Ruiz Jr vs Joshua II: Anthony Joshua says ’stopping isn’t in my DNA‘ as he faces off with Andy Ruiz Jr in New York

Anthony Joshua warned“I have a second opportunity“ as he went face to face with Andy Ruiz Jr at a media conference in New York.
At which Ruiz Jr shocked Joshua earlier this season, before their rematch on December 7 in Saudi Arabia, live on Sky Sports Box Office, the rivals fulfilled again in town.
IBF, WBA and WBO title-holder Ruiz Jr, wearing a sombrero, just broke in an intense face-off when he noticed calls of“let’s go champ“ from the onlooking Shannon Briggs, the former heavyweight champion from New York.
Joshua previously said:“In my short 11-year career, by the amateurs to the experts, I’ve seen a great deal. I would not say I have seen all of it, but I’ve definitely seen a good deal.
„There were times once I faced defeat as a amateur. My third fight. Picture I stopped then, there would be. I lost in the European Championship quarter-finals. Envision I ceased there could be no now.
„I dropped in the World Championship finals. Picture I stopped there could be. Stopping is not in my DNA. As long as I have breath, I will continue fighting and fighting for the enthusiasm of boxing. That’s the place I belong.
„I had been born with a battling spirit. I know how to combat.
„People say,’you misplaced your titles‘. I say,’to lose something is not to get it back‘.
„I have a second chance on December 7. I used ton’t have a warm-up struggle, I am not gun-shy.
„Shannon Briggs talks about the days he had been out and down, and no one believed .
„That is where’let’s move champ‘ comes in my life right now.“
Joshua subsequently called on Briggs to shout his catchphrase and that he responded with a loud:“Let’s go champ!“
Ruiz Jr mentioned about New York:“This is where I became the primary Mexican heavyweight champion of the world.
„However, I understand Joshua wants his belts back. I understand how it feels to drop I lost to Joseph Parker once I believed I’d won. Joshua can bounce back. My job is not to allow him get the belts back.
„I have had doubters my entire lifetime, telling me I would do nothing because of my look. Just because of how I looked.
„Individuals are now able to say,’if he did it, I can get it done‘.“
Promoter Eddie Hearn added:“That is a gorgeous, brutal sport and every fighter deserves respect but both of these are good role models and fantastic ambassadors. This might be the heavyweight event of our generation.“
Joshua and Ruiz Jr met to the first leg of a social media excursion. They reconvene on Friday in London.

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