Miller: Joshua is not prepared; I will crack him like an egg

Heavyweight world title contender Jarrell Miller really wants to crack Anthony Joshua -- literally.

Miller will challenge the three-belt unified heavyweight world titleholder on June 1 at Madison Square Garden in New York City, where Joshua is set to make his much-anticipated U.S. debut.

Miller (23-0-1, 20 KO's), 30, of Brooklyn, who is coming off back-to-back knockouts over Bogdan Dinu and a faded former titlist Tomasz Adamek a year ago, doesn't think the 2012 Olympic gold medalist will be able to handle his power.

"You can definitely expect [me to give Joshua a lot of problems]," 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. For sure. I know he's not prepared for [my size]. 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."

Miller, who weighed-in at 315 pounds for the Dinu fight, has knocked out 20 of his 24 opponents.

Joshua is an international superstar who regularly draws sold-out crowds, including a British-record 90,000 at Wembley Stadium in London for his electrifying 11th-round knockout of all-time great Wladimir Klitschko in the 2017 fight of the year. He has made three successful title defenses, including a seventh-round knockout of longtime contender Alexander Povetkin last September, a bout that Joshua was arguably losing before he crushed Povetkin with a powerful right hand.

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