Mike Tyson tells Anthony Joshua to get his mind right before Andy Ruiz Jr rematch

Mike Tyson urged Anthony Joshua to get his head straight (Picture: Getty)
Tyson urged Joshua to get his head straight (Picture: Getty)

Mike Tyson has warned Anthony Joshua he will not beat Andy Ruiz Jr in a rematch if he does not fully commit himself to boxing.

Joshua is set to seek immediate revenge over Ruiz Jr after losing his world titles to the Mexican in a shock defeat last May in New York.

Tyson himself was on the wrong end of some upset victories, including his 1990 loss to Buster Douglas, and the former heavyweight champion insisted Joshua needs to get his mind right before agreeing a rematch.

He made a mistake, got hurt, and s*** happens, he said on his podcast.

Andy Ruiz Jr's win over Anthony Joshua shocked the boxing world
Ruiz Jrs win shocked the boxing world (Picture: Getty)

He can win it back though, but his mind has to be right. He aint gonna win it back if his minds f***** up.

His minds gotta be right, hes gotta dedicate his life to doing this.



Hes gotta stay away from himself. When we go training, we go away in the mountains, were staying away from ourselves and our thoughts.

June 1, 2019; New York, NY; IBF, WBA, WBO and IBO heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua before his heavyweight championship bout at Madison Square Garden in New York City. Mandatory Credit: Ed Mulholland/Matchroom Boxing UK
Joshua will fight Ruiz again at the end of the year (Picture: Matchroom Boxing)

In the mountains away from everybody, just the animals and the woods and stuff – youre facing your demons alone.

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