Heavyweight contender Andy Ruiz shocked the world, dropping the lethargic Anthony Joshua 4 times in seven rounds. Ruiz had a 39-23 edge in power connects. Joshua managed to land an average of just 7 of 25 punches per round.
Madison Square Garden, New York City - Andy Ruiz (33-1, 22 KOs) pulled off a massive shocker with a seventh round TKO over previously undefeated Anthony Joshua (22-1, 21 KOs) to capture the WBA, WBO, IBF, IBO heavyweight titles. Joshua made his United States debut
Ruiz was a late replacement for Jarrell Miller, who was pulled from the bout after failing three pre-fight drug tests. Ruiz was in action on April 20, when he stopped Alexander Dimitrenko in five rounds.
Joshua has been out of the ring since last September, when he battered and stopped Alexander Povetkin in the seventh round.