Boxing will continue in 2021. After a difficult 2020, many stars either do not participate in the competition or only participate in one competition. In the new year, a few boxers have achieved great success.
Look at the king of British pounds himself, Canelo Alvarez. The Mexican superstar has scored two knockout games, easily blocked Avni Yildirim in February, and then blocked Billy Joe Saunders again in May. Now, Alvarez hopes to date Caleb Plant in September to gain undisputed title status in the super middleweight division.
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In addition, the Philippine legend Nonito Donaire turned back time and prevented Nordine Oubaali from regaining the WBC Bantamweight title, which ended in May. Donell broke his record for the longest time he won a Grand Slam at the age of 38. Legendary retired champion Floyd Mayweather kept his distance from social media star Logan Paul at the June exhibition.
Now, almost every weekend we will usher in a June full of fierce battles. Some of the big names in action include Shakur Stevenson, Teofimo Lopez Jr., Jermall Charlo, Naoya Inoue, Gervonta Davis and Vasiliy Lomachenko.
In addition, in July, the long-awaited trilogy between heavyweight Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder will kick off in Las Vegas. The two fought with a controversial draw in their first meeting, and then Fury ousted Wilder from his WBC Championship with a TKO. Now, after the arbitrator has ruled that Wilder’s rematch clause is still valid, the two will meet. The winner is expected to meet with unified champion Anthony Joshua later in 2021.
The following is a running list of major boxing events in 2021.
Note: This will be continuously updated as changes and additions are made.
|June 12||Las Vegas||Shakur Stevenson vs. Jeremiah Nakatila||WBO Interim Junior Lightweight Championship||ESPN|
|June 19||Miami||Teofimo Lopez (c) vs. George Kambosos||Unified Lightweight Title||Vibrato PPV|
|June 19||Jalisco, Mexico||Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. vs. Anderson Silva||Light heavyweight||PPV|
|June 19||Houston||Jermall Charlo (c) vs. Juan Marcias Montiel||WBC Middleweight Championship||show time|
|June 19||Las Vegas||Naoya Inoue (c) vs. Michael Dasmarinas||Unified bantamweight champion||ESPN|
|June 19||El Paso, Texas||Jamie Mongia VS Jamie Mongia Maciej Sulęcki||Middleweight||DAZN|
|June 26||Atlanta||Mario Barrios (c) vs. Gventa Davis||WBA Junior Welterweight Championship||Screening time PPV|
|June 26||Las Vegas||Vasily Lomachenko vs. Masayoshi Nakatani||Lightweight||ESPN+|
|July 3||To be determined||Chris Colbert VS Yuliokis Gamboa||WBA Super Lightweight Interim Championship||show time|
|July 17||To be determined||Jermell Charlo (c) vs. Brian Castaño (c)||Junior middleweight uniform||show time|
|July 24||Las Vegas||Tyson Fury (c) vs. Deontay Wilder||WBC Heavyweight Championship||To be determined|
|August 14||To be determined||John Riel Casimero (c) against.Guillermo Rigondo||WBO Bantamweight Championship||show time|
|August 21||Las Vegas||Errol Spencer (c) vs. Manny Pacquiao||WBC/IBF Welterweight Championship||PPV|
|August 28||To be determined||David Benavidez vs. Jose Uzcategui||WBC Super Middleweight Championship||show time|
|September 11||To be determined||Stephen Fulton, Jr. vs. Brandon Figueora||Super lightweight uniform||show time|