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Anthony Joshua responds to sparring KO rumours before Andy Ruiz rematch

Anthony Joshua has reportedly been knocking out opponents in sparring
has reportedly been knocking out opponents in sparring (PA Wire)

Anthony Joshua has denied claims that he has knocked out opponents throughout sparring forward of his rematch towards

American heavyweight Timothy Moten has been coaching with Joshua forward of his second combat towards Ruiz and claims the Brit has been giving his sparring companions a tricky time within the ring.

‘There have been guys here, I don’t need to say any names, however I’ve seen guys come into camp, get blown away and get despatched house that very same week,’ Moten informed MailOnline.

‘He’s dropped a couple of of his sparring companions and he’s rocked so much.

‘Joshua is by far the hardest hitter I’ve been within the ring with.’

Anthony Joshua is looking to avenge his defeat to Andy Ruiz Jr
Anthony Joshua is wanting to avenge his defeat to Andy Ruiz Jr (Getty Images)

But when requested if he has knocked out opponents in his coaching classes, Joshua informed Behind The Gloves: ‘Me dropping sparring companions? No.

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‘Normally it’s the opposite approach round, they’re dropping me and sending me house!

‘No, they’re doing job, they’re with me now. I respect all my sparring companions that come out and get me prepared bodily, so I respect them.

‘I don’t actually use sparring companions to strive to knock them out as a result of they’re right here to make me higher.

‘So no, none of them got sent home.’

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