Anthony Joshua admits he needs to rediscover his passion before his rematch with Andy Ruiz Jr .
Joshua was dropped four times before being stopped in the seventh round by the huge underdog in New York in June.
The pair will meet again later this year with Joshua determined to win back his three heavyweight world titles .
And the Brit revealed he is ready to avenge his sole professional defeat.
“ I need to soak in the boxing environment again, get that passion back , ” Joshua told Sky Sports .
“The only fighter I’ m interested in right now is Ruiz and beating him good so I can get those belts back .
“ The only guys I should be fighting are the best in the world .
I feel like I can correct my wrongs .
I’ ve come from a tough background and I know Ruiz beating me is something I can overcome . ”
The venue of the rematch remains up in the air with a late bid from Saudi Arabia rivalling the Principality Stadium in Cardiff – which is Joshua ’ s preference .
Ruiz , however , is adamant he will not travel to the UK .
But Joshua added : “ We’ re doing a lot of talking about what he wants but he doesn’ t call the shots .
I don’ t mind fighting in America because I’ ve done it before .
“ I went there off my own back so for the rematch I would love it to be in Cardiff but it ’ s going to be on neutral ground ; Ruiz is the champ so he will make some calls as well .
“I will battle for it to be in the UK because it ’ s my stomping ground .
I did one out there so lets do the rematch here.
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