Anthony Joshua will defend his WBA (Super), WBO, IBF and IBO heavyweight titles against the American at Madison Square Garden in New York on June 1.
Meanwhile, Boxing promoter and Anthony Joshua’s manager, Eddie Hearne has hailed Deontay Wilder’s two-minute destruction of Dominic Breazeale.
Hearne said after the match, “That was an impressive win for Deontay – he’s exciting to watch,” Hearn told sky Sports.
“He has taken care of business, now AJ needs to do the same against Ruiz Jr at Madison Square Garden on June 1.
The fight with AJ and Wilder is the biggest fight in the sport and all being well in two weeks’ time it must happen next – no excuses, this is the fight that will change the sport globally.
“It’s a legacy fight and AJ wants it so bad. Two big, fast, dangerous and fearless world heavyweight world champions that can turn the lights out with a blink of the eye – it’s a must.
“First things first, taking care of business on his American debut on June 1 and send a message straight back.”