Boxing promoter, Eddie Hearn, has confirmed that Anthony Joshua has triggered a rematch clause with Andy Ruiz Jr, with the fight set to take place in November or December.
Joshua suffered a shock defeat for the first time in his professional career on Saturday, at the hands of Ruiz Jrat Madison Square Garden in New York.
Hearn has confirmed that a rematch clause has been activated, after meetings with Joshua’s team in New York.
“After meetings with AJ, Rob Mc (Rob McCracken, coach) and the management team in NY, we have today triggered the contracted rematch clause with Ruiz Jr.
“The fight will take place in Nov/Dec at a venue to be confirmed shortly,” he tweeted.