Andy Ruiz Jr. shocked the world Saturday night time by beating unified heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua in one of many largest upsets in boxing historical past.
It wasn’t luck, both; Ruiz knocked down Joshua 4 occasions earlier than the referee stopped the battle within the seventh spherical.
Ruiz is now 33-1 and is the primary heavyweight champion of Mexican descent, one thing one very well-known Mexican boxer famous.
Viva Mexicooooo 🇲🇽 felicidades Andy me da muchísimo gusto ver a alguien con determinación triunfar 👏🏻👊🏻
– Canelo Alvarez (@Canelo) June 2, 2019
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Now it is Andy Ruiz Anthony Joshua
– Ryan Garcia (@KingRyanG) June 2, 2019
Jarrell Miller “Big Baby” was imagined to be Joshua’s opponent however he failed a number of drug checks, which allowed Ruiz to signal for the battle on brief discover.
Talking of blowing it, can not help however assume what Jarrell Miller, who was initially imagined to battle Joshua earlier than getting popped, is considering proper about now.
– Ariel Helwani (@arielhelwani) June 2, 2019
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Different heavyweight juggernauts chimed in as properly.
He wasn’t a real champion. His complete profession was consisted of lies, contradictions and items.
Information and now we all know who was working from who!!!!#TilThisDay
– Deontay Wilder (@BronzeBomber) June 2, 2019
We’ve got our again and Forth’s however @anthonyfjoshua modified his stars via life. heavyweight boxing, these items occur, relaxation up, get better, regroup and are available once more 👊🏼
– TYSON FURY (@Tyson_Fury) June 2, 2019
Together with Fury’s promoter.
Congratulations to Andy Ruiz, historical past has all the time instructed us Heavyweight boxing is able to throwing up an unthinkable end result. Joshua is a big star and can little doubt come once more after an off night time.
– Frank Warren (@frankwarren_tv) June 2, 2019
As did one of many best boxers in historical past.
WOW! Andy Ruiz simply shocked the world! That was one of many largest upsets in boxing historical past.
– Manny Pacquiao (@MannyPacquiao) June 2, 2019
Stephen A. Smith even bought the phrase “Butter Bean” trending.
OMG! OMG! I can’t imagine this S$&@$! Anthony Joshua – holder of three belts, will get TKO’d by Butter Bean…….I imply some dude named Andy Ruiz JR. What a rattling shame. Joshua appeared utterly gassed! Extra fatigued than harm! Now how within the Hell did you let that occur? How?
– Stephen A Smith (@stephenasmith) June 2, 2019
And, after all, the comics had their enjoyable too.