Anthony Joshua knocked out by Andy Ruiz Jr


Andy Ruiz Jr sprung one of the biggest upsets in heavyweight championship history when he knocked out Anthony Joshua.

He spoiled Joshua’s US debut with a seventh-round technical knockout at Madison Square Garden, to claim the WBA, IBF and WBO heavyweight titles.

"I got beaten by a good fighter," said Joshua. "It will be interesting to see how far he goes, but this is all part of the journey.

"He's a champion for now, I shall return."

An elated Ruiz said: "I just feel so good, man. This is what I have been dreaming about. This is what I have been working hard for. I can’t believe I just made my dreams come true."

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