RIYADH, Saudi Arabia—Nine weeks ago, the 15,000-seat stadium built specifically for the biggest prize fight of the year was nothing but a patch of desert. Six months from now, it will be a patch of desert again.

But for the brief time it exists, the Diriyah Arena will stand as a temporary monument to Saudi Arabia’s new and voracious ambition in global sports. And on Saturday night, far from Las Vegas or Madison Square Garden, it’s where Andy Ruiz, Jr. and Anthony Joshua will duke it out in a roughly $60 million rematch for…

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