Andy Ruiz Jr vs Anthony Joshua Betting Tips & Predictions
LONDON, ENGLAND – SEPTEMBER 06: Andy Ruiz Jr. and Anthony Joshua pose for a photo during the press conference for Andy Ruiz Jr. v Anthony Joshua 2 ‘Clash on the Dunes’ at the Hilton Syon Park on September 06, 2019 in London, England. Anthony Joshua and Andy Ruiz Jr will have a Heavyweight World Title rematch fight on December 7th 2019 in the historical town of Diriyah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)
Andy Ruiz Jr vs Anthony Joshua Preview & Best Bets
|Event||Andy Ruiz Jr vs Anthony Joshua|
|Date & Kick Off||Saturday 7th December, 2019, 10pm|
|Where||Diriyah Arena, Saudi Arabia|
|Best Bet||Anthony Joshua at 4/9 on Unibet|
|Live Streaming @|
That defeat meant Joshua lost his WBA, IBF and WBO heavyweight titles in his first loss as a professional. But, the Brit is being firmly backed by bookies with the best odds coming from Unibet at 4/9. Ruiz, meanwhile, is 9/4 at Paddy Power to inflict another humiliation with a draw at 33/1 on Betfair.
It will be the first heavyweight world title fight to take place in the Middle East as both competitors head into the bout with just one defeat to their name.
Where the Fight Will be Won
In their previous encounter, Ruiz floored Joshua four times before the stoppage in the seventh round. The last shot was labelled as one “from the Gods” by the Brit, believing that such a punch should never have hit him.
It’s no surprise therefore that Joshua has upped his training – particularly his sparring – as he gets ready for the rematch. And, as good as Ruiz was in the first encounter, Joshua almost certainly took the American lightly.
There surely can be no way that this will happen again or the Brit will face serious questions about his future in the sport. 4/9 odds on Unibet for Joshua looks a good deal, and Joshua to win by KO or TKO at 10/11 on Marathon Bet could also persuade many.