Anthony Joshua defeated knockout at the seventh round. It is not a typo, much less a late April Fool's fish. The world of boxing has been stunned in what can easily be called one of the biggest surprises in the history of the sport. the Watford boxer was declared defeated in the seventh round. On his debut the Mexican Andy Ruiz had to defeat the Englishman at his debut by sending him to the carpet by beating him four times in seven rounds. Specifically Joshua went down twice: twice in the third round and twice again in the seventh round. It is a point that referee Mike Griffin has decreed the end of the incredible game.
Boxing: Anthony Joshua four times knocked out seven times, the former world champion swears on TV
With the resounding knockout Joshua lost the heavyweight titles of the IBF, WBA and WBO categories. After the match Joshua complimented the opponent but let himself go to a curse during an interview before pointing out: "I was beaten by an excellent boxer. Congratulations to the Mexican, we will recover soon ". The comment of rival Tyson Fury was not slow to arrive on Twitter: "These things happen, they rest, they recover, they regroup and they return". After this defeat it seems unlikely, at least in the short term, in a meeting between the two champions de heavyweights.