Bjorkstrand lifts Blue Jackets to 1-0 win over Senators
COLUMBUS, Ohio — Oliver Bjorkstrand scored 21 seconds into the third period and Joonas Korpisalo earned his second career shutout, lifting the Columbus Blue Jackets to a 1-0 victory over the Ottawa Senators on Monday night. The win was the fourth in five games for the Blue Jackets (10-9-4) and it marked their fourth straight at home over Ottawa. Korpisalo stopped 25 shots in his 10th victory. Craig Anderson made 18 saves for the Senators (11-12-1), who had won four in a row.It was nearly three minutes into the game before Columbus took a shot, and the Blue Jackets put just eight pucks on net through 30 minutes of play.
Anthony Joshua claimed a decisive victory over Andy Ruiz Jr . six months after the British boxer Anthony Joshua defeated Andy Ruiz Jr . on Saturday, in a highly anticipated heavyweight title rematch in Diriyah, Saudi Arabia "I'm humble in defeat and I'm going to remain humble in victory ."
Anthony Joshua reclaimed the WBO, IBF and WBA heavyweight titles on Saturday night after defeating Andy Ruiz Jr . in Saudi Arabia's "Clash on the Dunes.".
Anthony Joshua wanted to show the "sweet science" of boxing as he put together a controlled performance to outpoint Andy Ruiz Jr and become a two-time world champion.
The British heavyweight regained the WBA (Super), WBO and IBF titles that were sensationally snatched from his grasp by the same opponent earlier this year, winning their rematch by unanimous decision on Saturday.
Ruiz dropped his rival four times to force a seventh-round stoppage in New York back in June, yet never threatened to pull off a repeat result at the Diriyah Arena in Saudi Arabia.
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Anthony Joshua has agreed with Andy Ruiz Jr by calling for a third deciding bout between the pair after beating the Mexican on points to become a two However he completed his road to redemption with his victory over Ruiz , with many potential fights now on the agenda as he claimed the four belts.
Andy Ruiz Jr receives a shuddering right from Anthony Joshua . Photograph: Andrew Couldridge/Action Images via Reuters. “I see Ruiz coming back in, doing the exact same thing he did the first time. In rematches , when you get two guys in there sharing each other’s energy, you sort of
Instead, Joshua controlled proceedings throughout, boxing behind his jab as he, for the most part, stayed safely out of range. Two of the judges at ringside scored the contest 118-110 in the challenger's favor, with the other official's card recording a 119-109 verdict.
In his postfight interview, Joshua revealed he fought in such a manner out of respect for Ruiz — and also aimed a shot at those who had suggested he should retire after losing his perfect professional record six months ago.
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"A man like me makes no excuses, this is about boxing, I'm used to knocking guys out. I got caught last time, no excuses, I gave him the credit," the 30-year-old told Sky Sports Box Office.
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For Stephen Schaefer, the burpee is a way to give back. Schaefer will attempt to break a Guinness World Record on Saturday for the most chest-to-ground burpees completed in one hour. The current record is 920. Schaefer's attempt will raise money for Autism Edmonton. His eldest son, seven-year-old Jason — the inspiration behind the fundraiser — has been acting as Schaefer's personal fitness coach."My little boy likes fitness as well so he's been helping me train and it's been quite the journey," Schaefer said in an interview with CBC Radio's Edmonton AM."He really likes to be active.
Andy Ruiz Jr Anthony Joshua at the weight in in Riyadh. Photograph: Valery Sharifulin/Tass. Andy Ruiz Sr recalls the way he got the attention of Freddie Joshua will attempt to become only the fourth deposed heavyweight champion to win an immediate rematch after Floyd Patterson (against Ingemar
Anthony Joshua executed his gameplan perfectly against Andy Ruiz Jr on a strange evening in Anthony Joshua beats Andy Ruiz in world heavyweight boxing rematch – as it happened. I am humble in defeat and I will remain humble in victory .” Joshua becomes only the fourth deposed
"I respect Andy and his trainer [Manny Robles] so much, I wanted to show the sweet science of this lovely sport. Stay hungry, stay humble — I'm humble in defeat and will stay humble in victory.
"It is all about preparation. One day, when I release a book, I will talk through my career. Careers are all about experience; there is no losing and no winning, it is about creating memories in this great game we all love.
"I took my 'L' and bounced back. Everyone can do it — life is a roller coaster. What do you want me to do? Give up? I hear certain people saying I should retire. Come on, man. Please, respect us, this is what we love to do."
Promoter Eddie Hearn was delighted to see Joshua prove his critics wrong after the "humiliation" he suffered in his American debut.
"That is beautiful. They wrote him off — they said he was all hype," Hearn said. "He had to come back from humiliation in Madison Square Garden. He is a two-time heavyweight champion of the world, give him the respect [because] he is a great individual."
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