Anthony Joshua looks set to face Andy Ruiz Jr at the close of 2019 in a bid to recapture his IBF, IBO, WBA (Super) and WBO heavyweight titles. The Watford-born star lost his titles in Madison Square Garden back on June 1 in one of the biggest upsets in recent memory.
Promoter Eddie Hearn has suggested that Cardiff is the front-runner to host the rematch with December 14 a likely date, reports talksport.com.
Former cruiserweight champion, Tony Bellew was in attendance when Joshua dropped his titles in New York thanks to a seventh-round stoppage.
In an exclusive interview with World Boxing News, Bellew revealed the implications for Joshua if he can’t win the rematch with Ruiz Jr. Read more