Ruiz sows seeds of destruction and Joshua reaps the benefit

Overweight defending champion pays price for his partying and lack of pre-fight discipline as British fighter regains the WBA, IBF, WBO and IBO belts he lost in New YorkMaybe Anthony Joshua would have always won Saturday night’s rematch. Maybe the taller, fitter man’s physical advantages in height (four inches) and reach (eight inches) would have always been enough when paired with a controlled, disciplined gameplan executed to perfection.But there’s thinking and there’s knowing. And Andy Ruiz Jr will never know how it might have been different if he had approached the task with the seriousness of purpose it demanded. Continue reading…