Anthony Joshua v Andy Ruiz Jr Rematch

Anthony Joshua will face unified heavyweight champion Andy Ruiz jr in their rematch on 7 December in Saudi Arabia.

Ruiz who holds the WBO,IBF, WBF and IBO world titles and was knocked down in the third round before recovering to stop Joshua in the seventh round to hand the Nigerian born Briton his first professional loss.The pair fought in New York in June, but Joshua, 29, had said his preference was to fight in the Welsh capital, where he has previously fought in front of crowds of more than 70,000 people for his wins over Carlos Takam and Joseph Parker.
However, 29-year-old Ruiz, who was born in the United States but has Mexican heritage, had ruled out a fight taking place in the United Kingdom.

Story: David OkonSource: BBC

Updated: August 10, 2019 — 9:54 am

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  1. I was thinking Aj will fight some fights outside of the UK before he challenged Ruiz to a rematch but it seems he’s very desperate to reclaim the titles he lost. Careful pal cos if u lose its going to be a very long crawl back to that spot

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