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Anthony Joshua vs Andy Ruiz: AJ Reclaims Heavyweight Titles In 12-Round Thriller

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British-Nigerian boxer, Anthony Joshua on Saturday night defeated Mexican-American boxer, Andy Ruiz after 12-round of a thrilling fight.

Anthony Joshua (AJ) won by unanimous decision, with the judges scoring AJ 118-110. 118-110. 119-109.

Joshua reclaimed WBA, IBF and WBO heavyweight world titles in front of 15,000 spectators.

Naija News recalls that Ruiz had defeated the former heavyweight champion in the seventh round back in June, at the Maddison Square in New York.

The rematch between Joshua and Ruiz was fought in Diriyah, Saudi Arabia.

This victory will give the British fighter the chance to face either Deontay Wilder or Tyson Fury who will clash in 2020.

Source: Naija News

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