Anthony Joshua and Andy Ruiz Jr continue to disagree over the venue of heavyweight rematch

   

Ruiz Jr says he wants the fight to happen in the United States of America.
Anthony Joshua and Ruiz Jr have still not agreed on a venue for their December 7 rematch
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Anthony Joshua and Ruiz Jr have still not agreed on a venue for their December 7 rematch
Anthony Joshua and Mexican boxer Andy Ruiz Jr have continued to disagree over the venue of their heavily anticipated heavyweight rematch. 
The world watched in shocked when Ruiz Jr knocked out Joshua to become a three-belt heavyweight world champion in June.
While the two boxers have agreed to a rematch, the venue of the next fight is still being discussed. 
Andy Ruiz Jr says he wants to fight in America although promoter Eddie Hearn says the boxer has signed an agreement to Saudi Arabia
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Andy Ruiz Jr says he wants to fight in America although promoter Eddie Hearn says the boxer has signed an agreement to Saudi Arabia
Although it has been announced that the fight match which is scheduled for December 7 will hold in Saudi Arabia, Ruiz Jr came out to refute the report, saying the would, in fact, happen on ‘his terms and in the US’. 
After Ruiz’s comment, Joshua’s promoter Eddie Hearn said both fighters have signed a contract that clearly stated that the fight will be held in the middle east. 
The contract for the rematch was signed prior to the first fight,' Hearn told Sky Sports. "They are both signed at the same time. There is no other contract.
“We have to let [Ruiz Jr] know the time, date and venue which we have done. That's it.
“They are contractually bound for the rematch.

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