May 21st is shaping up to be a big day for boxing fans around the world. In the United States, boxing legend Floyd Mayweather Jr. will be facing off against YouTube star Logan Paul in an eight-round exhibition match. This match has been highly anticipated ever since it was first announced, and it is sure to be a must-see event.
Across the Atlantic, in the United Kingdom, there will be two title fights taking place on the same day. In the first fight, WBA Super-Middleweight champion Callum Smith will be putting his title on the line against mandatory challenger John Ryder. This is sure to be an exciting match-up between two of the best fighters in the division. In the second fight, WBO Middleweight champion Demetrius Andrade will also be defending his title against Liam Williams. This is another highly anticipated fight, as both men are considered to be among the best Middleweights in the world today.
So if you are a boxing fan, make sure to clear your schedule for May 21st! It is sure to be a day filled with exciting fights that you won’t want to miss.
May 21 Boxing Schedule
On 21 May, there are several upcoming fights that are scheduled. In the Lightweight division, there is a fight between Jorge Linares and Kevin Mitchell. This will be a 12-round bout for the vacant WBC Diamond Belt.
On May 21, 2018, Gervonta “Tank” Davis will face off against Liam Walsh in a 12-round bout for the IBF super featherweight world championship. The fight will take place at Copper Box Arena in London, England.
MainEventTV will televise three fights on Saturday, May 21, 2016. The first bout will begin at 8:00 p.m. (ET/PT). In the main event, WBC International Super Flyweight Champion Rey “Superman” Perez (18-4-1, 6 KOs), of the Philippines, will make the first defense of his title against former two-time world champion Edgar Sosa (52-9, 30 KOs), of Mexico City, Mexico. Sosa has won four in a row and eight of his last nine fights.
May 21 will be a big day for boxing, with three major fights taking place. In the first bout, middleweights Gennady Golovkin and Canelo Alvarez will meet for the highly anticipated rematch of their September 2017 fight, which resulted in a draw. Then, heavyweight champions Anthony Joshua and Deontay Wilder will face off in a title unification match. Finally, WBA light welterweight champion Kiryl Relikh will defend his title against Ukrainian boxer Viktor Postol.
Nothing is set in stone yet, but there are a few potential fights that could happen on May 21. The most likely scenario is a heavyweight bout between Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury, but there are also rumors of a welterweight fight between Errol Spence Jr. and Terence Crawford. We will have to wait and see what happens, but it should be an exciting night of boxing regardless!