Former heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua (22-1, 21 KOs) has verbally beaten Lennox Lewis.
Lewis, a Hall of Famer and a former undisputed heavyweight champion, has been crucial to Joshua's career decisions and in-ring appearances in the past.
Already in June at New York City's Madison Square Garden, Joshua suffered the first defeat of his career when he was dropped four times and stopped by strong outsider Andy Ruiz in the seventh round.
Following this fight, Lewis switched to social media and criticized Joshua's preparation for Ruiz. He was also of the opinion that the Olympic champion was better suited to separate With longtime coach Rob McCracken.
During an on-demand special for Sky Sports, Joshua struck back.
"Lennox is a clown, I do not respect Lennox," Joshua told AJ: The Untold Truth.
"Me and Lennox are not the same My legacy is to sit back and enjoy The younger generation is just around the corner and does not want to be involved just to appreciate what it takes to get there." Lennox It's not like that, me and Lennox are cut from a different fabric. "
Joshua even shot back while discussing how Lewis left an impressive legacy ̵
Lewis himself was shockingly upset twice in his career, with unexpected defeats by Oliver McCall and Hasim Rahman. He has avenged these two losses.
Joshua will try to avenge his loss to Ruiz with a scheduled rematch on December 7 in Saudi Arabia.
Should Ruiz be defeated, Joshua focuses on becoming the undisputed champion.
"I became heavyweight champion, unified the division twice, and now my goal is to become a two-time heavyweight world champion, and once I achieve that, I can imagine becoming the undisputed champion," Joshua said.
"The undisputed stuff? It was right in front of me, but it was one of the biggest curses that came to my mind as a victor."