Boxing fans, this is another action-packed weekend that you should not missed. Although the biggest fights will happen during the “ber-months”, that’s September and November wherein pound-for-pound kingpin Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Filipino boxing icon Manny Pacquiao fight different opponents, yet this weekend should not be overlooked.
Here are the boxing schedule for this weekend:
August 16, Friday
Andrzej Fonfara fights Gabriel Campillo, for 10 rounds of light heavyweights boxing and Artur Szpilka faces Mike Mollo, in a heavyweight rematch for 10 rounds at the U.S. Cellular Field, Chicago, IL for another edition of Friday Night Fights on ESPN2.
August 17, Saturday
HBO After Dark triple header, Daniel Geale battles Darren Barker, for 12 rounds in the middleweights, for Geale’s IBF title. Jhonatan Romero fights Kiko Martinez for super bantamweights supremacy for 12 rounds, for Romero’s IBF title and Thomas Dulorme squares off Frankie Figueroa, junior welterweights, 10 rounds at the Revel Resort, Atlantic City, NJ
Nathan Cleverly defends WBO title against Sergey Kovalev for 12 rounds light heavyweights showdown at Motorpoint Arena, Cardiff, Wales
FOX Sports Deportes
Cancun, Mexico Takashi Miura fights Sergio Thompson for 12 rounds super featherweights, for Miura’s WBC title and for women’s boxing Ana Julaton exchanges leather against Celina Salazar, for 10 rounds of featherweights action.