Joshua vs Ruiz II on 7 December in Saudi Arabia
Rematch between Anthony Joshua (22-1, 21 KOs) and Andy Ruiz Jr. (33-1, 22 KOs) will take place on December 7 in the Saudi Arabia capital Riyadh. The bout was called "The Battle on the Dunes", WBO, the IBF and WBA championship belts will be at the stake. The bout will take place on a temporary stadium, which will be specially built for the occasion of this event. The meeting was officially declared by the organizer of the evening, the promotional company Matchroom Boxing, representing the interests of Joshua.
The first fight of Andy Ruiz Jr. and Anthony Joshua took place on June 1 in New York. Ruiz, replacing Jarrell Miller unexpectedly defeated British by TKO. On Monday, a press conference will be held, where they will announce their second fight officially.