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Andy Ruiz's Trainer Backs Concerns Over Going To Saudi Arabia

Manny Robles, the head trainer of WBO, WBA, IBF, IBO heavyweight champion Andy Ruiz, is in full support of his fighter's position with respect to the announced location of the rematch with Anthony Joshua.

Last week, Joshua's promoted Eddie Hearn held a press conference in London and announced that Saudi Arabia would host the rematch, on the date of December 7.

The first bout took place on June 1 at Madison Square Garden in New York City.

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Ruiz dropped Joshua four times before stopping him in the seventh round to capture the unified heavyweight crown.

Ruiz is refusing to travel over to Saudi Arabia, citing safety concerns and issues with the various laws within the country.

He would rather have the second fight in the United States.

Hearn has warned of a legal battle, because both boxers signed on for a rematch clause before the initial contest took place. The terms of the agreement, give Joshua and his handlers the power to select the fight's location and venue.

Robles explains that his fighter's concerns with the current location are fully legitimate.

“We are talking about a country that is not democratic, we are talking about a country in which there are no human rights and people leave to be in a more desirable place than a country like Saudi Arabia," Robles said Notisystem.

"What protection will there be for the champion? We cannot take our women, they tell me that it would be better if they stayed at home because over there it's as if they do not exist. We are talking about a country where the laws are different from the the ones that we are used to.”

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Comment by Sid-Knee on 09-05-2019

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