British heavyweight boxer Anthony Joshua fights world champion Andy Ruiz Jr on 7 December

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British heavyweight boxer Anthony Joshua fights world champion Andy Ruiz Jr on 7 December

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British heavyweight boxer Anthony Joshua fights world champion Andy Ruiz Jr on 7 December

Ten things from the world of sport on Thursday 21 November

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Thursday, November 21, 2019 – 12:08pm

1. AJ: I will show how great I am

Anthony Joshua is confident of beating Andy Ruiz Jr in next month’s heavyweight title rematch and reclaim the belts he lost earlier this year.

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Ruiz Jr stunned Joshua by winning the IBF, WBA and WBO titles in June and the duo will go head-to-head again on 7 December in Saudi Arabia.

British boxer Joshua told Sky Sports: “I’m fighting the best man in the world now. I’m going to whup him, and show how great I am.

“They think he’s so great, so when I beat him I want everybody to bow to my feet and tell me how great I am.

“Apparently I’m fighting the quickest hands and the best fighter in the division. So once I beat him I want everybody to bow to me.

“When you talk about competition, people understand and respect that you have to carry a sense of fire in your belly. It’s not arrogance, it’s confidence.

“I’m confident that I know what I need to do now, and I’ve prepared to the best of my capability to go out and perform. Performance leads to the win.”

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