Hearn's updated shortlist for Joshua's June 1st fight

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Hearn's updated shortlist for Joshua's June 1st fight
Hearn's updated shortlist for Joshua's June 1st fight

Three of Hearn's candidates – Manuel Charr, Trevor Bryan and Agit Kabayel – are so bad that one could argue that Joshua's June 1 fight should be canceled or moved to the UK, as those aren't big enough names to attract U.S boxing fans to come see the fight or subscribe to DAZN to watch it. Joshua needs a name guy for his next fight. That means Luis “King Kong” Ortiz. He's easily the best name on Hearn's list. The new fighter on Hearn's list is American Andy Ruiz Jr. (32-1, 21 KOs), who looked great last weekend in dispatching Alexander Dimtrenko in Carson, California. However, the 29-year-old Ruiz is with Premier Boxing Champions, and that could be a problem with him being used for the fight.

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