Anthony Joshua Beats Andy Ruiz, Regains His Heavyweight Titles

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Anthony Joshua is heavyweight champion of the world once more.

Having suffered one of the biggest upsets in boxing history back in June in New York City, AJ came back and regained his titles in Saudi Arabia.

FULL FIGHT CARD:

  • Andy Ruiz Jr vs Anthony Joshua (WBA Super, IBF, WBO, IBO world heavyweight titles) – RESULT – Joshua WINS by unanimous points decision
  • Alexander Povetkin vs Michael Hunter (heavyweight) – RESULT – Split draw
  • Dillian Whyte vs Mariusz Wach (WBC interim heavyweight title – 10 rounds) RESULT – Whyte wins by decision
  • Hopey Price vs Swedi Mohamed (super-bantamweight – 4 rounds) RESULT – Price WINS by third round stoppage
  • Filip Hrgovic vs Eric Molina (WBC international heavyweight title) RESULT – Hrgovic WINS by third round stoppage
  • Mahammadrasul Majidov vs Tom Little (heavyweight – 8 rounds) RESULT – Majidov WINS by second round stoppage
  • Majid Al Naqbi vs Ilia Beruashvili (lightweight – 4 rounds) RESULT – Al Naqbi WINS by third round stoppage
  • Zuhayr Al Qahtani vs Omar Dusary (WBC Middle East lightweight championship – 4 rounds) RESULT – Al Qahtani WINS by decision

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.”

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