Anthony Joshua and Andy Ruiz Jr will go head to head again on Saturday in Saudi Arabia as the Briton looks to regain his three world heavyweight titles.
LocationThe Clash on the Dunes is being held at the Diriyah Arena in Saudi Arabia. The purpose-built stadium has a capacity of 15,000. The stadium has been build on the outskirts of Riyadh.
Anthony Joshua (UK), 30 yearsRecord: 22-1 (21 wins by KO)
Anthony Joshua was born to Nigerian parents in Watford, England on October 1989. As a teenager he showed general sporting prowess. He was skilled at football and ran the 100 metres in 11 seconds when he was 15. In 2007 he started boxing and enjoyed a meteoric rise. His career is at a crossroads following his shock defeat against Andy Ruiz Jr in June. Ruiz put Joshua on the canvas four times in that fight before it was stopped in the seventh round at Madison Square Garden, leaving many boxing pundits to wonder if the former Olympic champion will ever be the same again.
Anthony Joshua recent fights:
- June 2019: Defeated by Andy Ruiz via TKO
- September 2018: Defeated Alexander Povetkin via TKO
- March 2018: Defeated Joseph Parker via unanimous decision
Andy Ruiz Jr (USA), 30 yearsRecord: 33-1 (22 wins by KO)
Top-rated heavyweight contender was born to be a fighter. Baseball was young Andy’s passion. But his father, had other plans. The elder Ruiz pushed his son into boxing, forcing him to give up baseball to study the sweet science daily. Ruiz scored one of the greatest upsets in boxing history when he stopped Joshua in the seventh round at Madison Square Garden in New York. Ruiz attracted widespread plaudits for his performance against Joshua and was a deserved victor as he claimed the WBA-Super, IBF, WBO and IBO heavyweight belts. His record now stands at 33-1, and he was recently given a hero's parade in his hometown of Imperial, California. The only defeat on his slate came in the shape of a majority-decision loss to Joseph Parker in December 2016. Joshua beat Parker by unanimous decision in March last year.
Andy Ruiz recent fights:
- June 2019: Defeated Anthony Joshua via TKO
- April 2019: Defeated Alexander Dimitrenko via corner retirement
- July 2018: Defeated Kevin Johnson via unanimous decision
Where to watch Andy Ruiz Vs Anthony Joshua LiveThe fight will be available on a global multisport streaming service DAZN in the United States and Sky Sports Box Office in the United Kingdom.
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