Anthony Joshua vs Andy Ruiz Jr 2: AJ reveals classy words he said to Ruiz Jr in the ring, immediately after beating him in rematch

Anthony Joshua had classy words for Andy Ruiz Jr after beating him by unanimous decision in their rematch on Saturday night.

In the ring at the end of the contest, the pair embraced and AJ was seen talking in-depth to the man he defeated to regain his heavyweight titles.

When asked what he told him, Joshua revealed: “I said, ‘Never give up.’

“I just told him to never give up. It’s tough.

“‘You’re a great man, first of all, and you’re a great champion as well.’

“But I told him to never give up and just keep on chasing his dream.

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Joshua consoled Ruiz Jr after beating him on points
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The pair embraced and showed respect for one another
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“Boxing’s really tough, but he’s created his own history, he’s created his own legacy. And I created mine tonight.

“I’m glad we could both play a part in each other’s legacy.

“So I just kind of gave him a pat on the back and said, ‘I’m sure I’ll see you again.’”

Deontay Wilder did not have such kind words for Ruiz, as he ripped into him after the defeat.

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