Anthony Joshua vs. Andy Ruiz Jr. 1
June 1, 2019 (Madison Square Garden, New York City)

On June 1, 2019, in his American debut at New York’s Madison Square Garden, Anthony Joshua, the WBA/IBF/WBO heavyweight champion from Watford, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom, defended his titles against late replacement Andy Ruiz Jr., the underdog’s underdog from Imperial, California. Joshua was 22-0 coming in. Ruiz was 32-1. The fight was designated Upset of the Year for 2019 and was scheduled for 12 rounds…