British fighter , Anthony Joshua , is now number four in the world heavyweight ranking , as published by Ring Magazine.
This comes after he suffered his first defeat as a professional to Andy Ruiz Jr.
A seventh-round stoppage at Madison Square Garden , saw Ruiz Jr crowned unified heavyweight champion , the first Mexican-American to achieve the feat.
Joshua is now one place behind him. Tyson Fury has now achieved the rank of best heavyweight in the world , while American Deontay Wilder is number two.
Joshua’s compatriot , Dillian Whyte , finishes off the top five.
With a fight against Oscar Rivas coming up this month , Whyte will have an opportunity to put some pressure on the leading four in the heavyweight division.