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Joshua defeats Ruiz to reclaim heavyweight crown

Joshua defeats Ruiz to reclaim heavyweight crown
  • Dominating from the outset, Joshua won by margins of 118-110 on two scorecards with the third judge making it 119-109.

Riyadh,

Britain's Anthony Joshua reclaimed his world heavyweight crown from Andy Ruiz on Saturday, outclassing the Mexican-American to score a unanimous points victory.

Joshua, who suffered a stunning knockout defeat to Ruiz in in New York in June, produced a boxing masterclass to regain his IBF, WBA and WBO titles in emphatic fashion.

Dominating from the outset, Joshua won by margins of 118-110 on two scorecards with the third judge making it 119-109.