Boxing schedule for 2017 highlighted by Thurman, Golovkin, Wilder, Pacquiao

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.

DateLocationMatchWeight class/titleNetwork
Feb. 25Birmingham, AlabamaDeontay Wilder (c) vs. Gerald WashingtonWBC Heavyweight titleFS1
March 4New York, New YorkKeith Thurman (c) vs. Danny Garcia (c)WBA/WBC welterweight title unificationCBS
March 18New York, New YorkGennady Golovkin (c) vs. Daniel JacobsWBA/WBC/IBF middleweight titleHBO PPV
March 25Manchester, EnglandJorge Linares (c) vs. Anthony CrollaWBA lightweight titleShowtime
April 8Oxon Hill, MarylandVasyl Lomachenko (c) vs. TBAWBO junior lightweight titleHBO
April 22Brisbane, AustraliaManny Pacquiao (c) vs. Jeff HornWBO welterweight titleTBA
April 29London, EnglandAnthony Joshua (c) vs. Wladimir KlitschkoIBF/WBA heavyweight titleTBA
May 6TBACanelo Alvarez (c) vs. Julio Cesar Chavez Jr.WBO super welterweight titleHBO PPV
May 20TBATerence Crawford (c) vs. TBAWBO/WBC junior welterweight titleTBA
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