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Anthony Joshua explains why he called Andy Ruiz’s KO shot ‘a punch from the gods’

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Anthony Joshua rematches Andy Ruiz in Saudi Arabia on December 7 for IBF, WBA and WBO heavyweight titles.

The Brit suffered a shocking defeat in their first fight earlier this year. He had implied the loss was largely down to a “lucky” punch in the third round.

Joshua has cleared up what he meant when he said his defeat to Andy Ruiz Jr was down to a ‘punch from the gods’.

Explaining his comments on The Gloves Are Off, Joshua said: “Why did I say it was a punch from the gods? Because I train in a certain way that means he shouldn’t hit me with that shot. So I said it was sent from the gods. But for him, for Andy? That’s the shot he landed because he trained for it. I don’t worry too much what he’s doing. He knows what he’s doing. I have to focus on myself.”

Source- Daily Mail

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