Anthony Joshua already training for Andy Ruiz Jr rematch but finds time to play with his son

ANTHONY JOSHUA has already began training for his rematch against Andy Ruiz Jr in the winter.

The Brit superstar, 29, suffered a disastrous US debut losing to 25-1 underdog Ruiz at Madison Square Garden last weekend. 

Anthony Joshua is already training for his rematch with Andy Ruiz Jr
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The Brit is set to rematch unified heavyweight champion Ruiz in November or December
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Joshua also spent time with his three-year-old son JJ
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Having been floored four times on the way to a shock seventh round stoppage loss, promoter Eddie Hearn confirmed AJ will get his crack at redemption in a November or December rematch.

Joshua has shared pictures on Instagram as it appears he has already begun preparation for his must-win rematch – while he also spent time with three-year-old son JJ.

The destination of the rematch is yet to be confirmed with Hearn preferring the UK but AJ wants to redeem himself Stateside and have another shot at success in New York.

Conspiracies surrounding Joshua’s shock defeat came thick and fast but suggestions he suffered a panic attack before his ring walk and a KO in sparring were the most spoken about.

Further rumours emerged that heavyweight Joey Dawejko, who was brought in to mimic Ruiz’s podgy frame, was the man who knocked out AJ in sparring.

However, Hearn inists AJ was “absolutely not” knocked out in sparring by Dawejko – or any other heavyweight.

The promoter did claim, however, that Joshua was concussed from the third round onwards having been dropped twice in that stanza by 19st Snickers lover Ruiz.

AJ was again on his hands and knees twice more in round seven before the fight was stopped and the greatest heavyweight upset since James “Buster” Douglas KO’d Mike Tyson 30-years ago was compete.

Ruiz dropped Joshua four times on the way to scoring the shock upset win
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Joshua suffered his first loss against Ruiz who scored a stunning upset win in New York
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Ruiz is now the WBA, IBF and WBO heavyweight world champion


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