Eddie Hearn Responds To Reports Of Andy Ruiz Jr Vs. Anthony Joshua Being Cancelled Due To Heavy Rain
Eddie Hearn has dismissed speculation that Andy Ruiz Jr vs. Anthony Joshua is in risk of being cancelled.
A rumour spread on social media claiming the mega-event in Saudi Arabia could be at risk due to high winds and heavy rain.
But the Matchroom boss has branded those claims as "total rubbish". He took to social media to play down the rumours of the heavyweight title fight being postponed.
- Eddie Hearn (@EddieHearn) December 7, 2019
It was sunny all week in Saudi Arabia, but the clouds have suddenly opened up with rain steadily coming down on the purpose built arena.
Yep. It's raining! :umbrella: pic.twitter.com/JeMnjyV0s2
- Fraser Dainton:soccer::rugby_football: (@SkySportsFraser) December 7, 2019
The rain briefly stopped before returning.
There's a small roof covering the ring, though none of the fans in attendance will be under cover.