was his night. I didn't prepare how I should have, I gained too much weight. 
"I don't want to give too many excuses, he boxed me around. If we do the third, best believe I get in the best shape of my life. 
"[The weight] affected me. I thought I'd feel stronger, thought I'd feel better. I tried to train myself, but I don't want to give no excuses. Anthony Joshua did a hell of a job. 
Ruiz grabs the mic and says: “Who wants to see a third fight?” Joshua replies: “If you’ve heard, you’ll see a third.” I take that as a confirmation they’ll go again.
Ruiz admits he was too heavy for the fight. “I was chasing him too much, hesitating too much,” he says.

Anthony Joshua 


Joshua grabs the mic
First of all, I want to thank God. I want to say, man, the first time was so nice, I had to do it twice. A man like me don’t make no excuses, I’m used to knocking out guys. 
I said to myself I was going to correct myself. The sweet science of this sport is hitting and not getting caught. I’m hungry and I’m humble. Thank you to Andrew Ruiz and his family.
Joshua is asked about arranging a fight with the other big names in the heavyweight boxing: 
“When Wilder and Fury and Ortiz are really, really ready they’ll make the call ... If you want to create history they know where we are.” He seems more keen on a third fight with Ruiz though.
What a disciplined performance from Joshua, who kept his opponent at distance and was barely troubled by Ruiz. He shed 11lbs for the fight, looking for agility and speed over power.

And it was that lightness on his feet that won the day. Joshua says this fight was his second favourite in his career. His victory over Klitschko was his No1 due to his respect for his opponent.

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