Boxing schedule for 2017 highlighted by Thurman, Golovkin, Wilder, Pacquiao
There are some great up-and-coming fights to start the fight year
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.
Boxing returns to CBS this March when Keith Thurman defends his title against Danny Garcia. This comes a year after boxing returned to CBS for the first time in 40 years with Thurman outpointing Shawn Porter for a decision win in what many called the Fight of the Year.
Plus, Gennady Golovkin and Manny Pacquiao have their next fights set.
Below is a running list of boxing main events for the 2017 year.
*Note: This will be updated constantly with changes and additions.
|Feb. 25||Birmingham, Alabama||Deontay Wilder (c) vs. Gerald Washington||WBC Heavyweight title||FS1|
|March 4||New York, New York||Keith Thurman (c) vs. Danny Garcia (c)||WBA/WBC welterweight title unification||CBS|
|March 18||New York, New York||Gennady Golovkin (c) vs. Daniel Jacobs||WBA/WBC/IBF middleweight title||HBO PPV|
|March 25||Manchester, England||Jorge Linares (c) vs. Anthony Crolla||WBA lightweight title||Showtime|
|April 8||Oxon Hill, Maryland||Vasyl Lomachenko (c) vs. TBA||WBO junior lightweight title||HBO|
|April 22||Brisbane, Australia||Manny Pacquiao (c) vs. Jeff Horn||WBO welterweight title||TBA|
|April 29||London, England||Anthony Joshua (c) vs. Wladimir Klitschko||IBF/WBA heavyweight title||TBA|
|May 6||TBA||Canelo Alvarez (c) vs. Julio Cesar Chavez Jr.||WBO super welterweight title||HBO PPV|
|May 20||TBA||Terence Crawford (c) vs. TBA||WBO/WBC junior welterweight title||TBA|
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