Andy Ruiz Jr. & Anthony Joshua Face Off, IBHOF Class Of 2020 Announced | Fight-Size Boxing Update

Here's your fight-size boxing update for December 5, 2019:

- Andy Ruiz Jr. and Anthony Joshua have an intense face-off days before their heavyweight title rematch which can be seen in the video at the top of the page.

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- Congratulations to all who were voted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame:

  • Bernard Hopkins
  • Juan Manuel Marquez
  • Shane Mosley
  • Kathy Duva
  • Lou DiBella
  • Dan Goossen
  • Christy Martin
  • Lucia Rijker
  • Bernard Fernandez
  • Thomas Hauser
  • Frank Erne
  • Paddy Ryan
  • Barbara Buttrick

- Hiroaki Teshigawara will defend his OPBF super bantamweight title against Shohei Kawashima on the December 12 Korakuen Hall show.

- Top Rank announced multiple fights for their upcoming shows on December 14 in New York City and January 11, 2020 in Atlantic City, New Jersey.

December 14:

  • Edgar Berlanga vs. Cesar Nunez
  • Josue Vargas vs. Noel Murphy
  • Steve Nelson vs. Cem Kilic: NABO super middleweight title
  • Julian Rodriguez vs. Manuel Mendez
  • George Kambosos Jr. vs. Mickey Bey

January 11, 2020:

  • Rob Brant vs. Habib Ahmed
  • Joseph Adorno vs. Hector Garcia
  • Jeremy Adorno vs. Artrimus Sartor
  • Chris Thomas vs. Samir Barbosa
  • Shinard Bunch vs. Dennis Okoth
  • Sonny Conto vs. TBA
  • Xander Zayas vs. Antonio Duarte

- Emanuel Navarrete and Jerwin Ancajas preview their upcoming respective world title fights on December 7 in Mexico.

- According to Asian Boxing, Roman "Chocolatito" Gonzalez will return to the ring on December 23 to take on Diomel Diocos as part of the Ryota Murata vs. Steven Butler undercard.

- Fightful participated in a media conference call led by Ruiz's trainer Manny Robles. A Twitter thread of highlights from that call can be seen at this link.

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