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'Andy Ruiz Jnr was more hardened in the battle zone': David Haye questions whether Anthony Joshua is enough of a seasoned warrior to win the rematch Anthony Joshua lost his world heavyweight titles in shock loss to Andy Ruiz Jnr  David Haye suggested Ruiz seemed more comfortable toe-to-toe with Joshua  He also said Joshua has to spar with people who can knock him out in training 

By Jeff Powell For Mailonline

Published: 00:54 BST, 16 June 2019 | Updated: 01:19 BST, 16 June 2019

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David Haye believes that Anthony Joshua was not battle-hardened enough to protect his world heavyweight titles against the brutal onslaught from Andy Ruiz Jnr which produced one of the biggest ring upsets of modern times.

The inference from another of Britain's now ex-champions is that Joshua is a more impressive gym specimen than seasoned warrior.

That seems a harsh judgement on an Olympic gold medallist and multi-belt world champion but Haye - who will be a spectator at ringside here for Tyson Fury's latest comeback fight, against Germany's Tom Schwarz - said: 'Physically you can't question AJ. 

Anthony Joshua lost his world heavyweight titles in shock loss to Andy Ruiz Jnr this month

Anthony Joshua lost his world heavyweight titles in shock loss to Andy Ruiz Jnr this month

'In a dead-lift competition he'll beat you. But how about the boxing? How about punch for punch. How about

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