On May 1, there are several boxing matches scheduled to take place around the world. In the United States, the main event will be a welterweight bout between Manny Pacquiao and Keith Thurman. This match is scheduled to take place at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. Also on the card is a heavyweight bout between Luis Ortiz and Tony Thompson.
In England, there will be a junior welterweight clash between Jack Catterall and Tyrone Nurse. This fight is set to take place at the First Direct Arena in Leeds.
In Mexico, there are two notable fights scheduled. The first is a super welterweight bout between Canelo Alvarez and Daniel Jacobs. This fight is for the WBA (Regular) and IBF titles. The second is a bantamweight bout between Nordine Oubaali and Nonito Donaire. This fight is for the WBC title.
These are just some of the notable boxing matches taking place on May 1. For a full list of fights, please see below.
May 1 Boxing Schedule
1) Canelo Alvarez vs. Danny Jacobs – 12 rounds, middleweights
2) Anthony Joshua vs. Andy Ruiz Jr. – 12 rounds, IBF/WBA/WBO heavyweight title
3) TBA vs. TBA – 10 rounds, light heavyweights
4) TBA vs. TBA – 10 rounds, welterweights
5) Maurice Hooker vs. Mikkel LesPierre – 12 rounds, WBO junior welterweight title
The May 1 boxing schedule has some great fights lined up. One of the most highly anticipated match-ups is between Canelo Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin. This will be a rematch of their 2017 bout which resulted in a split decision draw. Canelo is the current WBA and WBC middleweight champion, while Golovkin is the IBF, IBO, and WBA middleweight champion. The winner of this bout will unify all four titles and become the Undisputed Middleweight Champion of the World. Another highly anticipated bout on the May 1 boxing schedule is between Manny Pacquiao and Adrien Broner. This will be a welterweight title fight, with Pacquiao looking to defend his WBA Regular welterweight title against Broner.