Boxing event towards the end of the year features a number of exciting duels, including two heavyweight battles that bring Deontay Wilder versus Luis Ortiz and Anthony Joshua’s rematch against Andy Ruiz Jr.
Wilder will defend the WBC heavyweight title belt against Ortiz at the Staples Center, Los Angeles, California, United States (US), November 23, 2019. Wilder defeated Ortiz at the first meeting at the Barclays Center, New York City, March 3, 2018, with a round of TKO to -10.
Before the Wilder vs. Ortiz duel, on November 7, 2019, there was a struggle for the bantamweight (unification) title between Naoya Inoue vs Nonito Donaire, in Saitama, Japan. After two days, Jamel Herring vs Lamont Roach fought in the WBO junior lightweight class and KSI vs Logan Paul in the explorer class.
Megadeal Andy Ruiz Jr. against Anthony Joshua will be held in Saudi Arabia on December 7, 2019. Ruiz Jr. will defend the WBA, IBF and WBO heavyweight titles. In December, there were five world boxing matches.
List of key boxing events for 2019:
|Date||Location||Main Event||Class / Degree||Broadcast network|
|Nov. 07||Saitama, Japan||Naoya Inoue vs Nonito Donaire||bantam class (unification)||DAZN|
|Nov 9||Fresno, California||Jamel Herring vs Lamont Roach||WBO junior lightweight class||ESPN +|
|Nov 9||Los Angeles||KSI vs Logan Paul||explorer class||DAZN|
|Nov. 23||Las Vegas||Deontay Wilder vs Luis Ortiz||WBC heavyweight||PPV|
|Dec 7||Saudi Arabia||Andy Ruiz Jr. (c) vs. Anthony Joshua||heavyweight (unification)||DAZN|
|Dec 7||New York||Jermall Charlo (c) vs. Dennis Hogan||WBC middle class||Showtime|
|Dec. 14||New York||Terence Crawford (c) vs. Egidius Kavaliauskas||WBO welterweight class||ESPN|
|Dec. 14||Riga, Lativa||Mairis Briedis vs Yunier Dorticos||explorer class (unification)||DAZN|
|Dec 28||Atlanta||Gervonta Davis vs Yuriorkis Gamboa||lightweight class||Showtime|
Note: Source: cbssports.com
Schedules are subject to change at any time