Miller vows to 'crack' AJ

19 February 2019 04:15:25 EST

Jarrell Miller is confident that he can crack Anthony Joshua "like an egg" with mind games in the build-up to June's heavyweight title showdown.

It was confirmed last week that 'Big Baby' would get his opportunity to inflict a first professional defeat on Joshua at Madison Square Garden on 1st June and get his hands on the British fighter's IBF, WBA and WBO belts in the process.

It will be Joshua's first fight on American soil and he has picked Miller's home city of New York to defend his heavyweight straps.

This is about hard work and doing whatever you can do to win the fight. The realness is going to come out.

Jarrell Miller

Joshua's promoter Eddie Hearn is expecting a tough assignment for Joshua in the ring against the big-hitting 22st 7lbs fighter, while Miller is confident of gaining a mental edge over the 29-year-old during the build up.

"You can definitely expect that," Miller told Sky Sports. "I know he knows what's coming.

"I don't know how much of it he can take.

"I guarantee it, you are going to see him crack like an egg."

Speaking further on his pre-fight plans, the undefeated 30-year-old, added: "This is going to be bully season. He's bullied for all the right reasons. This is the boxing business, this is the hurt game, so ain't nothing humble about this or nothing nice about this game.

"This is about hard work and doing whatever you can do to win the fight. The realness is going to come out.

"Once that contract is signed, all gloves are off."

Joshua is 1/12 to win the fight and retain his belts, while Miller is available at 6/1 to come out on top.

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