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Anthony Joshua set to make $85 million from rematch with Andy Ruiz

Amadin Ogbewe

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Former World heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua is set to make about $85 million from his rematch with Andy Ruiz on Saturday, December 7 2019.

Regardless of the outcome of the match, the Nigerian would be going home with the whopping sum. 

According to Riyadh Newsflash, Anthony Joshua will pocket a whopping $85million from the rematch, while Andy Ruiz Jnr will go home with $13million even if he wins or loses the bout. That’s $2 million more than he earned in the first meeting with Joshua.

Anthony Joshua will attempt to regain his WBA, IBF and WBO Heavyweight titles he lost to Ruiz Jr back in June at Madison Square Garden. 

The Mexican boxer defeated Joshua in the seventh-round to hand the boxer his first professional loss.

The anticipated rematch will take place on Saturday, December 7, 2019, in Diriyah, Saudi Arabia.

READ: I’ll beat Anthony Joshua again, he lacks boxing skills – Andy Ruiz declares before rematch

Ogbewe Amadin is a senior reporter at Dockaysworld. He’s been published in Fireside fiction and others. He’s a lover of fantasy, sci-fi, sitcoms and sarcasm.

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