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Saudi Arabia to host boxing matches between world’s best

Saudi Arabian media has reported that the country will host several boxing matches between the best in the sport.A total of 16 top boxers from around the world will compete in Riyadh, the capital of Saudi Arabia, at the Kingdom Arena.In the most significant matches, Anthony Joshua of Britain, the former world heavyweight champion, will face Swedish opponent Atte Allen, Deontay Wilder, the former WBC heavyweight champion from the United States, will compete against Joseph Parker of New Zealand, and Dmitry Bivol of Russia will defend his world championship belt against compatriot Lyndon Arthur

Saudi Arabia to host boxing matches between world’s bestDecember 26, 2023Saudi Arabian media has reported that the country will host several boxing matches between the best in the sport.A total of 16 top boxers from around the world will compete in Riyadh, the capital of Saudi Arabia, at the Kingdom Arena.In the most significant matches, Anthony Joshua of Britain, the former world heavyweight champion, will face Swedish opponent Atte Allen, Deontay Wilder, the former WBC heavyweight champion from the United States, will compete against Joseph Parker of New Zealand, and Dmitry Bivol of Russia will defend his world championship belt against compatriot Lyndon Arthur. Image of Deontay Wilder, the former WBC heavyweight champion from the United StatesOpens in a new windowDeontay Wilder, the former WBC heavyweight champion from the United StatesSaudi Arabia has recently made huge investments in sport, and the wealthy country will host several major global sporting events in the future.The boxing matches are part of Saudi Arabia’s efforts to promote itself as a sports destination. The country has already hosted several major sporting events in recent years, including the Formula E Grand Prix, the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix, and the Riyadh Season.The boxing matches are expected to attract a large audience from around the world.