Boxing continues to deliver in a big way for fans across the world in 2019 with big fights and huge names all competing so far in 2019. We started off with Manny Pacquiao scoring a decision win over Adrien Broner in January before seeing more welterweights take to the ring in huge showcase bouts. Errol Spence proved to be too much for Mikey Garcia, Terence Crawford dominated Amir Khan, Keith Thurman outlasted Josesito Lopez and Danny Garcia battered Adrian Granados. Now, the 147-pound division is set for some big business later this year.
In May, we saw Canelo Alvarez prove once again why he is one of the best pound-for-pound boxers in the world with a decision win over Daniel Jacobs. If all goes according to plan, we could see the trilogy fight with Gennady Golovkin later in 2019.
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Plus, Deontay Wilder reminded us all why he is such a scary knockout artist with his first-round destruction of Dominic Breazeale. Now, we have plenty of big names still to look forward to the rest of the year. Heavyweights take center stage with Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury in action this June. Then in July, Manny Pacquiao makes his return to the ring when he looks to capture the WBC welterweight crown against Keith Thurman.
Below is a running list of boxing main events for the 2018 year.
Note: This will be updated constantly with changes and additions.
June 1New YorkAnthony Joshua (c) vs. Andy RuizUnified heavyweight titlesDAZNJune 8Reno, NevadaOscar Valdez (c) vs. Jason SanchezWBO featherweight titleESPNJune 8New YorkGennady Golovkin vs. Steve RollsSuper middleweightsDAZNJune 15Paradise, NevadaTyson Fury vs. Tom SchwarzHeavyweightsESPNJune 21Indio, CaliforniaAndrew Cancio (c) vs. Alberto Machado
WBA “regular” junior lightweight title
DAZNJune 23Las VegasTony Harrison (c) vs. Jermell Charlo
WBC junior middleweight titleFoxJune 29HoustonJermall Charlo (c) vs. Brandon Adams
WBC interim middleweight titleShowtimeJune 29Providence, R.I.Demetrius Andrade vs. Maciej Sulecki
WBO middleweight titleDAZNJuly 19Oxon Hill, MarylandTeofimo Lopez Jr. vs. Masayoshi Nakatani
LightweightsESPN+July 20TBDKeith Thurman (c) vs. Manny PacquiaoWBC welterweight titleFox PPV
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