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Anthony Joshua and Andy Ruiz Jr. weigh-in ahead of Clash on the Dunes

Saudi Arabia, Diriyah

Ruptly is live from Diriyah on Friday, December 6 as British heavyweight Anthony Joshua and his Mexican-American opponent Andy Ruiz Jr. weigh-in and take part in the final stare-down before their title fight.

The rematch, titled 'Clash on the Dunes', will be the first heavyweight world title fight ever held in the Middle East and is set to take place at a custom-built 15,000-capacity arena on Saturday night.

Promoter Eddie Hearn defended the decision to host the clash in Saudi Arabia, saying that moving it outside of boxing's typical venues could lead to 'a big change in the dynamics of the sport.'

Ruiz stunned the sporting world with his against-all-odds knockout of the Briton in New York City's Madison Square Garden back in June.

Date of startDecember 6, 2019
Time of start12:47
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Ruptly is live from Diriyah on Friday, December 6 as British heavyweight Anthony Joshua and his Mexican-American opponent Andy Ruiz Jr. weigh-in and take part in the final stare-down before their title fight. The rematch, titled 'Clash on the Dunes', will be the first heavyweight world title fight ever held in the Middle East and is set to take place at a custom-built 15,000-capacity arena on Saturday night. Promoter Eddie Hearn defended the decision to host the clash in Saudi Arabia, saying that moving it outside of boxing's typical venues could lead to 'a big change in the dynamics of the sport.' Ruiz stunned the sporting world with his against-all-odds knockout of the Briton in New York City's Madison Square Garden back in June.