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Friday, August 9, 2019

Joshua V Ruiz Rematch: fight schedule date, place confirmed

Anthony Joshua v Andy Ruiz Jr: Rematch in Saudi Arabia on 7 December.





 Promoter Eddie Hearn has officially confirmed that Ruiz Jr will defend his heavyweight world titles against Joshua in Diriyah, Saudi Arabia, on December 7 in a bout billed as the 'Clash on the Dunes'.

The pair fought in New York in June, with Ruiz earning a shock seventh-round stoppage victory to hand Joshua his first professional loss.

Ruiz, who was knocked down in the third round before recovering, picked up the WBA, IBF, WBO, and IBO world titles.

UK Cardiff's Principality Stadium as well Dubai state had also been shown his strong interest to host the rematch.





Anthony Joshua v Andy Ruiz Jr: Rematch Fight in Saudi Arabia on 7 December.



 Joshua, 29, favourite place was in the Welsh capital to fight, where he had previously fought in front of crowds of more than 70,000 people for his wins over Carlos Takam and Joseph Parker.

 Saudi Arabia had also hosted British boxer Amir Khan's recent win over Billy Dib and Callum Smith's success over George Groves in the World Boxing Super Series final in September.


Where to watch Joshua V Ruiz Rematch: fight on Live TV Stream.

 

The fight will be broadcast on Sky Sports Box Office in the UK and Joshua's promoters, Matchroom Boxing, said a news conference would be held on Monday, 12 August when more details would be revealed.








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