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'Ruiz Jr has all the motivation and confidence that he needs from the first fight': Deontay Wilder says he is backing Anthony Joshua to get beaten by unfancied Mexican a second time Ruiz is sporting a much trimmer figure just shy of eight weeks before the fight  And Deontay Wilder says his new confidence could see him through the bout  Speaking to Sky Sports he said: 'Ruiz Jr has all the motivation and confidence' 

By Leigh Mcmanus For Mailonline

Published: 23:59 BST, 16 October 2019 | Updated: 00:08 BST, 17 October 2019

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Deontay Wilder has revealed that he is backing Andy Ruiz Jr to beat Anthony Joshua for a second time. 

The Mexican is sporting a much trimmer figure just shy of eight weeks before he takes on Joshua for in a world heavyweight title fight in Saudi Arabia in December.

A much stockier Ruiz stopped a sluggish Joshua at Madison Square Garden in June and Wilder thinks he now has that winning mentality. 

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