Andrés Ponce "Andy" Ruiz Jr. is an American professional boxer of Mexican descent. He is a former unified heavyweight champion, having defeated Anthony Joshua to win the WBA (Super), IBF, WBO, and IBO titles in June 2019, only to lose them in a rematch with Joshua in December of the same year. In doing so, Ruiz became the first boxer of Mexican heritage to become a world heavyweight champion, and second Hispanic world heavyweight champion overall.
Anthony Joshua reclaimed his world heavyweight titles with an emphatic points victory over Andy Ruiz Jr. in the Diriyah Arena in Saudi Arabia on Saturday night. Victory handed Joshua back the IBF, WBO..
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Britain's Anthony Joshua beat Andy Ruiz Jr on a unanimous points decision in Saudi Arabia on Sunday to seize back the heavyweight title belts he lost to his Mexican-American opponent in a shock upset..
Anthony Joshua and Andy Ruiz Jr workout at the Public Investment Fund office complex in Riyadh ahead of their heavyweight rematch at the Diriyah Arena on Saturday. Ruiz is the only man to have defeated..
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The “chubby kid” from the rough-and-tumble boxing circuit on the Mexican border upset Anthony Joshua to claim the heavyweight crown. In Imperial, Calif., though, they knew all along he was a.. NYTimes.com - Published