After a considerably cool near 202 the place lots of boxing’s prime stars featured their skills in stay-busy fights, the New Year begins with hopes of a number of the prime stars dealing with off towards different prime opposition over the subsequent 12 months. At least one fighter cleared his preliminary hurdle towards the largest battle of his profession when Gervonta “Tank” Davis beat 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 tricky early problem earlier than scoring a knockout to safe arguably the largest battle in boxing by way of public consideration.
The largest 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, may find yourself preventing for undisputed standing towards 2022 Fighter of the Year Dmitry Bivol earlier than the tip of 2023.
Below is a operating listing of boxing primary occasions for 2023.
Note: This shall be up to date consistently with adjustments and additions.
Jan. 14Verona, New YorkEfe Ajagba vs. Oscar RivasHeavyweightsESPNJan. 20Bethlehem, PennsylvaniaSean Hemphill vs. Stephan ShawSuper middleweightShowtimeJan. 21Manchester, EnglandChris Eubank Jr. vs. Liam Smith
MiddleweightsDAZNJan. 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 CityAmanda 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. Ivan RedkachWelterweightsBLK PrimeMarch 4Glasgow, ScotlandJosh Taylor (c) vs. Jack CatterallWBO junior welterweight titleESPN+
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