The rematch between former World Heavyweight Champion, Anthony Joshua and the reigning Word Heavyweight Champion, Andy Ruiz Jr is set to hold will hold on Saturday, December 7, 2019 in Saudi Arabia.
The December 7 fight themed ‘Clash on the Dunes’, will see Joshua making his attempts with all his strength to win back the IBF, WBA and WBO titles he sensationally lost to Ruiz Jr in New York in June.
The bout will take place in Diriyah, which incorporates the UNESCO World Heritage site of Al-Turaif, on the outskirts of the capital Riyadh, Naija News understands via a report monitored on AFP.
Recall that Ruiz Jr. had stunned Joshua in June with a seventh-round knockout in their fight in New York to become the first Mexican-American heavyweight world champion.
The loss at the Madison Square Garden was Joshua’s first defeat in his career.
Ruiz was an outsider in the match that bookmakers gave to Joshua 25-1.