Anthony Joshua vs Andy Ruiz fight in Saudi Arabia rematch is over and AJ has won, reclaiming his world heavyweight champion titles.
On Saturday night, Anthony Joshua won Andy Ruiz Jr over 12 rounds and wins back his IBF, WBA and WBO heavyweight titles to become a 2-time world heavyweight champion.
Joshua gained revenge for his nightmare in New York earlier this year, when he fell four times in defeat to Ruiz Jr. This time, he won by a unanimous decision in their rematch.
Brilliant performance from Joshua. Wide cards, fantastic discipline from the Brit. 2-time world heavyweight champion!
ANTHONY JOSHUA BEATS ANDY RUIZ JR UD 119-109, 118-110, 118-110
Joshua: “I wanted to put on a boxing masterclass.”
“First of all, thanks to god. The first time was so nice, I had to do it twice,” he said.
“I knew I could win this. This is about boxing, I’m used to knocking guys out.
“I gave the man his credit, I said I would correct myself, I respect Andy, But I wanted to put on a boxing masterclass.
“It’s the sweet science, it’s about hitting and not getting hit.
“No change in mentalist, stay hungry and stay humble. I’m going to remain humble in victory. Thanks to Ruiz and his family, thanks to Saudi, the fans and thanks to god and Eddie Hearn.”