Anthony Joshua is ‘finished’ after Andy Ruiz Jr defeat, says Tyson Fury

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Tyson Fury has said that he believes former world champion Anthony Joshua is “finished” after his shock defeat by Andy Ruiz Jr.

Joshua, 29, gave up his IBF, WBA and WBO titles in a seventh-round stoppage loss to Ruiz in New York on 1 June.

Fury said this while Speaking before Saturday’s bout with Tom Schwarz – which will be broadcast by BBC Radio 5 Live – Fury said Joshua did not want to be in the ring.

“When a man doesn’t want to be there once, he will always do it and it’s hard to come back from,” said Fury.

“It’s been done many different times by many different fighters. He did it that night and I don’t think he will come back from it. Finished. Ask any top trainer who has been around the sport a lifetime. When he got to the ring I saw he didn’t want to be there.”

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