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Reactions Trail Anthony Joshua’s Shock Defeat To Ruiz


Reactions Trail Anthony Joshua’s Shock Defeat To Ruiz

A storm of reactions by boxing fans has greeted Anthony Joshua‘s shock defeat to Mexican-American boxer, Andy Ruiz Jr.

Naija News had reported earlier that the British-Nigerian boxer suffered humiliating defeat on his United States debut after being knocked down four times by the Mexican-American boxer, to leave him out of the heavyweight championship.

Ruiz Jr. stopped Joshua in the seventh round of the fight on Saturday, June 1, at the Madison Square Garden, New York, USA, to become the first Mexican-American heavyweight world champion.

Joshua, a British title-holder, was defending his IBF, WBA and WBO World Heavyweight Titles in the fight against Ruiz, but the underdog knocked him down four times after which he (Ruiz) was awarded a technical knockout.

Moments after the match, boxing fans took to the micro-blogging site, Twitter, to air their opinions of the heavyweight fight.

Naija News captured some of the reactions below…