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Joshua-Ruiz rematch by end of year- Promoter


He’ll get his revenge!

Three days after Anthony Joshua’s surprise defeat to Andy Ruiz, a re-match will take place.

That’s according to Joshua’s promoter, Eddie Hearn.

After meetings with Anthony Joshua, Rob McCracken, his coach and the New York-based team, decided on Tuesday to activate the clause in the contract for a revenge with Andy Ruiz, Hearn said via Twitter.

The fight will take place in November or December in a city that will be announced soon.

Most observers expected Anthony Joshua to win hands down against Andy Ruiz Jr., a much less successful fighter than him.

But to everyone’s surprise, the Brit was beaten on Saturday night at Madison Square Garden in New York, losing his heavyweight world champion belts.