Andy Ruiz Jr. the new World Champion earns £5million after beating Anthony Joshua
The newly crowned World boxing champion, Andy Ruiz Jr, 29, will earn £5million following his win against Anthony Joshua, 29.
The victory was arguably the largest within the division since Hasim Rahman stopped Lennox Lewis in 2001 and brought back memories of James Buster Douglas’ 1990 win over Mike Tyson. But it is Joshua who will earn a larger share of the fight purse.
Read about the fixtures Ruiz Jr. knocks out Anthony Joshua to become world heavyweight champion
According to Mail Online, Joshua will make £20million from the bargain agreed before the fight in New York.