Eddie Hearn back at team camp at 6am after celebrating Joshua’s win over Ruiz Jr – The Sun

MATCHROOM promoter Eddie Hearn partied until 6am with Anthony Joshua's team after the Brit reclaimed his heavyweight belts.

Hearn looked a little worse for wear as he headed back to the villa in broad daylight after seemingly celebrating the entire night.

Joshua, 30, boxed brilliantly against Mexican Andy Ruiz Jr to win on points six months after his shock defeat.

Moments after learning of his win, AJ stood inside the ring clutching his belts and declared: "Hit me up on Instagram, we're gonna party tonight!"

Hearn echoed his sentiments and added: "The future plans are celebrate and celebrate hard, Joshua has won Olympic gold for Great Britain and tonight in Saudi he became two-time heavyweight champion of the world."

And it certainly appeared they were true to their word judging by AJ's manager Freddie Cunningham.

He uploaded a snippet to Instagram of Hearn and a few members of the team with the clock at 6:12am.

There was no sign of Joshua and it is unclear whether the Watford-born star managed to stay out for the long-haul.

No one could blame him if he was forced to call it a night early on after going 12 rounds with Ruiz Jr.

Joshua is now a two-time heavyweight champion of the world and the judges were unanimous in their decision.

American Glenn Feldman and Canadian Benoit Roussel both scored it 118-110.

The third, fellow Brit Steve Gray, gave it to Joshua even wider, 119-109.

Speaking after he achieved his revenge, Joshua told Sky Sports: “First of all, I want to thank God. I want to say, man, the first time was so nice that I had to do it twice.

“A man like me doesn't make any excuses. This is about boxing – I'm used to knocking guys out.

“I realised last time, I hurt him. But I got caught. I respect Andy and his family, his trainer so much. I wanted to put on a boxing masterclass.

“It's about hitting and not getting hit. It's not a chance of mentality – stay hungry, stay humble. Thank you Andy, thank you everyone in Saudi Arabia and all the travelling fans.”

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