News | Aug 09 2019

Anthony Joshua vs Andy Ruiz rematch will take place in … Saudi Arabia

Anthony Joshua vs Andy Ruiz confirmed for Saudi Arabia in December
Anthony Joshua vs Andy Ruiz
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ANTHONY JOSHUA’S world heavyweight title rematch against Andy Ruiz Jr will take place in Saudi Arabia on December 7, his promoters Matchroom have announced.

Joshua will be bidding to win back the IBF, WBA and WBO titles which Ruiz ripped from him in a stunning four-knockdown upset at Madison Square Garden in June.

The rematch will be the latest high-profile boxing event to be held in the country after Amir Khan’s victory over Australian Billy Dib in July.

 

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