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SportAndy Ruiz Jr. would 'love' Anthony Joshua rematch — in Mexico

09:45  04 june  2019
09:45  04 june  2019 Source:   sportingnews.com

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New heavyweight world champion Andy Ruiz Jr hopes his potential rematch with Anthony Joshua can take place in Mexico . Ruiz sensationally claimed the IBF, WBA, IBO and WBO belts from Joshua on Saturday, dropping him four times in a thrilling bout at Madison Square Garden.

Andy Ruiz Jr. would 'love' Anthony Joshua rematch — in Mexico © Getty Images Andy Ruiz Jr faces Anthony Joshua

New heavyweight world champion Andy Ruiz Jr. hopes his potential rematch with Anthony Joshua takes place — in Mexico.

Ruiz stunningly claimed the IBF, WBA and WBO belts from Joshua on Saturday, dropping him four times in a thrilling bout at Madison Square Garden.

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The defeated Brit confirmed in the aftermath that he wished to exercise a rematch clause in his contract, with promoter Eddie Hearn suggesting the next meeting would be back in the United Kingdom.

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Andy Ruiz carries his Mexican heritage into the ring against Anthony Joshua Andy Ruiz carries his Mexican heritage into the ring against Anthony Joshua

Andrés Ponce Ruiz Jr . (born September 11, 1989), also known as Andy Ruiz Jr ., is a Mexican -American professional boxer.

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But California-born Ruiz would welcome the chance to face Joshua in Mexico, where Ruiz's parents are from.

"I'd love to do the rematch, but first I've got to talk to my team," he said (per Sky Sports). "We'll go from there and figure things out.

"I'd love to be in Mexico. There's never been a heavyweight champion in Mexico, so I'd love to have a rematch there.

"I'm still pinching myself that this is true, all that hard work and dedication, I've made my dreams come true. We've been working for this my whole life, it's overwhelming and I'm just excited."

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Andy Ruiz Jr. would 'love' Anthony Joshua rematch — in Mexico

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