Mexican Ruiz Jr knocked out Anthony Joshua in the seventh-round to send shock waves among Nigerians.
Nigerians are still at a loss for words at Anthony Joshua’s seventh-round knockout by Mexican Andy Ruiz Jr in a heavyweight bout at the Madison Square Garden.
Joshua was the huge favourites with the World Boxing Association (WBA), International Boxing Federation (IBF) and World Boxing Organization (WBO) titles but Ruiz Jr stunned the British Nigerian.
Joshua who was sent to the canvas four times during the fight has a massive following in Nigeria because of his connection to the country of his parents.
The outcome of the fight stunned Nigerians who took to Twitter to share their disappointment.
Despite coming in the early morning of Sunday, June 2 due to the time difference, Nigerians stayed up all night to follow the fight.