British boxer, Anthony Joshua is now a World Boxing Heavyweight titleholder after he defeated Andy Ruiz Jr in their world heavyweight title rematch which took place on Dec 7 in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
Anthony Joshua was poised to reclaim his titles after he suffered a shocking defeat to Andy Ruiz Jr back in June in New York City.
Now he has regained his IBF, WBA and WBO titles as he defeated the Mexican-American boxer by unanimous decision.
The bout lasted until 12 rounds and it was scored 118-110, 118-110 and 119-109 by the judges.
After the bout, Anthony Joshua in an interview said:
“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.
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.”
See more photos from the fight below