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Boxing News Roundup (May 2, 2019): Joshua-Ruiz finally official, Canelo-Jacobs updates, more

If you missed anything on a big news day for boxing, we’ll get you caught up.

Scott Christ is the managing editor of Bad Left Hook and has been covering boxing for SB Nation since 2006.

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The Anthony Joshua sweepstakes are finally over, and Andy Ruiz Jr is 100 percent official as his June 1 opponent at Madison Square Garden. Ruiz, big underdog, says he’s coming to take the WBO belt. He seems less concerned about the WBA and IBF belts.

It’s Canelo-Jacobs fight week. We had the main event press conference today. Today’s updates on Canelo-Jacobs:

On Thursday, we’ll be here with a live stream and coverage for the undercard press conference, which begins at 2 pm ET. We’re also going to have live coverage of a streamed card from Las Vegas starting at 7 pm ET, featuring Yamaguchi Falcao vs Christopher Pearson in the main event.

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PBC: Arthur Beterbiev v Gabriel Campillo Photo by Minas Panagiotakis/Getty Images

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