- Anthony Joshua has said that Lennox Lewis is not someone who should be given attention
- This comes after Lewis criticized Anthony Joshua for his defeat against Andy Ruiz in New York
- Joshua says Lennox Lewis is not someone who motivates upcoming boxers but only to attack
British and Nigerian boxer Anthony Joshua has called former undisputed heavyweight champion Lennox Lewis 'a clown' after being criticized for his defeat against Andy Ruiz.
In June this year, Anthony Joshua suffered a shocking defeat against Andy Ruiz when he was defeated in a big fight held in New York.
Joshua's defeat prompted Lennox Lewis to take to social media where he doubted if his fellow countryman was prepared for the fight against Ruiz.
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Anthony Joshua has now responded by claiming that he and Lewis 'are cut from a different cloth'
''Lennox is a clown. I don't respect Lennox,' Joshua said on Sky Sports documentary AJ: The Untold Truth.
''Me and Lennox are not the same. My legacy is to sit back and enjoy the younger generation coming up, and not to be involved. Just to appreciate what it takes to get there.
''Lennox isn't like that,'' 29-year-old Anthony Joshua explained.
Meanwhile, Anthony Joshua and Andy Ruiz are expected to meet again in a rematch which is scheduled to hold in December in Saudi Arabia.
Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how British professional boxer Tyson Fury made it clear that Andy Ruiz will still defeat his fellow countryman Anthony Joshua when they meet again in December.
It was a shocking defeat for Anthony Joshua in June this year when he lost his heavyweight titles after losing against Andy Ruiz in New York.
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