After a considerably cool near 202 the place a lot of boxing’s high stars featured their skills in stay-busy fights, the New Year started with hopes of a number of the high stars dealing with off towards different high opposition over the subsequent 12 months. At least one fighter cleared his preliminary hurdle towards the most important battle of his profession when Gervonta “Tank” Davis knocked out Hector Luis Garcia on Jan. 7.
Davis introduced in November that he and Ryan Garcia had agreed to the framework of a deal for a battle in 2023 with Davis solely needing to get by Hector Garcia to make the battle a actuality. He did precisely that, surviving a troublesome early problem earlier than scoring a knockout to safe arguably the most important battle in boxing by way of public consideration.
The schedule did take successful, nevertheless, when Josh Taylor suffered an damage requiring the postponement of his deliberate WBO junior welterweight championship rematch with Jack Catterall on March 4. That rematch has been postponed a number of occasions since Taylor gained a highly-disputed resolution of their battle for the undisputed welterweight title in February 2022.
The greatest battle left for January is Artur Beterbiev’s conflict with Anthony Yarde on Jan. 28 in London. Beterbiev, who holds three of the 4 acknowledged world titles at gentle heavyweight, might find yourself combating for undisputed standing towards 2022 Fighter of the Year Dmitry Bivol earlier than the tip of 2023.
Below is a working listing of boxing foremost occasions for 2023.
Note: This shall be up to date continually with modifications and additions.
Jan. 28Hollywood Park, FloridaAlexis Rocha vs. Anthony YoungWelterweightDAZNJan. 28LondonArtur Beterbiev (c) vs. Anthony Yarde
Unified gentle heavyweight titlesESPNFeb. 3Glendale, ArizonaEmanuel Navarrete vs. Liam WilsonWBO junior light-weight titleESPNFeb. 4New York MetropolisAmanda Serrano (c) vs. Erika CruzUndisputed featherweight titleDAZNFeb. 11San AntonioRey Vargas vs. O’Shaquie FosterVacant WBC tremendous featherweight titleShowtimeFeb. 18Nottingham, EnglandLeigh Wood (c) vs. Mauricio LaraWBA common featherweight titleDAZNFeb. 25AtlantaAdrien Broner vs. Hank LundyWelterweightsBLK PrimeFeb. 25MinneapolisSubriel Matias vs. Jeremias Ponce
vacant IBF junior welterweight title
ShowtimeMarch 12TBD, AustraliaTim Tszyu vs. Tony Harrison
Junior middleweightTBDApril 1LondonAnthony Joshua vs. Jermaine FranklinHeavyweightTBD
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