Anthony Joshua is just a couple of weeks away from the biggest test of his professional career when he rematches heavyweight champion Andy Ruiz Jr on December 7th in Saudi Arabia.
Earlier this year Ruiz shocked the world by getting up off the canvas to knock out Joshua in Madison Square Garden and become the first ever Mexican heavyweight champion in history.
Both men are switching into fight mode at the moment.
A mentality that mere mortals like us cannot relate to as two of the sport’s elite heavyweight practitioners prepare to do even more ferocious battle this time round.
Both are coming in lighter for the contest and don’t expect any feeling out process early on.
If there is one, it won’t last long — both men will start blasting at some point to try to get after the stoppage.
Ahead of the fight Joshua has made some interesting remarks to Sky Sports where he takes off one of Muhammad Ali’s old lines with his own unique twist:
Here’s what boxing fans have been saying about the comments so far:
The next couple of weeks are big for the heavyweight division to put it lightly.
First up this weekend in Las Vegas — when WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder rematches Cuban maestro Luiz Ortiz.
Boxing is set to finish 2019 with a serious, serious bang.
Bring it on.