Home Sports Andy Ruiz speaks on heavyweight rematch with Anthony Joshua

Andy Ruiz speaks on heavyweight rematch with Anthony Joshua

The Mexican-American, Andy Ruiz Jr has said he does not plan on ‘killing’ Anthony Joshua in their heavyweight rematch but that he would not mind hitting him with a ‘punch’ from God.

He had knocked Joshua down four times before stopping him in the seventh round of their heavyweight world title fight in June.

In a social media post, He wrote, “No, I don’t plan on killing anybody, God wouldn’t want that, but I’m sure he wants me to win and prove everyone wrong. Everybody still doubts me, saying it was a lucky punch but I told Joshua in his face that it was a punch from God because I’ve been praying and wishing for this opportunity my whole life and I took advantage of it.”

Ruiz was given little chance of upsetting Joshua when he stepped in to replace drug cheat Jarrell Miller at six weeks’ notice, but having stunned Joshua, he was contracted to defend his belts against the 2012 Olympic champion.

1 COMMENT

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Must Read

Appeal Court Sacks APC Senator, declare PDP Winner

The Appeal Court has declared Senator Biodun Olujimi, the candidate of the People's Democratic Party as the winner of the Ekiti South Senatorial election...

Attack on Oba Akiolu, others: Shaibu apologise to commercial motorcyclists for being called thugs

The Edo State Deputy Governor, Philip Shaibu, has apologized to commercial motorcyclists on behalf of Comrade Adams Oshiomhole for describing them as thugs. It happened...

PDP has pushed Bauchi into bankruptcy, APC says.

The Bauchi State chapter of the opposition All Progressives Congress (APC) has accused the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) administration for pushing Bauchi state into...

Shehu Sani reveal reason behind regulating of social media in Buhari government

The former lawmaker, Shehu Sani has revealed reasons why President Muhammadu Buhari's government wants to regulate social media. The Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed, had...

Alabi reveals why Abba Kyari is more powerful than Vice President Osinbajo

The House of Representatives member, Akin Alabi, has talked about the criticism that President Muhammadu Buhari’s Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari, traveled with a...