The rematch between Anthony Joshua and Andy Ruiz Jnr. has just ended. Anthony Joshua who was once beaten by Andy in June this year in New York City has regain his IBF, WBA and WBO titles by beaten Andy by unanimous decision. The rematch took place Dec 7, 2019 at Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
The bout which lasted until 12 rounds was scored 118-110, and 119-109 by the judges.
Anthony speaking on his victory, 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,” he said.
“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.”
It was Joshua’s skill and finesse that ultimately made him a two-time heavyweight champion, joining the likes of Muhammad Ali, Mike Tyson and Lennox Lewis in reigning again after suffering defeat.