Here's your fight-size boxing update for October 29, 2019:
- A documentary on the first Anthony Joshua vs. Andy Ruiz Jr. fight, produced by Sylvester Stallone, will premiere on November 20 on DAZN and on the DAZN YouTube channel. The trailer can be seen in the video at the top of the page.
- The Showtime Boxing card from October 26 averaged 198,000 viewers and a 0.05 rating in the 18-49 demographic (138th on cable for the day). The main event was Erickson Lubin vs. Nathaniel Gallimore.
- Mayweather Promotions announced that it will live stream the following fights, on its official Facebook page, on November 1 right before the ShoBox: The New Generation card from Sam’s Town Live in Las Vegas:
- Dylan Price vs. Elias Joaquino
- Ava Knight vs. Luna Torroba
- Malik Warren vs. Shauney PErry
- Cris Reyes vs. Recky Dulay
- Frank Martin vs. Tyrone Crawley
- Shannar Fulton vs. Jorge Rojas
- Nigel Benn has officially retired once again after he injured his shoulder preparing for a fight against Sakio Bika. The 55-year-old last fought professionally in 1996.
- Gervonta Davis and unified junior welterweight champion Josh Taylor trade barbs on social media.
That’s the best joke I’ve heard in a good while ! What a minge— Josh Taylor (@JoshTaylorBoxer) October 29, 2019
Never make promise you can’t deliver!— Josh Taylor (@JoshTaylorBoxer) October 29, 2019
Put the drink down and sleep it off wee man --— Josh Taylor (@JoshTaylorBoxer) October 29, 2019
- WBO super middleweight champion Billy Joe Saunders has signed prospect Donte Dixon to a managerial deal.