Andy Ruiz (33-1, 22 KOs) and Anthony Joshua (22-1, 20 KO’s) before the end of the year will fight a rematch.
Before Ruiz in new York in the seventh round technical
knockout Joshua inflicted a first defeat in his career and took the British titles WBA, WBO and IBF heavyweight champion.
It is significant that at the time of stoppage of the match contender
at the judges ‘ notes was on the cards of two judges. 7 incomplete rounds Ruiz
56 inflicted punches, including 39 power. From Joshua 47 hits and 23 power.
“Joshua completely controlled the fight, but behaved
negligent and could not recover. Today was the night of Ruiz, but Anthony will be back
100%, we will have a rematch in the UK in November or December,” said
Joshua’s promoter Eddie Hearn.
Sensational defeat Anthony Joshua in new York had an impact on the immediate prospects in the heavyweight Alexander Usik (16-0, 12 KO’s), who is the mandatory Challenger for the WBO lines. Now Ukrainians will have to wait until Ruiz and Joshua do not determine who is more worthy to step into the ring in the status of world champion.