Andy Ruiz Jr has seemingly modified his thoughts about who’s going to win when Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury battle.
The British heavyweight rivals have signed contracts for his or her undisputed heavyweight title bout with simply the location deal left to be finalised.
Ruiz Jr conquered AJ for the WBA, IBF and WBO titles by seventh-round knockout of their first battle in 2019, however was comprehensively outboxed within the rematch six months later.
Fury then dethroned Deontay Wilder to take the WBC title.
Since then, Joshua defended by knocking out Kubrat Pulev on the finish of 2020, however this efficiency didn’t impress Ruiz Jr.
When requested concerning the prospect of AJ now preventing Fury, Ruiz Jr initially advised Little Large Boxing again in February: “I believe that it’s gonna be an fascinating battle.
“I fought Anthony Joshua, I haven’t fought Tyson Fury. Tyson Fury has an actual fashion, he’s tall, he fights tall.
“I kinda see Tyson Fury successful that battle. I wasn’t too impressed with Anthony Joshua’s final efficiency, however he obtained the job finished.
“I believe possibly Tyson Fury would possibly get him, relies upon how awkward he’s.
“If he bins – Anthony hasn’t fought anyone that bins round and strikes round, so we’ll see.”
Nonetheless, in a brand new interview, it seems his opinion has modified utterly.
Ruiz Jr has now advised the Mail when requested concerning the battle: “Fury has a extremely bizarre fashion.
“I really feel if Joshua doesn’t field round – like he did to me – and goes ahead, throws his mixtures, I believe Anthony will pull out the victory.”