The much awaited rematch between British Nigerian, Anthony Joshua with Andy Ruiz Jr has been slated to take place on Saturday, December 7, 2019, in Diriyah, Saudi Arabia.
The official announcement was made on Friday, with the fight tagged: ‘Clash on the Dunes.’
Joshua is expected to regain his IBF, WBA and WBO titles after he lost same in a shock defeat to Ruiz Jr back in June at Madison Square Garden.
The Mexican boxer defeated Joshua in the seventh-round to hand British/Nigerian boxer his first professional loss.
Meanwhile, the Saudi Arabian sports authorities are said to be putting up almost $100million (£83million) for the match to be held there. In the UK, the fight will be shown on Sky Box Office.