Promoter Eddie Hearn announced via social media today that an immediate rematch between WBA/IBF/WBO heavyweight champion Andy Ruiz Jr. and former champion Anthony Joshua is in the works. Hearn tweeted, “After meetings with AJ, Rob Mc (Robert McCracken) and the management team in NY, we have today triggered the contracted rematch clause with Andy Ruiz Jnr. The fight will take place in Nov/Dec at a venue to be confirmed shortly.”
It is expected that the bout will land on Joshua’s home turf in the UK. Ruiz has indicated he would prefer the fight to be in Mexico.