Anthony Joshua winner Andy Ruiz Jr gets £5million after victory;
Anthony Joshua winner, Andy Ruiz Jr, will get £5million, following one of the greatest heavyweight upsets in history, against Anthony Joshua at Madison Square Garden.
The newly-crowned world champion Ruiz knocked down Joshua four times, forcing a seventh-round stoppage.
However, the British fighter, will earn the Elephant’ share of the fight purse.
The dethroned WBA, WBO and IBF champion will take home £20m, after suffering the first defeat of his career.
Anthony Joshua winner, Ruiz, was a late replacement, after Jarrell Miller’s failed drugs tests. But proved refreshing and eye-catching in the fight.
On his defeat, the Champion said;
“It’s a test of character. I’ll see what is next and move on,” he said