Joshua steps back inside the ring tonight to reclaim his titles. Here are the free bets and offers available for the fight.

The fight is expected to start at around 9 pm on Saturday night and there are plenty of free bets offers for both new and existing customers available. Some are available right now, whilst others might require you to wait until closer to the fight. Here is our selection of the best betting sites for the fight :

Joshua vs Ruiz Jr Free bets

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New customers using EOAJBOX25. A maximum £1 can be staked at 25/1. Bets placed from 09:00 on 29 November 2019 until 21:00 on 7 December 2019. Returns paid in 5 x £5 free bets (4 day expiry). Player & currency restrictions & terms apply.

This is a fantastic enhanced offer from William Hill. Place £1 on Joshua to win, and if he does, William Hill pay you 5 x £5 free bets. You’ll have four days to use them. If you want to put a bet down on the fight, this is a low-cost way to do so. 


New 18+ UK customers. Promo period 00:00 02/12/19 and 23:59 08/12/19. Promo Code BETFRED40, Deposit and place first bet of £10 (Evens+) in one bet transaction. £30 in Free Bets credited within 10 hours of bet settlement, 7-day Expiry. £10 in Free Bets only credited if first bet doesn’t win. Payment restrictions apply. SMS validation may be required. Full T&Cs Apply.

This offer from Betfred can be used for Joshua fight. They’ve enhanced the free bets awarded for a short period of time for those looking to bet on boxing. 


Open Account Offer. Up to £100 in Bet Credits for new customers at bet365. Min deposit £5. Bet Credits available for use upon settlement of bets to value of qualifying deposit. Min odds, bet and payment method exclusions apply. Returns exclude Bet Credits stake. Time limits and T&Cs apply.


Place a pre-fight single bet of at least £10 on Anthony Joshua v Andy Ruiz Jr on 7/12/19. Receive £5 in free bets for every knockdown. Minimum odds of 1/2 apply.

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Place a £5 or higher ‘BetYourWay’ bet and Betway will give you a £5 free bet. The qualifying bet must be at odds 2.00 or greater.

‘BetYourWay’ is the way for players to create their own bets. If you’re a new customer to Betway, then you can also take advantage of a free bet. 

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This offer isn’t as good as the previous Betway offer, but we’re including it for anyone who already has a Betway account.

Wager £50 in the Betway casino, and get a £20 free bet if the fight ends before the second round. Get a £5 free bet if it goes to six rounds.

The chances of it paying out is low, but if you’re wagering in the casino anyway, it’s worth taking advantage of.

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  • Existing customers: Bet £30+ on the fight and get a £10 free bet if there is a win on decision
  • Claim this offer here

10Bet will give existing customers a £10 free bet if the fight goes the distance, and the judges determine a winner. This is part of the Christmas calendar campaign.

This offer can be claimed on the day of the fight, and your qualifying bet must be priced at least 4/5. 

Joshua vs Ruiz JR Fight Odds

Despite his defeat in their first meeting, Antony Joshua is odds on favourite to win the rematch. Odds of around 4/9* on the Joshua win are available at the time of writing, with Ruiz Jr priced out at 21/10* in the To Win Fight market.

Anthony Joshua is the odds on favourite to win this one at all bookmakers checked. 

While there are attractive odds on the Round Betting market, a safer option could be Group Round Betting. Odds are shorter here, but there’s still plenty of value to be had. 

How about the Fight Outcome market? Once again, it’s Anthony Joshua who is clear favourite to win by KO, TKO or Disqualification. If you’re expecting this one to go the distance, there could be value in Joshua at around 3/1* to win by Decision or Technical Decision at the time of writing.

Other markets could offer plenty more value. Round betting, in particular, is offering long odds, with Joshua favourite to win in each Round.

The following odds were taken from Betfair on 4 December 2019.

FighterOdds To Win
Ruiz21/10 (3.10) *
Joshua4/9 (1.44) *

*all odds are subject to change