Anthony Joshua appearing on white trunk and his Mexican opponent on Gold trunk.
Bout now in the ninth round as Ruiz tries to match Joshua’s touches.
Joshua dancing round the ring and hitting timely punches in Round 9.
Fight extends to Round 10 as Anthony Joshua tries to wear Ruiz out.
The contest is now in its 11th round. Joshua looks good for value and Ruiz will be hoping he can get a moment of knockout.
Joshua hitting some timely jabs at Ruiz.
Joshua stays focus and holding it up for the final round.
It is the final round and Anthony Joshua might just be some three minutes away from reclaiming his title.
The cumulative points at the beginning of the final round is 101 for Ruiz and 108 for Joshua. To be or not to be?
Joshua had cut Ruiz in the face early in the bout and he bleeds even up until the final round.
And that is the end of the contest, Ruiz looks frustrated and all worked to plans for Joshua.
The tactics is simple, fly like a butterfly, sting like a bee.
And that is the show of good sportsmanship from both fighters as they exchange hugs and some kind words, Anthony Joshua has his belts back. It is all about discipline. Take a good shot and but time dancing around the ring.
Anthony Joshua on his victory: “It is about hitting and not getting hit. I have a lot of respect for Ruiz and his family. You know what they say, stay hungry and humble. I want to say thank you to everybody.”
Ruiz on his defeat: “If there is a third fight, I am going to get well into shape, I don’t want to give any excuse, Anthony Joshua did the right thing. I chased too much, I hesitated too much and I have learnt my lesson.”
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