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Dillian Whyte believes Anthony Joshua always showed signs of “not liking getting hit” and has accused his old rival of no longer being “aggressive” inside the ring.

Joshua was floored four times in seven rounds when he lost his IBF, WBA and WBO heavyweight championships to Ruiz Jr but has a chance at redemption in a rematch in Saudi Arabia on December 7, live on Sky Sports Box Office

Britain’s Lewis remains the last undisputed heavyweight champion and enjoyed historic wins over Mike Tyson and Evander Holyfield, but has irked Joshua in the aftermath of his shock defeat against Andy Ruiz Jr.

Anthony Joshua has criticised Lennox Lewis for his constant negativity towards him and says the former three-time world heavyweight champion would be different “face-to-face”. 

Lennox Lewis is calling on Anthony Joshua to join Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder in a three-way battle to find his successor as the undisputed heavyweight champion of the world.

The Ukrainian, 41, had been considering the prospect of a lucrative rematch with Anthony Joshua but has decided it is best to end his professional career in the ring

The promising heavyweight, 27, makes the latest defence of his IBF title and hopes to win the WBA belt last held by Tyson Fury when he fights Wladimir Klitschko at Wembley Stadium on Saturday night

In only his 19th fight as a professional, Joshua will on Saturday defend his IBF title and bids to win the WBA belt when he faces Wladimir Klitschko in front of 90,000 people at Wembley