Anthony Joshua vs Ruiz's heavyweight re-match venue completed in just 2 months

Anthony Joshua vs Ruiz's heavyweight re-match venue completed in just 2 months

Anthony Joshua and Andy Ruiz look ready to face off for the second time this time in Saudi Arabia in a heavyweight rematch on December 7.

It would be recalled that the Mexican-American fighter caused an upset about six months ago following his seventh-round win over Joshua to emerge WBA, IBF, WBO and IBO champion.

Meanwhile, with about two weeks to the epic bout staging in Asia, the purpose-built arena has been completed according to the Mirror.

The publication further revealed that the British boxer of Nigerian descent took a tour of the facility as he continues to adjust to the country's weather.

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Reports reveal that about two hundred staff worked around the clock for two months to put the 15,000-seat Diriyah Arena in place ahead of the December 7 fight.

"The arena and site are utterly breath-taking, with a theme park and concert the night before as well," said promoter Eddie Hearn.

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"It's like nothing we've seen before in boxing. The Clash On The Dunes will be a night to remember - we can't wait."

Joshua will be hoping to reclaim the belts he lost in June having been defeated by the American earlier this year.

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The boxer revealed after arriving in the desert that: "It's going to be an incredible night and I'm thrilled so many of my fans are going to be there, particularly from the UK.

"It'll definitely be a night people will tell their grandchildren they were at, one of those iconic evenings of boxing. Everyone from Saudi has been brilliant to work with."

Both fighters have been training heavily as they have shed a lot of weight going into next month's encounter.

Legit.ng earlier reported that former champion, Anthony Joshua, has dusted off insinuations that he is getting nervous ahead of his much-anticipated rematch bout with Andy Ruiz.

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The British-Nigerian born pugilist will have a golden chance of reclaiming his belts when he faces the heavyweight champion on December 7.

It would be recalled that Ruiz defeated Joshua in a seven-round bout in June to become the heavyweight champion.

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