If Ruiz Can Knock Anthony Joshua Out I Can Also

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British heavyweight boxer Dillian Whyte says he can emulate Andy Ruiz Jr by knocking out Anthony Joshua.

Joshua regained his WBA ‘super’ IBF and WBO belts in a rematch win over Andy Ruiz Jr, avenging a shock stoppage loss last June.

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He is due to make his next title defence against IBF mandatory challenger Kubrat Pulev at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on June 20.

Whyte is set to risk his mandatory status against Alexander Povetkin, Russia’s former WBA champion in Manchester on May 2.

He would welcome the opportunity to renew his long-standing rivalry with Joshua, having defeated him as an amateur before suffering a professional defeat via a seventh round knockout in 2015.

And he firmly believes he can exploit the same weaknesses as Ruiz Jr, if he receives another fight with Joshua.

“If Ruiz can knock him out, I can 100 per cent knock him out, because I’m a harder puncher than Andy Ruiz,…



Source: Complete Sports