Anthony Joshua vs Andy Ruiz : The undefeated and unified world heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua is set to make his long-awaited United States debut in Madison Square Garden, putting his WBA (Super), IBF and WBO championship belts on the line against challenger Andy Ruiz Jr., a fight live and exclusively on DAZN.
AJ vs Ruiz Fight in Madison Square Garden, New York is the venue for the June 1 bout. The Manhattan venue is steeped in boxing history having hosted fights involving Muhammad Ali, Joe Frazier and Mike Tyson.
Joshua was due to fight Jarrell Miller but the date fell through after Miller failed multiple drugs tests.
That offered the Ruiz the chance to step up in class and test himself against Joshua, although the champion is heavy favourite to keep his belts and possibly set up a showdown with Deontay Wilder.
Here is how you can ensure you do not miss a moment of the action on another big night for British boxing.
Joshua vs Ruiz fight is being shown on Sky Box Office in the UK, which is on channel 491 for standard definition and channel 492 for high definition.
Joshua vs Ruiz Jr. full fight card, schedule
|Anthony Joshua vs. Andy Ruiz Jr.||Heavyweight||IBF, WBA and WBO|
|Callum Smith vs. Hassan N’Dam||Super middleweight||WBA|
|Katie Taylor vs. Delfine Persoon||Lightweight||WBA, WBO, IBF, WBC|
|Chris Algieri vs. Tommy Coyle||Junior welterweight||…|
|Josh Kelly vs. Ray Robinson||Welterweight||WBA International|
How can I live stream AJ vs Ruiz fight?
With Sky Sports Box Office you can watch AJ vs Ruiz fights live via your PC/Desktop/MAC, NOW TV box, iPhone, iPad, Android phone or Android tablet.
Joshua (22-0, 21 KOs) enters the bout having most recently defeated Alexander Povetkin by seventh-round TKO in September 2018 at Wembley Stadium in London, England. The fight followed his March unanimous decision victory over Joseph Parker – the only fight of Joshua’s career that went a full 12 rounds.
Ruiz (32-1, 21 KOs) – the replacement for Jarrell “Big Baby” Miller, who was denied a boxing license by the state of New York after failing three drug tests – fought as recently as April 20 when he won by way of corner stoppage in between the fifth and sixth rounds versus Alexander Dimitrenko.
Is the Anthony Joshua vs Andy Ruiz Jr fight on PPV?
The Anthony Joshua vs. Andy Ruiz fight is not available on TV or for purchase on pay-per-view. Instead, fans in the United States can sign up to watch the fight on DAZN, the global live-sports streaming service that signed Joshua to an exclusive deal after the fighter left Showtime. All 22 of Joshua’s previous fights can also be steamed on the service.
What time does Joshua vs Ruiz start?
Anthony Joshua vs Andy Ruiz Jr. takes place on Saturday, June 1. The start time can fluctuate depending on the length of the undercard, which is scheduled to start at 5:30 p.m. ET, but the main event typically begins around 11 p.m. ET.
How can I get Joshua vs Ruiz tickets?
Tickets are on sale now via the Madison Square Garden website and other third-party ticket exchanges, but even a seat up in the gods is likely to set you back a few hundred dollars.