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Nigerian born British boxer Anthony Joshua regains his world titles from Ruiz Jr

Nigerian born British heavy weight boxer, Anthony Joshua defeats the Mexican Andy Ruiz to reclaim his unified Heavyweight title on Saturday Saudi Arabia.

The 30-year-old out-boxed his opponent from first bell to last and Ruiz ended the fight with a cut above his left eye while Joshua barely bore a mark of the contest.

Ruiz Jr had been a late replacement for Jarrell Miller when he stunned the Brit in June but after a full camp preparing for his opponent, the new world champion had answers for every question he was asked.

Joshua defeated Andy Ruiz by a unanimous decision as the three judges had it 118-110, 118-110 and 119-109 leaving him with the highest points.

As a result of the victory, Joshua has joined greats such as Muhammad Ali, Lennox Lewis and Evander Holyfield on the list of heavyweights to reclaim world titles.

Joshua pockets £46m for beating Ruiz In rematch.

He will now await the result of the February 22 rematch between Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder and attempt to make a fight with the winner to unify, at last, the heavyweight division.

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