Anthony Joshua and Andy Ruiz Jr. step into the ring while the New York crowd catches a first glimpse of the two heavyweights in action for the night of the fight
- Anthony Joshua and Andy Ruiz Jr both participated in a public training on Tuesday
- Joshua and Ruiz Jr. meet in the stake in Madison Square Garden in New York
- Ruiz Jr. said how he thinks his & # 39; destination & # 39; is the heavyweight champion
- Katie Taylor and Callum Smith were also on display to the New York public
New York Anthony Joshua and Andy Ruiz Jr exchanged identical courtesies as their paths crossed on a public training day in a mall next to the One World Trade Center.
The Mexican-American challenger remained in first rank after his session to watch the heavier champion training in Britain.
When Joshua saw him, he walked to the ropes and muttered: & # 39; Respect. & # 39; Ruiz answered in exactly the same kind. & # 39; Respect & # 39 ;.
Anthony Joshua was the star attraction at the public training in New York on Tuesday
Joshua gave the viewing audience a chance to watch him spar and prepare for Saturday's fight
Joshua started with a few pieces to get himself warm and ready to work hard
Joshua then started to deliver some heavy blows when he trained with coach Rob McCracken
Joshua's long handles are what Andy Ruiz Jr should be ready for on Saturday night
Joshua is the tough favorite to win on Saturday and to continue his winning streak
Joshua said: & # 39; It will be a little different in the ring Saturday night, but I admire him for stepping up to fight. & # 39;
Ruiz, he of the infamous roundabout, grinned and said, "I can't do it until I've won and can grab many of my favorite Snickers bars."
A smiling Joshua was applauded to the trusses of Brookfield Place by the crowd of predominantly English spectators, for several of whom he signed a dollar bill. Never to waste.
Joshua looked in top condition and effortlessly moved through the ring while training with coach Rob McCracken.
Ruiz Jr. flexes his biceps for the public training, which started the combat week in New York
Ruiz Jr. did not have to prepare for the fight long after the suspension of Jarrell Miller
Ruiz Jr., meanwhile, flexed his biceps in front of the cameras, but seemed to move very slowly as he also sparred with his coach.
Come Saturday, Ruiz Jr. gets a good idea of what it is like to face Joshua.
Indeed, he supports himself to do well. On Tuesday, he said it was his & # 39; destiny & # 39; was to become the first Mexican heavyweight champion.
Ruiz Jr. took on the fight with Joshua after the original opponent, Jarrell Miller, was suspended.
Ruiz Jr. said it is his & # 39; destiny & # 39; is to become the first Mexican heavyweight champion
Ruiz Jr. said he is sharp for Saturday night's fight at Madison Square Garden
Despite a limited amount of time to train, Ruiz Jr said: & # 39; That is exactly how I feel. My heart, my mind, my soul. It is destiny.
& # 39; Things happen for a reason, and the reason is that I will be the first Mexican heavyweight champion in the world.
& # 39; (Joshua & # 39; s) has all the belts and everyone tries to fight him. He is a big money name. I'm here to overcome what he has. & # 39;
Joshua and Ruiz Jr. were not the only two who went to the gym on Tuesday.
Katie Taylor and Callum Smith also participated in the public training prior to their battles against Delfine Persoon and Hassan N & Dam.
Katie Taylor also prepared for her fight on Saturday by sparring in the ring for her fans
Taylor will compete against Delfine Persoon with the aim of uniting the lightweight division
Callum Smith meets Hassan N & # 39; Dam on Saturday evening in the United States
Smith is enthusiastic about a possible fight with Saul & # 39; Canelo & # 39; Alvarez but must first win this fight
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