Ruiz vs Joshua. Punch statistics, scorecards
Eddie Hearn, the promoter of the former WBA, WBO and IBF heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua (22-1, 21 KOs) said he intends to use the possibility of a rematch, which was included in a contract to fight with Andy Ruiz Jr. (33- 1, 32 KOs).
«AJ will comes back 100 percents, we will have a rematch in the UK in November or December. However, this night belongs to Andy Ruiz Jr. He went down in history, it was a real shock, now let's see what it takes to AJ. I am sure that he has the heart of a lion, and he'll be back," said the head of promotional organization Matchroom Boxing after the fight.
Joshua Ruiz Jr. lost by TKO in the seventh round. After six rounds the Briton led 57-56 on one of the judges cards and was down on two others 56-57. Before stopping the fight Joshua landed 47 punches on Ruiz, and missed 56. In statistics of the "power punches" Ruiz was better 39-23.