Boxing: Joshua to fight Andy Ruiz Jr in New York


FILE PHOTO: Boxing – Anthony Joshua & Jarrell Miller Press Conference – Hilton London Syon Park, London, Britain – February 25, 2019 Anthony Joshua during the press conference Action Images via Reuters/Andrew Couldridge

LONDON (Reuters) – Heavyweight world champion Anthony Joshua will defend his titles against Andy Ruiz Jr in New York on June, the Briton’s promoter announced on Wednesday.

Joshua, the WBA, IBF, WBO and IBO world champion, had been scheduled to fight American Jarrell Miller but the New York State Athletic Commission refused to sanction the fight after Miller failed a drugs test.

Reporting by Alan Baldwin, editing by Christian Radnedge

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