By Tim Parsons-
Anthony Joshua says he still has fire in his belly as he prepares for his crucial rematch in Saidi Arabia.
At the final press conference for their big fight , Joshua told reporters that he hasn’t lost any commitment. He spoke of a big change and a big shift in the division, which he said definitely feels different.
The former undisputed world champion plans to regain the world heavyweight belts he lost last June, and become a two weight world champion. Defeat is not an option for the Londoner, he knows he must win and he is the bookies favourite to be victorious this Saturday.
”I turn this stuff into a positive otherwise it will eat you up, and will fold into a way that I don’t want it to go.“Sad to own the situation and make it work for me.” .
“You always need a challenger’s mind-set. I said that with the belts around my waist,” Joshua said.
“Hungry, determined, focused on the goal.
Champion Ruiz said: “AJ will come with a different game-plan and I know he is prepared, so I will be more cautious.
“He lost weight and will try to box me around.
“I don’t want to let these beautiful belts go. Now that I finally made my dreams come true, there is no way I will let them go.