Saudi Arabia to host Joshua, Ruiz rematch

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The hotly anticipated rematch between Anthony Joshua unified world heavyweight champion Andy Ruiz Jr will happen in Saudi Arabia on December 7.

Joshua was handed his first professional loss in June when Ruiz beat him in New York in June thanks to a seventh-round stoppage.

Ruiz has since picked up the WBA, IBF, WBO and IBO world titles.

Saudi Arabia was also the host for Amir Khan's win over Billy Dib and Callum Smith's victory over George Groves.

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