ANTHONY JOSHUA VS. ANDY RUIZ JR.
Watford, England Imperial, CA
22-0 (21 KOs) 32-1 (21 KOs)
Heavyweight Boxing’s biggest star, ANTHONY “AJ” JOSHUA, will make his long-awaited U.S. debut at “The World’s Most Famous Arena” when he defends his WBA Super, IBF, WBO and IBO World titles against hard-hitting, top-rated challenger ANDY “DESTROYER” RUIZ JR. on Saturday, June 1st.
Global superstar and Olympic hero, Joshua (22-0, 21 KOs), from Watford, England will put his perfect record on the line at “The Mecca of Boxing”. AJ will follow in the footsteps of Heavyweight greats such as Joe Louis, Joe Frazier, Evander Holyfield and Muhammad Ali when he steps into The Garden’s famed Boxing ring to challenge “The Destroyer”, Andy Ruiz Jr.
California native Ruiz Jr. (32-1, 21 KOs) will look to dethrone Joshua as the king of the Heavyweight division. If successful, Ruiz will become the first ever Mexican Heavyweight Champion.
The card will also feature Irish sensation and IBF, WBO, and WBA Lightweight Champion KATIE TAYLOR (13-0, 6 KOs) who will face off against WBC Lightweight Champion DELFINE PERSOON (43-1, 18 KOs) to determine the undisputed Lightweight Championship of the world. The two champions will battle for the coveted The Ring Magazine belt – the first time the title has been on the line at Lightweight for women, another landmark moment for both fighters and the sport.
GOLD VIP Package: $5,000 per person
Premium ringside seat in Section 2F
Exclusive fight memorabilia
One (1) ticket to the MSG All Access Tour
Priority seating at the official weigh-in on May 31st
*All bouts / times subject to change.
Due to the change of opponent in the World Heavyweight Championship on Saturday, June 1, 2019 at Madison Square Garden, refund requests for this event will be reviewed up until Wednesday May 15, 2019.