Andy Ruiz garnered the attention of the whole world after he defeated the former unified world heavyweight champion, Anthony Joshua. As on June 1, there was supposed to be a fight between Jarell Miller and Joshua, but
Miller was disqualified due to failing a drug test and was replaced by Ruiz.
The fight happened in Madison square garden of New York City, where Ruiz defeated Joshua by a technical knockout in the seventh round. Since then, the reports of a Ruiz vs Joshua rematch are in full swings. As per the rules, Anthony Joshua will get a chance for a rematch to win his title back.
Fight in the UK or the US?
Anthony Joshua is originally a British boxer, so he would want the fight to happen in the UK region. But at the same time, the sports companies would wish to the rematch to take place in the US boxing rings. Joshua vs Ruiz rematch has become very much popular, and the sports channels would want it in the prime time schedule. The TV company, DAZN, would want the rematch to happen in the US as it would generate a lot of TRP and stadium audience.
What does Andy Ruiz want?
Whereas the newly made unified heavyweight boxing champion, Andy Ruiz is very much excited and want to retain his title now. Andy Ruiz himself is a Mexican and would want all his people to see the upcoming fight there. When asked about his dream venue, Ruiz told that he would want the rematch to happen in Estadio Azteca in Mexico City, Mexico.
It would be a dream come true as never in the history has two heavyweight boxers had a match in Azteca. The venue of the rematch would matter a lot, as local support and playing home town have a huge impact on the results.
Andy Ruiz vs Anthony Joshua rematch could be announced soon in the next few days. It would be interesting to see who wins the next match and takes the title home.