One of the biggest rematches in recent boxing history will unfold tomorrow afternoon (Sat., Dec. 7, 2019) live on DAZN from inside Diriyah Arena in Diriyah, Saudi Arabia, as English heavyweight Anthony Joshua (22-1, 21 KO) tries to reclaim his WBA (Super), IBF, WBO, and IBO titles when he meets current champion Andy Ruiz Jr. (33-1, 22 KO) in the main event.
Their first encounter, which happened just six months ago in New York City, was one of the biggest heavyweight upsets since Buster Douglas flattened Mike Tyson back in 1990. While Joshua isn’t as dominant as Tyson was he’s still one of the most well-rounded and skilled fighters in the world today. Seeing Ruiz come out of nowhere and finish Joshua via seventh-round TKO was nothing short of spectacular.
Luckily, DAZN was nice enough to put together an original documentary covering the night Ruiz shocked the boxing world. The video, which can be seen in the above player, was executive produced by famed actor Sylvester Stallone.
Fight fans may not witness the same sort of magic in the rematch, but they’ll find out one way or another if Joshua is a better fighter than “Destroyer.”
MMAmania.com will deliver LIVE coverage of the main event below. The DAZN broadcast begins at noon ET, with Ruiz and Joshua set to make their ring walks around 3:45 p.m. ET.