Boxing schedule for 2017 highlighted by Joshua-Klitschko, Canelo-Chavez Jr.
This year is shaping up to be a busy year for boxing. Despite Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather possibly boxing or more UFC fighters coming over to the ring, the biggest names in boxing are all ready to go and get their first fights of the year under their belt.
Canelo Alvarez is set to take on Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. for Alvarez’s super welterweight title in May. Plus in April, it’s a showdown of two of the top heavyweights in the world when Anthony Joshua faces off with legend Wladimir Klitschko.
Below is a running list of boxing main events for the 2017 year.
Note: This will be updated constantly with changes and additions.
|April 22||Brooklyn, New York||Shawn Porter vs. Andre Berto||Welterweight||Showtime|
|April 29||London, England||Anthony Joshua (c) vs. Wladimir Klitschko||IBF/WBA heavyweight title||TBA|
|May 6||Las Vegas, Nevada||Canelo Alvarez (c) vs. Julio Cesar Chavez Jr.||WBO super welterweight title||HBO PPV|
|May 20||New York, New York||Terence Crawford (c) vs. Felix Diaz||WBO/WBC junior welterweight title||HBO|
|May 27||Sheffield, England||Kell Brook (c) vs. Errol Spence Jr.||IBF welterweight title||Showtime|
|June 17||Las Vegas, Nevada||Andre Ward (c) vs. Sergey Kovalev||WBO/IBF/WBA light heavyweight titles||HBO PPV|