Anthony Joshua vs Andy Ruiz Jr. Rematch

Anthony Joshua vs Andy Ruiz was one of the most shocking boxing matches of 2019. The two went one on one for the first time earlier this week, where Joshua lost all three of his titles to Ruiz. The result of the match was rather unexpected as it was heavily anticipated that Ruiz would lose to Joshua. However, the results have now been declared and a rematch is soon going to be on the cards.

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Andy Ruiz has declared the location of this rematch. Let us take a closer look at where this is going to take place and why.




Anthony Joshua vs Andy Ruiz: Rematch On The Cards

29-year-old Andy Ruiz Jr. is a US citizen, but he is equally proud of his Mexican heritage. He fights under the flag of Mexico and is the first ever Mexican world heavyweight champion. He became the champ after his match with Joshua where Ruiz won the WBA Super, IBF and WBO titles.

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Ruiz fights under the Mexican flag as his parents hail from Mexico. He has stated that he would love to have an Anthony Joshua vs Andy Ruiz rematch, but it will have to take place in Mexico.

Who is Likely To Win This Rematch?

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Anthony Joshua vs Andy Ruiz Jr was one of the most ‘feelgood’ matches in boxing in quite a while as Ruiz was pitted as an underdog heading into the fight. However, even in case of a rematch, the veteran Joshua continues to be a heavy favourite to win.