Andy Ruiz and Anthony Joshua weigh in official running order

Andy Ruiz Jr becomes second heaviest defending world champion in history

Published On Friday, December 6, 2019By British Boxing News

Andy Ruiz Jr vs Anthony Joshua 2 official weights and running order

Defending champion Andy Ruiz Jr weighed in a whopping 15lbs heavier than his June 1st shock win over Anthony Joshua in NY. Only the gigantic Nikolay Valuev has ever weighed heavier in a world title defence.

Below are the official weights and running order for the historic event in Diriyah:

All times are local

18:30 FIRST BELL

4 x 3 mins Lightweight contest
MAJID AL NAQBI 9st 7lbs v ILIA BERUASHVILI 8st 12lbs

19:00 WORLD FEED ON AIR

8 x 3 mins WBC Middle East Lightweight Title 
ZUHAYR AL QAHTANI 9st 8lbs v OMAR DUSARY 9st 3lbs

20:00 LIVE ON SKY SPORTS BOX OFFICE AND DAZN 

8 x 3 mins Heavyweight contest
MAHAMMADRASUL MAJIDOV 16st 7lbs v TOM LITTLE 17st 13lbs

12 x 3 mins WBC International Heavyweight Title
FILIP HRGOVIC 17st 3lbs v ERIC MOLINA 17st 10lbs

10 x 3 mins Heavyweight contest
DILLIAN WHYTE 19st 5lbs v MARIUSZ WACH 19st 4lbs

12 x 3 mins WBA Heavyweight World Title Eliminator
ALEXANDER POVETKIN 16st 5lbs v MICHAEL HUNTER 16st 2lbs

23:45 MAIN EVENT RING WALKS START

12 x 3 mins WBA, IBF, WBO & IBO Heavyweight World Titles
ANDY RUIZ JR 20st 3lbs v ANTHONY JOSHUA 16st 13lbs

FLOATS

4 x 3 mins Super-Bantamweight contest
HOPEY PRICE 8st 13lbs v SWEDI MOHAMED 8st 13lbs

4 x 3 mins Super-Middleweight contest 
DIEGO PACHECO 11st 13lbs v SELEMANI SAIDI 11st 12lbs