Sky Sports activities will present Josh Taylor vs. Jack Catterall, Chris Eubank Jr vs. Sven Elbir, and Hughie Fury vs. Christian Hammer within the coming months
FOLLOWING scorching on the heels of DAZN asserting their subscription worth enhance is information, long-awaited at that, of Sky Sports activities’ boxing schedule and roster of boxers for what stays of 2021.
Each schedule and roster owe to the offers Sky Sports activities have struck with promotional outfits Boxxer and High Rank and these offers now make Sky Sports activities the one place the place boxing followers will be capable of watch High Rank occasions within the UK. To place it one other method, this offers followers British entry to world-class fighters like Terence Crawford, Vasiliy Lomachenko, Teófimo López, Naoya Inoue, Jamel Herring and Shakur Stevenson.
Nearer to residence, and kicking off the schedule on October 2, is an occasion at Wembley’s SSE Area headlined by Chris Eubank Jnr and Sven Elbir, which incorporates, on its undercard, a greater combat between European welterweight champion David Avanesyan and Britain’s Liam Taylor, plus the return of Richard Riakporhe.
What follows that on October 16 is a card topped by a heavyweight combat between Hughie Fury and Christian Hammer, on the undercard of which Savannah Marshall and Lewis Ritson will each additionally see motion.
Then, on December 18 in Glasgow, Scotland, undisputed super-lightweight champion Josh Taylor will defend his crown towards England’s Jack Catterall, in what’s Taylor’s first combat since outclassing Jose Ramirez to win all 4 super-lightweight belts in Might.
Lastly, Sky Sports activities have additionally pressured the significance of the feminine fighters on their roster, paying particular consideration to High Rank’s Mikaela Mayer and Maiva Hamadouche, who quickly meet in a super-featherweight title unification, and Caroline Dubois, Savannah Marshall, and Claressa Shields, all of whom will seem on Sky Sports activities after signing agreements to combat on Boxxer reveals.
The Sky Sports activities Boxing schedule to this point:
eleventh September – FIGHT NIGHT INTERNATIONAL: Oscar Valdez vs. Robson Conceicao, WBC Tremendous-Featherweight Title
twenty fifth September – SKY SPORTS BOX OFFICE: Anthony Joshua vs. Oleksandr Usyk, IBF, WBA & WBO World Heavyweight Titles; Lawrence Okolie vs. Dilan Prasovic, WBO cruiserweight title
2nd October – FIGHT NIGHT: Chris Eubank Jr vs. Sven Elbir – 12 rounds, middleweight; David Avanesyan vs. Liam Taylor, European welterweight title; Richard Riakporhe vs. Krzysztof Twardowski, eight rounds, cruiserweight.
sixteenth October – FIGHT NIGHT: Savannah Marshall vs. Lolita Muzeya, WBO middleweight title; Hughie Fury vs. Christian Hammer, 12 rounds, heavyweight.
twenty fourth October – FIGHT NIGHT INTERNATIONAL: Jamel Herring vs. Shakur Stevenson, WBO super-featherweight title.
sixth November – BOXXER TOURNAMENT
18th December – FIGHT NIGHT: Josh Taylor vs. Jack Catterall, undisputed world super-lightweight title.
Beginning checklist of BOXXER fighters embody:
Heavyweight – Hughie Fury
Heavyweight – Steve Robinson
Heavyweight – Nick Campbell
Cruiserweight – Richard Riakporhe
Cruiserweight – Mikael Lawal
Cruiserweight – Scott Forrest
Tremendous-Middleweight – Germaine Brown
Middleweight – Chris Eubank Jr.
Middleweight – Brad Rea
Tremendous-Welterweight – Joe Pigford
Light-weight – Adam Azim
Welterweight – Hassan Azim
Tremendous-Light-weight – Lewis Ritson
Middleweight – Mark Dickinson
Middleweight – Savannah Marshall
Tremendous-Welterweight – Georgia O’Connor
Light-weight – Caroline Dubois
Middleweight – Claressa Shields
Welterweight – April Hunter
Bantamweight – Ebonie Jones
High Rank fighters embody:
Undisputed Tremendous-Light-weight Champion – Josh Taylor
Tremendous-Featherweight – Oscar Valdez
Tremendous-Featherweight – Jamel Herring
Tremendous-Featherweight – Shakur Stevenson
Undisputed Light-weight Champion – Teófimo López
Welterweight – Terence Crawford
Light-weight – Vasiliy Lomachenko
Mild-Heavyweight – Joe Smith Jr.
Tremendous-Featherweight – Mikaela Mayer
WBC/IBF Mild Heavyweight Champion – Artur Beterbiev
WBA/IBF Bantamweight Champion – Naoya Inoue
WBA Middleweight Champion – Ryota Murata