Breaking News: Anthony Joshua, the Nigerian born British professional boxer reclaims the Unified Heavyweight Boxing title as he defeats Andy Ruiz Jr in a blockbuster rematch. A rematch labelled Clash of the Dunes became crucial following a first match lost by Anthony Joshua earlier in the year. In the first match, the Mexican Andy Ruiz Jr defeated Anthony Joshua through a knock-out in the seventh round to clinch the WBA Super, IBF, WBO and IBO world heavyweight titles.
However, after the fight in June, a loss which seems to be one of the biggest upsets in boxing history. A rematch became eminent and crucial for both boxers which lead to an agreed date and venue, December 7th, 2019 and in Saudi Arabia.
Anthony Joshua and Andy Ruiz match rematch is undoubted, one of the greatest suspense-filled fight and comeback in the history of boxing. Joshua through unanimous decision reclaimed his title as the three Judges gave it to him. Joshua, the two times unified heavyweight champion through perseverance and ‘Nigeria spirit’ using his stature, zeal, feet, and experience to regain control and take charge of the fight. An action that not only place-back on track his status and boxing career as a world boxing superstar but also made sure he reclaims the WBA Super, IBF, WBO and IBO world heavyweight titles.
Joshua puts his seventh-round Technical Knock Out (TKO) loss in June at his US debut in the rearview mirror. AJ through a unanimous decision having to dominate positive results from all the three Judges with a score of 119-109, 118-110 (twice) respectively. The CBS sport also scored the fight as 118-109 in favor of Anthony Joshua. It was indeed a big night for Anthony Joshua and his fans as he not only fulfiled his promises but also have his name written in the history book.