Ruiz Jr vs Joshua: Anthony Joshua’s head coach rules out radical changes in rematch preparations

Anthony Joshua’s head coach Rob McCracken will restart his major role on the training group and ruled out any changes ahead of the Andy Ruiz Jr rematch. The heavyweight superstar of britain suffered his first professional defeat in the hands of Ruiz Jr in June, which sparked calls for Joshua to reassess his preparations for the rematch from Saudi Arabia on December 7, live on Sky Sports Box Office. McCracken insists training staff have consistently helped Joshua, however the supply and game-plan instructions will be devised by him as usual for the world title fight. “I think everybody gets the incorrect idea all the time,” McCracken told Sky Sports. “Plenty of folks have consistently worked with us in the camp. “I’m the head coach, but I can not do everything, so we’ve always had distinct people coming from who are great on the pads, who are great with movement, footwork drills all, so there is many different people we utilize. “I mean’Benga’ his cousin has always worked together with Anthony. So the reality in boxing is that you do not have one trainer and one boxer, year in, year out, nobody is aware of that, unless it is mentioned by AJ . It does not work like this. “We have a variety of individuals. Clearly I’m his head coach and that I go in the corner at the nighttime, and we perform the tactics, although he works on drills. “Hopefully he could employ them and he can find the job done, but yeah, normal stuff, regular camp” Speaking on AJ: The Untold Truth, Joshua has reiterated his faith from McCracken, but proposed his coaching would be assisted by fresh staff. “Whoever said that is a clown,” said Joshua. “Part ways with McCracken? No way. These folks do not understand dedication. “These individuals aren’t cut from exactly the identical fabric, if that’s what they’re suggesting. “Whoever has that mindset shouldn’t bother talking to me, should they have that mindset.” He added:”I want to create positive reinforcements and attract in new troops on the battle to combat this war” Read more:
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