Boxing big fight dates, schedule & venues for 2017

Last Updated March 30 2017, 15:38

Heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua faces Wladimir Klitschko at Wembley next month - see our big fight diary!

We will also bring you previews, reports, betting analysis and reaction to all the big fights in the coming months.

Big boxing fights in April 2017 


1 - Dortmund, Germany: Marco Huck v Mairis Briedis (WBC interim/IBO world cruiserweight world title) 

4- Pennsylvania, USA: Edner Cherry v Omar Douglas

8 - Manchester, Britain:  Terry Flanaghan v Petr Petrov (WBO world lightweight title), Liam Smith v Liam Williams (Interim WBO world super-welterweight title), Jack Catterall v Martin Gethin (WBO intercontinental super-lightweight tite), Zolani Tete v Arthur Villanueva (WBO world bantamweight title final eliminator), Nicola Adams v TBC, Paul Butler v TBC, Daniel Dubois v David Howe, Jimmy Kelly v Rick Godding, James Metcalf v Mark Thompson, Steven Lewis v Andy Keates plus Zelfa Barrett, Mark Heffron, Mason Cartwright, Jordan Thompson and Anthony Leak

Maryland, USA: Vasyl Lomachenko v Jason Sosa (WBO world super-featherweight title), Oleksandr Usyk v Michael Hunter (WBO world cruiserweight title) 

9 - Osaka, Japan: Nehomar Cermeno v Shun Kubo (WBA world super-bantamweight title)

14 - Maryland, USA: Dmitry Bivol v Samuel Clarkson (interim WBA world light-heavyweight title)

15 - Glasgow, Britain: Ricky Burns v Julius Indongo (WBA/IBF/IBO world super-lightweight titles), Charlie Edwards v Iain Butcher (vacant British super-flyweight title), Charlie Flynn v Ryan Collins (vacant Celtic lightweight title), Scott Cardle v Robbie Barrett (British lightweight title), Callum Johnson v Schiller Hyppolite (Commonwealth light-heavyweight title) plus Willie Limond, Lawrence Okolie, Felix Cash, Joe Ham and Josh Kelly 

22 - Leicester, Britain: Tommy Langford v  Avtandil Khurtsidze  (WBO interim world middleweight title), Tyrone Nurse v Joe Hughes (British super-lightweight title), Vijender Singh v TBC, Jahmane Smyle v Darryll Williams (English super-middleweight title), Leon Woodstock v Paul Holt (vacant Midlands area super-featherweight title)

Liverpool, Britain: Martin Murray v Gabriel Rosado, Rocky Fielding v John Ryder (vacant British super-middleweight title), Sean Dodd v TBC (WBC international lightweight title), Tom Farrell v Tommy Carus (WBA international super-lightweight title) plus Stephen Smith, Scott Fitzgerald, Paul Economides and Craig Glover

Germany: Robin Krasniqi v Arthur Abraham

California, USA: Gilberto Ramirez v Max Bursak (WBO world super-middleweight title), Oscar Valdez v Miguel Marriaga (WBO world featherweight title), Jessie Magdaleno v Adeilson Dos Santos (WBO world super-bantamweight title)

Brooklyn, USA: Shawn Porter v Andre Berto (WBC world welterweight title eliminator), Jermell Charlo v Charles Hatley (WBC world super-welterweight title) 

23 - Osaka, Japan: Marlon Tapales v Shohei Omori (WBO world bantamweight title) 

28 - Sheffield, Britain: Sam Sheedy v Abolaji Rasheed (vacant Commonwealth middleweight title)

29 - Wembley, Britain: Anthony Joshua v Wladimir Klitschko (IBF world heavyweight title/vacant WBA/IBO titles), Scott Quigg v Viorel Simion, Katie Taylor v TBC

New York, USA: Adonis Stevenson v Sean Monaghan (WBC world light-heavyweight title)  

Big boxing fights in May 2017  


5 - Ekaterinburg, Russia: Magomed Kurbanov v Shane Mosley (vacant WBO intercontinental super-welterweight title), Evgeny Gradovich v Hugo Berrio (WBA intercontinetal super-bantamweight title)

6 - Auckland, New Zealand: Joseph Parker v Hughie Fury (WBO world heavyweight title)

Las Vegas, USA: Saul Alvarez v Julio Cesar Chavez Jr, Lucas Matthysse v Emmanuel Taylor, David Lemieux v Marcos Reyes

Shiming Zou v TBC (WBO world flyweight title) 

13 - Birmingham, Britain: Kal Yafai v Suguru Muranaka  (WBA world super-flyweight title), Sam Eggington v Ceferino Rodriguez (European welterweight title), Frankie Gavin v Dave Ryan, Gamal Yafai v Sean Davis (WBC international super-bantamweight title), Ryan Kelly v Adam Harper (Midlands area middleweight title plus Jordan Clayton, Charlie Williams, Cori Gibbs and Lennox Clarke

Leeds, Britain: Josh Warrington v Kiko Martinez (WBA international featherweight title), Nicola Adams v TBC, James 'Jazza' Dickens v Thomas Patrick Ward (British super-bantamweight title), Tyrone Nurse v TBC, Josh Leather v Phillip Sutcliffe Jr (vacant IBF intercontinental super-lightweight title), Darren Tetley v Luke Keleher, Thomas Kindon v TBC, Zak Chelli v Keiron Gray, Kalam Leather v Dan Carr, Joe Maphosa v Gary Reeve 

20 - London, Britain: Gervonta Davis v Liam Walsh (IBF world super-featherweight title), Bradley Skeete v Shayne Singleton (British welterweight title), Ryan Walsh v Marco McCullough (British featherweight title) plus Mitchell Smith, Joe Pigford, Boy Jones, Anthony Yarde, Daniel Dubois, Sammy McNess, Lerrone Richards, Lucien Reid, Archie Sharp, Sanjeev Sohota, Billy Long, Ben Smith and Sunny Edwards

New York, USA: Terence Crawford v Felix Diaz (WBC/WBO world super-lightweight titles); Gary Cornish v Sam Sexton (vacant British heavyweight title)

27 – Kell Brook v Errol Spence Jr (IBF world welterweight title); Gary Russell Jr v Oscar Escandon (WBC world featherweight title); Robert Helenius v Dereck Chisora ( WBC Silver world heavyweight title)   

Big boxing fights in June 2017  


3 - Shannon Briggs v Fres Oquendo (vacant WBA 'regular' world heavyweight title)

24 - Kris George v Larry Ekundayo (Commonwealth welterweight title)  

More big fight nights will be announced in due course...

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