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What Cristiano Ronaldo said to Anthony Joshua about partner Georgina Rodriguez while watching Fury vs Usyk

What Cristiano Ronaldo said to Anthony Joshua about partner Georgina Rodriguez while watching Fury vs Usyk

The former Manchester United and Real Madrid star was sat ringside with AJ in Riyadh.

Cristiano Ronaldo and Anthony Joshua were among the VIPs ringside for Tyson Fury's heavyweight bout against Oleksandr Usyk.

The stars were out in Riyadh as Saudi Arabia played host to a fight which saw Usyk crowned the undisputed heavyweight champion of the world, the first in almost 25 years since Lennox Lewis held all the belts in the division.

Two judges scored the bout 115-112 and 114-113 in Usyk's favour, while another scored 114-113 to Fury.

Usyk remains undefeated, with a record reading 22 wins from as many fights, 14 of which were by knockout and the remaining eight on decision, including Fury.

Fury meanwhile now has 34 wins, a draw and a loss to his name.

There is the prospect of a rematch between the pair, which has tentatively been lined up for October.

Though there is a rematch in the contract, Fury himself cast doubt over what will happen next with no immediate decision made, and comments from his promotor Frank Warren in the post-fight press conference backed that stance up too.

Ronaldo was ringside in Riyadh, with the former Manchester United and Real Madrid attacker now of course plying his trade in Saudi Arabia.

Following his second departure from United in November 2022, Ronaldo moved to Al-Nassr and the Saudi Pro League.

Anthony Joshua and Cristiano Ronaldo ringside at Tyson Fury vs Oleksandr Usyk. (

He was sat next to Joshua, who has lost twice to Usyk with fights in 2021 and 2022, and AJ boasts a record of 28 wins and three losses from his 31 professional fights.

The 34-year-old was last in action in March, when he defeated Francis Ngannou in Saudi Arabia, with his last two fights being in the Middle Eastern nation, which has emerged as a major sporting destination through football, boxing and Formula 1, with a street race in Jeddah.

The pair were sat next to each other ringside in Riyadh, and part of what they discussed has emerged.

Ronaldo discussed his partner Georgina Rodriguez and her background.

He said: "My wife, she's half Spanish and Argentinian, and she's Latina.”

The pair have two living children together - after a third twin boy Angel tragically died in childbirth - and Rodriguez is stepmother to Ronaldo's other three youngsters.

Featured Image Credit: Getty/Al Nassr Zone

Topics: Anthony Joshua, Cristiano Ronaldo, Tyson Fury, Oleksandr Usyk, Boxing, Manchester United, Al Nassr, Saudi Arabia

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