Boxing fans, most of them, had to go that extra yard June 1, in picking their damn jaws up from the floor, when they saw Snickers addict Andy Ruiz drop and stop Anthony Joshua, not enjoying his time as a tourist in NYC. At the Mecca, at Madison Square Garden, the beefy Ruiz reminded all of us that we always have to tune in, because the underdog might spring a doozy on us.
Ruiz did…but can he again on Dec. 7, this time in a ring set up in Saudi Arabia, of all places.
See if you can glean some hints, by taking a look back at the first tango. DAZN and Sly Stallone teamed up to do a doc, now available on the OTT platform, and also their YouTube and Facebook spots. Here is the release DAZN sent out;
The captivating film takes a comprehensive look at June 1, the night Andy Ruiz pulled off the biggest boxing upset in decades by stunning then-undefeated heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua with a seventh-round TKO – turning Ruiz from a virtual unknown into a real-life Rocky and global superstar overnight. In the oral history-style documentary, the unforgettable evening is highlighted and retold by legends of the sport and those who experienced it first-hand, including the two fighters themselves as well as Sylvester Stallone, Mike Tyson, Buster Douglas, Michael Strahan, “Sugar” Ray Leonard, Evander Holyfield, Gerry Cooney, Hans “Dolph” Lundgren, and other notable figures.