Anthony Joshua vs Andy Ruiz Jr Rematch

Anthony Joshua vs Andy Ruiz was one of the most shocking upsets in the world of boxing! No one really saw this loss coming – and it was one of the most stunning victories followed by a feelgood moment as Ruiz celebrated with the titles. Interestingly, a rematch between the two might soon be on the cards.

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Let us take a closer look at what’s next for Joshua after this loss, as well as when can we expect a rematch between the two to happen.

What’s Next for Anthony Joshua after this Loss Against Ruiz Jr.?

Before his loss against Ruiz Jr, Joshua was likely to face the likes of WBC champion Deontay Wilder or heavyweight star Tyson Fury. However, there’s a good chance that one, or both, of them might drop out after Joshua’s recent loss. While there’s still hopes for a rematch between Anthony Joshua vs Andy Ruiz Jr, it is going to take some time.

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Joshua would need to rake up a few wins before he gets another shot at Ruiz Jr. However, both the men expressed their desire for a rematch in the post-match press conference.

Will There be an Anthony Joshua vs Andy Ruiz Jr. Rematch?

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There’s a good chance that there WILL be a rematch between these two. However, the dates aren’t clear. We expect that this match will happen towards the end of the year, so that both these men can have at least one to two more fights before that. Ruiz, on the other hand, has expressed his desire that the rematch between the two, if it happens, must happen in Mexico – the country he represents!