British boxing Champion, Anthony Joshua, has been dethroned Saturday night after he suffered a terrible defeat to Mexican-American boxer, Andy Ruiz Jr, in a fixure which held at the Madison Square Garden, New York.
Source: Global news
The 29-year-old boxing genius dropped four times after which he was pulled out by the referee Mike Griffin before the end of the seventh round, TheSUN reports.
“The British hero enjoyed his first scoring punches in the last 50 seconds of the second round when he landed twice with a short left hook and a stiff jab. “And in round three he raced through the gears and dropped Ruiz with a murderous uppercut.
“But Ruiz shocked the world seconds later by dropping Joshua in sensational style and he was saved by the bell moments later when he hit the deck for a second time and took another eight count.” Excited Ruiz is now the heavyweight champion of the world described as “one of the biggest upsets in history, leaving many Nigerians and boxing enthusiasts disappointed.
“I just want to thank God for the victory. This is what I have been dreaming about and working hard for,” the Mexican-American said while relishing his victory