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Notable boxing events in 2018

Britain's World Heavyweight Champion Anthony Joshua tapes his

Britain's World Heavyweight Champion Anthony Joshua tapes his hands for a workout at the English Institute of Sport, Sheffield England Wednesday March 21, 2018. Credit: AP / Mike Egerton

March 31: Anthony Joshua vs. Joseph Parker

For Joshua’s IBF and WBA and Parker’s WBO heavyweight titles

TV: Showtime

Location: Principality Stadium, Cardiff, Wales

Other bouts: Alexander Povetkin vs. David Price, 12, heavyweights; Ryan Burnett vs. Yonfrez Parejo, 12, for Burnett’s WBA bantamweight title; Josh Kelly vs. Carlos Molina, 10, welterweights; Joe Cordina vs. Andy Townend, 10, lightweights.

April 7: Jarrett Hurd vs. Erislandy Lara

IBF-WBA junior middleweight titles.

TV: Showtime

Location: Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Las Vegas

Other bouts: Caleb Truax vs. James DeGale, 12, for Truax’s IBF super middleweight title.

April 21: Adrien Broner vs. Jessie Vargas

TV: Showtime

Location: Barclays Center, Brooklyn

Other bouts: Jermall Charlo welterweight vs. Hugo Centeno Jr., 12, for interim WBC middleweight title; Gervonta Davis vs. Jesus Cuellar, 12, for the vacant WBA junior lightweight title.

April 28: Daniel Jacobs vs. Maciej Sulecki


Location: Barclays Center, Brooklyn

Other bouts: Jarrell Miller vs. Johann Duhaupas, 12, heavyweights, Katie Taylor vs. Victoria Bustos, 10, WBA/IBF women’s lightweight title unification

May 5: Gennady Golovkin vs. Canelo Alvarez 2

For Golovkin’s IBF-WBA-WBC middleweight titles.

TV: HBO pay-per-view

Location: T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas

May 12: Jorge Linares vs. Vasiliy Lomachenko

For Linares’ WBA lightweight title.


Location: New York

June 16: Errol Spence Jr. vs. Carlos Ocampo

For Spence’s IBF welterweight title

TV: Showtime

Location: Dallas

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