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Video: Eddie Hearn Reacts To Andy Ruiz's TKO Win Over Joshua

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

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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.

He went down four times before the contest was waved off.

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User Comments and Feedback
Comment by Urtain on 06-04-2019

[QUOTE=Jkp;19803076]Dillian would have little chance of beating AJ. He doesn't have anywhere near the skill of ruiz[/QUOTE] It might be, but if the cash cow losses again in the rematch, Whyte can forget about getting 5-7M£ in a fight. And…

Comment by Jkp on 06-04-2019

[QUOTE=Urtain;19795208]Same as Dillian Whyte, Tyson Fury and Wilder. They had the chance to fight Joshua for the biggest paydays of their careers, but they refused. And now that money might be gone. And the fans we lost the biggest fights.[/QUOTE]…

Comment by Fire4231 on 06-03-2019

[QUOTE=Jkp;19798516]AJ didn't just get beat. He got exposed and humiliated. Destroyed by a blob, who took the fight on short notice and isn't a big puncher. His reputation won't recover. He'll be B grade from here on in.[/QUOTE] That blob…

Comment by Jkp on 06-03-2019

[QUOTE=Fire4231;19795658]Lol... So Joshua loses the fight and now “Wilder,” threw away 200 million...WTF? You cats make my head hurt with this dumb loyalty spin routine.. Btw- you don’t understand the North America dynamic at all. Ruiz will be bigger than…

Comment by Tecnoworld on 06-02-2019

So happy this thing happened, I had written a message some days ago saying that I would favour ruiz's victory as something that could unlock hw division. Now AJ has his record ruined so he will be less reticent to…

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