May 24, 2024

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Boxing continues to deliver some massive moments and fights in 2022. After a strong start to the year, things have dramatically picked up over the spring and now the sport heads into a long stretch loaded with big fights nearly every week.

The year has already seen major moments like Errol Spence Jr. dominating Yordenis Ugas to unify three of boxing’s four world championships at welterweight. Tyson Fury also recently returned to the ring for what may be the last time as he knocked out Dillian Whyte in London.

The biggest of all, however, may have come in May when Canelo Alvarez failed in his bid to become WBA light heavyweight champion against Dmitry Bivol. The undisputed super middleweight champion was unable to present much of a challenge to the Russian titleholder as he landed a career low in punches over 12 rounds. Alvarez will look to bounce back on Sept. 17 when he defends his undisputed super middleweight titles against longtime rival Gennadiy Golovkin.

Plus, Oleksandr Usyk reminded of his greatness again with another decision win over Anthony Joshua to retain the unified heavyweight crown. The Ukrainian now has his sights set on achieving undisputed status with a mammoth matchup against Tyson Fury.

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Now, all eyes head back stateside as things head to Los Angeles for a special Sunday night PPV between heavyweights Andy Ruiz Jr. and Luis Ortiz on Sept. 4. Ruiz is coming off a win over Chris Arreola in May 2021 while Ortiz has won two in a row since losing to Deontay Wilder a second time.

Below is a running list of boxing main events for 2022.

Note: This will be updated constantly with changes and additions.

Aug. 27 Tulsa, Oklahoma Jose Pedraza vs. Richard Commey Junior welterweights ESPN/ESPN+
Sept. 4 Los Angeles Andy Ruiz Jr. vs. Luis Ortiz Heavyweights FOX PPV
Sept. 8 San Jose, Costa Rica Yokasta Valle (c) vs. Thi Thu Nhi Nguyen (c) WBO, IBF minimumweight titles DAZN
Sept. 10 London Claressa Shields (c) vs. Savannah Marshall (c) Undisputed super middleweight title ESPN
Sept. 17 Las Vegas Canelo Alvarez (c) vs. Gennadiy Golovkin Undisputed super middleweight titles DAZN PPV
Sept. 23 Newark, New Jersey Shakur Stevenson (c) vs. Robson Conceicao WBC, WBO featherweight titles ESPN
Oct. 8 London Conor Benn vs. Chris Eubank Jr. 157-pound catchweight DAZN
Oct. 16 Melbourne, Australia Devin Haney (c) vs. George Kambosos Jr.  Undisputed lightweight titles ESPN/ESPN+
Oct. 29 Las Vegas Vasiliy Lomachenko Jamaine Ortiz Lightweights ESPN+
Nov. 5 United Arab Emirates Dmitry Bivol (c) vs. Gilberto Ramirez WBA light heavyweight title DAZN

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