Ruiz victory over Joshua at Madison Square Garden is hailed as one of the major upsets in heavyweight history. Action Images via Reuters/Andrew Couldridge
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Anthony Joshua's bid to make a splash in his U.S. debut ended in misery for the three belt heavyweight world champion with a stunning loss to underdog Andy Ruiz at Madison Square Garden Saturday.The 29-year-old Ruiz came into the fight as a massive 32-1 underdog. Ruiz, sent to the canvas once himself, knocked Joshua down twice in the third round and twice more in the seventh.Ruiz, who has won four fights in a row, looked fearless and poised while Joshua, who delivered 21 knockouts in his 22 victories, never seemed to recover from the first knockdown early in the third.Joshua was knocked down for the first time in the third when Ruiz hit him with a left hook to the temple.Ruiz was the first to go to the mat when he got hit by a left hook from Joshua earlier in the third.
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