2021 was the year of boxing’s recovery after the dark phase of the coronavirus was shaken, which forced the suspension of many fights and rendered the majority of boxers inactive.
But this is the past water and the episodes are back to show great heroes. All this season, 12 ropes fans have been enjoying Saul Canillo Alvarez on two occasions; the return of Andy Ruiz and other dignitaries, such as Anthony Joshua; Oleksandr Usyk’s breakup. And the return and retirement of Manny Pacquiao.
Battles that are already history and that fuel the program that will come until the end of 2021. Until then, a new battle with Canelo has been scheduled; heavyweight duel between Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder; Mexicans Emmanuel Navarrete, Esteban Bermúdez and Jaime Mongoya performed; The return of Mickey Garcia; And the promising Edgar Berlanga, among many interesting fights.
To open your mouth, on Saturday 9 October, the third heavyweight fight between Englishman Tyson will be held. gypsy king Fury, World Boxing Council (WBC) champion, and American Deontay Bronze detonator Wilder, the former king of this class.
The fight will be at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas and collect all the great incentives for the heavyweights, after it was put off by Fury’s COVID-19 positive.
“Make no mistake, I will come back and I will be better than ever. We will fight on October 9 and I will drive him out!”, the Englishman warned through the company page top rank Who organizes the fight?
Fury and Wilder meet for a third time, the first contested in 2018 ending without a fight, and the second, in February 2020, which ended with England’s knockout victory, a fight that grossed nearly $17 million at the box office, the Nevada State record in a heavyweight title match.
The winner of this fight will have the free way to face Ukrainian Oleksandr Usyk, who on September 25 surprisingly defeated Briton Anthony Joshua, who until that day was the holder of the belts of the World Boxing Federation (WBA), World Boxing Organization (WBO) and International Federation (IBF).
The 32-year-old Fury is undefeated with a record 30 wins (21 by knockout) and a draw, while Wilder, who is three years older than him, has a 42-win card (41 by knockout), a blank and a loss.
On the same evening in Las Vegas, promising undefeated Puerto Rican boxer Edgar Berlanga will once again wear the middleweight gloves to face Argentine Marcelo Esteban Cuqueres for the North American Boxing Organization’s regional title. (NABO), a subsidiary of the World Boxing Organization.
Brooklyn-born Berlanga, 24, who has played 17 fights, all of them victories and 16 of them by knockout, is one of the great sensations of current boxing, and he is on his way to becoming world champion. “When I focus, I’m dangerous,” he warns on his Twitter account.
Six days later, on Friday, October 15, Mexican WBO featherweight champion Emmanuel Navarrete is scheduled to fight American Joet González, in San Diego, California.
One of the great fights that encouraged the fans was the return to the ring of undefeated champion Teófimo López (16 wins, 12 knockouts), a Honduran American, holder of all four belts (WBC, IBF, WBA, WBO) from the lightweight division, who defended his crowns on Saturday, October 16 in Brooklyn against Australian George Camposos Jr. In the end, the fight was suspended due to inconsistencies between the boxers and the promoters of the fight.
By October 16, American four-time world champion Mickey Garcia is expected to return to Spain’s Sandor Martin, in Fresno, California, for the welterweight title.
Garcia, 33, has not fought since February 20, 2020 when he defeated Jesse Vargas and has a record 40 wins and one loss against Errol Spence Jr., in March 2019, in his bid for the FIB world belt.
On the same evening, Mexican Esteban Bermúdez, world regular flyweight champion, will defend his reign against American Jesse Rodriguez.
Canelo went for the nickname he lacked
All this as a prelude to the big boxing event, the fight between Mexican Saúl Canillo Alvarez and American Factory Caleb, in order to unite all the super middleweight titles.
The fight, scheduled for November 6 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, had already reached a fever pitch due to the behavior of both fighters in the fight show, where the boxers had to be separated after exchanging criticism and insults. Throw a punch in the air every now and then.
The Mexican boasted to his opponent, “You’re not at my level and you’ll see him on November 6th.” “Being the undisputed champion would be a great thing for my career,” said Canelo, who will fight for a third time in 2021.
For his part, Blunt expressed the importance of this appointment. “I have sacrificed so much for this sport and have done it for a long time. All this work is going to end in a moment. I want my name in those history books, and that is the only reason I am here.”
Canelo (56-1-2, 38 knockout), 31, would risk his WBA, WBC and WBO middleweight titles against Plante (21-0, knockout 12), 29, unbeaten IFAB champion . The winner will boast all four middleweight belts.
After the Canelo-Plant duel, the fight between Mexican Jaime Munguia, the WBO Intercontinental Middleweight Champion, and Puerto Rican Gabriel is scheduled to take place on Saturday, November 13, in Philadelphia. irrigation Rosado, two of the best fighters in this squad. The winner will have an open road to face American world champion Demetrius Andrade.
Another great date from American Terrence Crawford who will reveal his WBO world welterweight title on November 20 in Las Vegas, ahead of former champion Sean Porter, in a fight that raised many expectations in the United States.
Like the super-weight unification fight between Americans, WBC champion Brandon Figueroa, and Stephen Fulton Jr., the WBO belt monarch, scheduled for November 27 in Las Vegas.
Many great fights to end 2021, the year in which boxing reclaimed much of the landscape left by the knockout pandemic. Rang the bell!
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