Anthony Joshua v Andy Ruiz Jr: Rematch Will Take Place In November or December


A rematch between Anthony Joshua and his champion Andy Ruiz Jr will occur in November or December, Says Joshua’s promoter Eddie Hearn.

American-born Mexican Ruiz created one of the greatest stuns in heavyweight boxing history to take Joshua’s IBF, WBO and WBA world heavyweight titles in New York on Saturday.

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A rematch statement was a piece of the agreement for the battle, and Hearn said the condition had been activated on Tuesday after talks.

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“After gatherings with AJ, Rob Mc[Cracken – Joshua’s trainer] and the supervisory group in NY, we have today set off the contracted rematch condition with Andy Ruiz Jr,” Hearn said on Twitter.

“The battle will happen in Nov/Dec at a scene to be affirmed in a matter of seconds.”

English contender Joshua, 29, was amazed multiple times as Ruiz challenged his dark horse status to win in seven rounds at Madison Square Garden.

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The already undefeated contender in this manner had a blackout test after the first defeat of his 23-battle career.

The new champion, who was born in the United States but fights under the Mexican flag, has recently said he will take a rematch whenever.


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