Cyprus Mail
Sport

Joshua beats Ruiz to win back heavyweight titles

Anthony Joshua became a two-time word heavyweight champion with a unanimous points victory over Andy Ruiz Jr in their rematch in Saudi Arabia

Britain’s Anthony Joshua beat Andy Ruiz Jr on a unanimous points decision in a heavyweight world championship rematch in Saudi Arabia on Saturday to seize back the titles he lost to his Mexican-American opponent in a shock upset last June.

The ‘Clash on the Dunes’ in Diriyah was for the IBF, WBA, WBO and IBO titles.

The judges scored the fight 118-110, 118-110 and 119-109 to Joshua after 12 scheduled rounds.


Related posts

Boufal’s late leveller condemns Spurs to FA Cup replay

Reuters News Service

Iheanacho sends Foxes into FA Cup last 16

Reuters News Service

Kyrgios rides an epic storm to reach second week in Melbourne

Reuters News Service

Stress-free Zverev cruises past Verdasco into fourth round

Reuters News Service

Blazing leaders Anorthosis to clash with Omonia

Iacovos Constantinou

Shrewsbury seek meteoric FA Cup upset against Reds

Press Association