By Nathan Salt For Mailonline
Published: 17:09 BST, 11 September 2019 | Updated: 17:13 BST, 11 September 2019
Anthony Joshua's trainer confesses he knew the British fighter was concussed in round three of his defeat to Andy Ruiz Jnr in New York.
Rob McCracken made the startling admission as he prepares to make amends for Joshua's only ever professional defeat when the two fighters meet again in the ring for a rematch in Saudi Arabia in December.
Joshua was sent to the canvas in the third round by unfancied Mexican Ruiz Jnr and McCracken said he just wanted to 'get him through a few more rounds' despite being aware his fighter was concussed.
Anthony Joshua was concussed after the third round in his defeat to Andy Ruiz Jnr, says trainer
Rob McCracken revealed that he knew Joshua was not himself after he was sent to the canvas
'I know him better than all these experts who virtually don't know him or have met him once or twice so I knew he