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Anthony Joshua predicts Andy Ruiz rematch will likely be ‘iconic’ evening of boxing

Anthony Joshua has promised an “improbable evening” of boxing on December 7 after arriving in Saudi Arabia forward of his rematch in opposition to Andy Ruiz Jr.

Heavyweight Joshua is aiming to reclaim the IBF, WBA and WBO titles after struggling a surprise loss – the primary of his skilled occupation – by the hands of alternative opponent Ruiz again in June.

Having dropped his rival previous within the spherical, the Briton was once sensationally floored within the 3rd. He was once additionally knocked down two times within the 7th, resulting in the competition being stopped.

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After their first bout was once staged on the iconic Madison Sq. Lawn, the duo will meet once more in Riyadh, with the decided challenger predicting an unforgettable struggle as he bids to avenge the one blot on his boxing CV.

“It’ll be an implausible evening and I am delighted such a lot of of my enthusiasts are going to be there, in particular from the UK,” stated Joshua. 

“It’s going to indisputably be an evening other folks will inform their grandchildren they had been at, a kind of iconic evenings of boxing. Everybody from Saudi has been good to paintings with.”

Joshua additionally posted a video on social media after touchdown at King Khalid Global Airport in Riyadh, the previous international champion posing for footage and chatting with enthusiasts.

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