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Anthony Joshua TKO’d by Andy Ruiz Jr. in stunning upset at MSG (Video)



Just like that, 29-year-old English heavyweight boxing hero Anthony Joshua (22-1, 21 KOs) holds zero gold in the heavyweight division.

In what is being considered one of the biggest upsets in the history of boxing, Joshua lost all four of his titles last night inside of The Mecca to one Andy Ruiz Jr. (33-1, 22 KOs), a hard-hitting 29-year-old out of California that the kids like to call “The Destroyer,” a man who was anywhere from a +1100 to a 25-1 underdog depending on which sporsbook you fancy.

After being dropped by a vicious left hook from Joshua in the third, Ruiz would rally to knockdown the now former champ twice before AJ would ultimately be saved by the bell.

Then, the true magic would come in the 7th, where Ruiz would pull off the stunning upset in front of the sold out Madison Square Garden crowd, dropping Joshua again, not once, but twice, forcing referee Michael Griffin to put a halt to the contest right around the halfway marker of the stanza.

Four knockdowns. Four titles.

An immediate contractual rematch is expected to take place in Wembley, Joshua’s home turf, sometime in late 2019 or early 2020. Ruiz is the first boxer of Mexican descent to hold heavyweight gold.

You can watch the replay of the full fight anytime on DAZN.

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