Anthony Joshua takes on Andy Ruiz for much awaited rematch which is set ot take place on Saturday, 07 December 2019 in Saudi Arabia. Its a massive fight and WBA, IBF and WBO Heavyweight titles are on the line where Joshua will be hoping to win them back having lose the first fight earlier in 2019. The fight is taking place in Saudi Arabia and its only down to one fact alone and that is money. Anthony Joshua will be making around $60 million from this fight alone which will be his biggest purse yet while Andy Ruiz is to clear a fixed guarantee of $9 million plus any endorsement deals he makes heading to the fight. We take a look at financial aspect of this massive fight.
Joshua vs Ruiz II Purse Payouts: Anthony Joshua has been a box office hit for the best part of last 5 years. His upward trend was halted with a shock defeat in the hands of little known Andy Ruiz earlier in 2019. Joshua has made big bucks in last few fights but this rematch against Ruiz is only totally different level where Joshua will double his previous best purse.
Andy Ruiz on the other hand also made career best $7 million from the first fight and although he won that fight he is still the “B side” heading to the rematch where according to rematch clause set during first fight, no matter how much money the rematch generats Andy Ruiz will get set payout of guaranteed $9m and the fight has to be in neutral venue. So Ruiz is set to clear around $9 million plus endorsement deals.
|Anthony Joshua||Anthony Joshua is set to clear his career best purse of $60 million from the Andy Ruiz rematch. That is largely down to massive $40 million site fee to bring the bout to Saudi Arabia. Joshua has massive SkySports (UK) and DAZN (US) TV contracts and endorsement deals.|
|Andy Ruiz||Andy Ruiz is guaranteed a $9m fee set in the rematch clause during the first fight negotiations. But he will be making more than that considering he has signed many endorsement deals heading into the fight.|