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Upcoming fight schedule

Originally Published: August 21, 2014
By Dan Rafael | ESPN.com


AUGUST

Aug. 22

At Temecula, Calif. (ESPN2/ESPN Deportes): "Friday Night Fights" season finale, Austin Trout vs. Daniel Dawson, 12 rounds, junior middleweights; Erick Bone vs. Mahonri Montes, 10 rounds, welterweights; Michael Hunter vs. Harvey Jolly, 6 rounds, heavyweights; Javontae Starks vs. Arturo Urena, 8 rounds, junior middleweights; Jessie Roman vs. Joaquin Chavez, 8 rounds, welterweights; Joshua Conley vs. Antonio Urista, 6 rounds, junior middleweights; Danny Kelly vs. Avery Gibson, 6 rounds, heavyweights; Ahmed Elbiali vs. Dwaye Williams, 6 rounds, light heavyweights; Maurice Lee vs. Mario Aguirre, 4 rounds, lightweights; Thomas Hill vs. Enrique Montes, 4 rounds, junior middleweights; Kyrone Davis vs. John Worthy, 4 rounds, middleweights; Kareem Martin vs. Taif Harris, 4 rounds, welterweights; Juan Funez vs. Fernando Fuentes, 4 rounds, featherweights

At Fairfield, Calif. (Fox Sports 1/Fox Deportes): Manuel Avila vs. Sergio Frias, 10 rounds, junior featherweights; Gerald Washington vs. Nagy Aguilera, 8 rounds, heavyweights; Guy Robb vs. Ronell Green, 8 rounds, featherweights; Andy Vences vs. Cesar Martinez, 6 rounds, lightweights; Joel Siapano vs. Jesus Sanchez, 4 rounds, junior middleweights; Ryan Bourland vs. Phillip Smith, 4 rounds, cruiserweights; Chris Bautista vs. Percy Peterson, 4 round, junior welterweights; Mauricio Zavaleta vs. William Walters, 4 rounds, middleweights; Manny Robles Jr. vs. Sergio Najera, 4 rounds, featherweights

At Corona, Calif.: Luis Solis vs. Miguel Angel Huerta, 8 rounds, junior welterweights; Sindy Amador vs. Anahi Torres, 8 rounds, junior flyweights; Juan Reyes vs. Victor Capaceta, 6 rounds, featherweights; Isaac Zarate vs. Guadalupe Barrera, 6 rounds, junior featherweights; Cesar Villarraga vs. Luis Cervantes, 6 rounds, lightweights; Danny Ramirez vs. TBA, 4 rounds, junior welterweights; Andres Fabian Figueroa vs. Luis Silva, 4 rounds, lightweights

At Fort Worth, Texas: Maurice Hooker vs. Carlos Valenzuela, 6 rounds, junior welterweights; Samuel Clarkson vs. William Johnson, 6 rounds, junior middleweights; Jasmine Clarkson vs. Raquel Vidal, 4 rounds, female featherweights; Jonathan Steele vs. Jonathan O'Neal, 4 rounds, welterweights; Jay Williams vs. Clarence Joseph, 4 rounds, super middleweight; DeAnthony Bonner vs. Clifton Thames, 4 rounds, lightweights; Ernesto Delgadillo vs. Jermichael Neal, 4 rounds, bantamweights; Ruann Visser vs. Eric Lindsey, 4 rounds, heavyweights

Aug. 23

At Tecate, Mexico (beIn Sports Espanol): Antonio DeMarco vs. Lanardo Tyner, 10 rounds, junior welterweights; Edivaldo Ortega vs. Rey Perez, 10 rounds, junior featherweights; Rafael Guzman vs. Sergio Ortega, 8 rounds, junior welterweights

At Winston-Salem, N.C.: Shannon Briggs vs. Cory Phelps, 10 rounds, heavyweights

At Chicago: Donovan George vs. Dyah Davis, 12 rounds, super middleweights; Frankie Scalise vs. Antoine Knight, 4 rounds, lightweights; Mike Jimenez vs. Maxell Taylor, 6 rounds, super middleweights; Fidel Navarett vs. Sergio Montes de Oca, rematch, 6 rounds, junior lightweights; Nick Ramirez vs. Roy Navarro, rematch, 6 rounds, junior welterweights; Genaro Mendez vs. Alfred Hall, 4 rounds, welterweights; Will Cox vs. Quintez Bozell, 4 rounds, welterweights; Mike Reid vs. Norman McGinn, 4 rounds, light heavyweights

At Atlantic City, N.J. (gfl.tv): Mike Jones vs. Jaime Herrera, 10 rounds, welterweights; Thomas LaManna vs. Jamaal Davis, 8 rounds, middleweights; Marvin Johnson vs. Omar Curry, 4 rounds, lightweights; Marquise Pierce vs. Anthony Caramanno, 4 rounds, junior featherweights; Carlos Rosario vs. Grashino Yancy, 4 rounds, junior lightweights; Ismael Garcia vs. Gilberto Alex Sanchez, 6 rounds, junior middleweights; Nick Valliere vs. Greg Thomas, 4 rounds, welterweights; Joe Cusumano vs. Randy Easton, 4 rounds, heavyweights

At Panama City, Panama: Luis Concepcion vs. Duvan Hernandez, 12 rounds, junior bantamweights; Leroy Estrada vs. Carlos Ortega, 12 rounds, strawweights

Aug. 26

At Shanghai, China: Randy Petalcorin vs. Walter Tello, 12 rouds, for vacant WBA interim junior flyweight title; Ik Yang vs. Sukkasem Kietyongyuth, 10 rounds, junior welterweights; Phompetch Twin Gym vs. Halimubieke, 6 rounds, lightweights; Zhou Yun Fei vs. Marcos Amado, 6 rounds, super middleweights; Qu Peng vs. Marlon Alta, 4 rounds, light heavyweights; Xu Que vs. Liu Yongcai, 4 rounds, featherweights; Ma Yi Ming vs. Morakote Patanakan Gym, 6 rounds, flyweights

Aug. 29

At Ischia, Italy: Samuele Esposito vs. Christophe Sebire, 12 rounds, junior welterweights

Aug. 30

At Las Vegas (Showtime): J'Leon Love vs. Rogelio Medina, 12 rounds, super middleweights; Badou Jack vs. Jason Escalera, 10 rounds, super middleweights; Ronald Gavril vs. Thomas Falowo, 8 rounds, super middleweights

At Cancun, Mexico (Fox Deportes): Pablo Cesar Cano vs. Juan Pablo Lopez, 10 rounds, junior welterweights; Jeffrey Fontanez vs. Gilberto Gonzalez, 10 rounds, lightweights; Roberto Manzanarez vs. Ricardo Castillo, 10 rounds, lightweights; Edgar Jimenez vs. Alexander Cazares, 10 rounds, bantamweights; Adan Mares vs. Alfonso Torres, 8 rounds, junior lightweights; Miguel Angel Gonzalez vs. Carlos Rodriguez, 8 rounds, junior lightweights; Cesar Gandara vs. Ismael Garnica, 10 rounds, flyweights; Armando Santos vs. Javier Franco, 10 rounds, junior bantamweights; Will Tomlinson vs. Alberto Cupido, 8 rounds, lightweights

At Halle/Westphalia, Germany: Marco Huck vs. Mirko Larghetti, 12 rounds, for Huck's WBO cruiserweight title; Enrico Kölling vs. Giuseppe Brischetto, 12 rounds, light heavyweights; Vincent Feigenbutz vs. Slavisa Simeunovic, 12 rounds, super middleweights; Denis Boytsov vs. Timur Musafarov, 8 rounds, heavyweights; Murat Gassiev vs. Leon Harth, 10 rounds, cruiserweights; Otto Wallin vs. Maksym Pediura, 6 rounds, cruiserweights; Besar Nimani vs. Ferenc Albert, 8 rounds, junior middleweights; Leonie Giebel vs. Daniela Graf, 8 rounds, junior lightweights

At Hermosillo, Mexico: David Sanchez vs. Anuar Salas, 12 rounds, for Sanchez's WBA interim junior bantamweight title; Hernan "Tyson" Marquez vs. TBA, 10 rounds, junior bantamweights

At Maracay, Venezuela: Yonfrez Parejo vs. Luis Hinojosa, 12 rounds, for vacant WBA interim bantamweight title

SEPTEMBER

Sept. 5

At Tokyo: Akira Yaegashi vs. Roman Gonzalez, 12 rounds, for Yaegashi's WBC flyweight title; Naoya Inoue vs. Samartlek Kokietgym, 12 rounds, for Inoue's WBC junior flyweight title; Ryota Murata vs. Adrian Luna, 10 rounds, middleweights

At Dubai: Arthur Villanueva vs. Henry Maldonado, 12 rounds, junior bantamweights

Sept. 6

At Cincinnati (Showtime): Adrien Broner vs. Emanuel Taylor, 12 rounds, junior welterweights; Lucas Matthysse vs. Roberto Ortiz, 10 rounds, junior welterweights; Andre Berto vs. Steve Upsher Chambers, 10 rounds, welterweights; Mike Perez vs. TBA, 10 rounds, junior welterweights; Rau'Shee Warren vs. TBA, 10 rounds, bantamweights; Robert Easter Jr. vs. TBA, 10 rounds, lightweights; Jamel Herring vs. TBA, 8 rounds, lightweights

At Laredo, Texas (UniMas): Juan Diaz vs. Carlos Cardenas, 10 rounds, lightweights; Brad Solomon vs. Freddy Hernandez, 10 rounds, welterweights; Alex Saucedo vs. Justin Jones, 6 rounds, welterweights; Egor Mekhontsev vs. TBA, 6 or 8 rounds, light heavyweights; Casey Ramos vs. Angel Hernandez, 6 rounds, lightweights; Ivan Najera vs. TBA, 8 rounds, lightweights

At Hamburg, Germany: Wladimir Klitschko vs. Kubrat Pulev, 12 rounds, for Klitschko's lineal/IBF/WBO/WBA heavyweight title

At Mexico City: Juan Francisco Estrada vs. Giovani Segura, 12 rounds, for Estrada's WBO/WBA flyweight title; Alicia Ashley vs. Jackie Nava, 10 rounds, female junior featherweights

At Belfast, Northern Ireland: Kiko Martinez vs. Carl Frampton, rematch, 12 rounds, for Martinez's IBF junior featherweight title; Eamonn O'Kane vs. Virgilijus Stapulionis, 12 rounds, middleweights; Jamie Conlan vs. Daryl Basadre, 10 rounds, junior bantamweights; Marc McCullough vs. Dmitry Kirillov, 10 rounds, featherweights; Conrad Cummings vs. Robert Talarek, 6 rounds, middleweights

Sept. 10

At Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand: Amnat Ruenroeng vs. McWilliams Arroyo, 12 rounds, for Ruenroeng's IBF flyweight title

Sept. 11

At Las Vegas (Fox Sports 1/Fox Deportes): Luis Ortiz vs. Lateef Kayode, 12 rounds, for vacant WBA interim heavyweight title; Jesus Cuellar vs. Juan Manuel Lopez, 12 rounds, for Cuellar's WBA interim featherweight title

Sept. 12

At Lincoln, R.I.: Rich Gingras vs. Joey McCreedy, 10 rounds, light heavyweights; Khiary Gray-Pitts vs. TBA, 4 rounds, junior middleweights; Ray Oliveira Jr. vs. TBA, 4 rounds, junior middleweight; Scott Sullivan vs. TBA, 4 rounds, lightweights; Shelito Vincent vs. TBA, 8 rounds, female junior featherweights; Nick DeLomba vs. TBA, 4 rounds, welterweights; Antonio Mignella vs. TBA, 4 rounds, cruiserweights; Zack Christy vs. TBA, 4 rounds, super middleweights

Sept. 13

At TBA (Showtime PPV): Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs. Marcos Maidana, rematch, 12 rounds, for Mayweather's WBC/WBA welterweight title; Leo Santa Cruz vs. Manuel Roman, 12 rounds, for Santa Cruz's WBC junior featherweight title; Miguel Vazquez vs. Mickey Bey, 12 rounds, for Vazquez's IBF lightweight title; Alfredo Angulo vs. James De La Rosa, 10 rounds, middleweights; John Molina Jr. vs. Humberto Soto, 10 rounds, junior welterweights

At Manchester, England: Scott Quigg vs. Paulus Ambunda, for Quigg's WBA "regular" junior featherweight title; Anthony Crolla vs. Gamaliel Diaz, 12 rounds, lightweights; Anthony Joshua vs. TBA, 8 rounds, heavyweights; Scotty Cardle vs. Kirk Goddings, 10 rounds, lightweights; Sam Eggington vs. Denton Vassell, 10 rounds, welterweights

At TBA, Mexico: Omar Chavez vs. Ramon Alvarez, 10 or 12 rounds, junior middleweights

Sept. 16

At Tokyo: Kazuto Ioka vs. Paul Carrillo, 10 rounds, flyweights; Ryo Miyazaki vs. Ichal Tobida, 8 rounds, junior flyweights

Sept. 19

At Huntington, N.Y.: Cletus Seldin vs. Ramesis Gil, 10 rounds, junior welterweights; Alan Gotay vs. Hector Marengo, 8 rounds, lightweights; Anthony Karperis vs. Jose Valderamma, 6 rounds, junior welterweights; Issouf Kinda vs. Zack Ramsey, 8 rounds, junior welterweights; Constantin Bejenaru vs. Tyabb Beale, 6 rounds, heavyweights; John Gonzalez vs. TBA, 6 rounds, lightweights

At Philadelphia: Joey Dawejko vs. TBA, 8 rounds, heavyweights; Anthony Burgin vs. TBA, 6 rounds, lightweights; Fred Jenkins Jr. vs. TBA, 6 rounds, super middleweights; Gerald Smith vs. David Gonzales, 6 rounds, junior welterweights; Nathaniel Rivas vs. TBA, 4 rounds, welterweights; Johnson Jajoute vs. Adrian Wilson, 4 rounds, junior middleweights

Sept. 20

At Mashantucket, Conn. (NBC): Thabiso Mchunu vs. Garrett Wilson, 10 rounds, cruiserweights

At Phoenix (UniMas): Andy Ruiz vs. Sergei Liakhovich, 10 rounds, heavyweights

At Ciudad Obregon, Mexico: Orlando Salido vs. Terdsak Kokietgym, 12 rounds, for vacant WBO interim junior lightweight titleJavier Mendoza vs. Ramon Garcia Hirales, 12 rounds, for vacant IBF junior flyweight title

At London: George Groves vs. Christopher Rebrasse, 12 rounds, WBC super middleweight eliminator/for Rebrasse's European title

At Sheffield, England: Kid Galahad vs. Tyson Cave, 12 rounds, for Galahad's Commonwealth junior featherweight title

At London: Bradley Skeete vs. TBA, 12 rounds, welterweights; Frank Buglioni vs. TBA, 10 rounds, super middleweights; Georgie Kean vs. TBA, 4 rounds, junior middleweights; Tom Baker vs. TBA, 6 rounds, super middleweights; Gary Corcoran vs. TBA, 8 rounds, junior middleweights

At TBA, Mexico: Carlos Cuadras vs. Sonny Boy Jaro, 12 rounds, for Cuadras' WBC junior bantamweight title

At New York: Frank Galarza vs. TBA, 10 rounds, junior middleweights; Danny Aquino vs. TBA, 6 rounds, junior featherweights; Angel Garcia vs. Trevis Hall, 6 rounds, junior lightweights; Allan Phelan vs. Francisco Arellano, 6 rounds, featherweights; Chris Galeano vs. TBA, 6 rounds, middleweights; Danny Valle vs. TBA, 4 rounds, junior lightweights; Devaun Lee vs. TBA, 4 rounds, super middleweights; Jordan Rodriguez vs. Angel Siguenza, 4 rounds, bantamweights

Sept. 26

At Mesquite, Texas (Fox Sports 1/Fox Deportes): Anselmo Moreno vs. Juan Carlos Payano, 12 rounds, for Moreno's WBA "super" bantamweight title

Sept. 27

At Kiel, Germany: Arthur Abraham vs. Paul Smith, 12 rounds, for Abraham's WBO super middleweight title

At Moscow: Krzystof Wlodarczyk vs. Grigory Drozd, 12 rounds, for Wlodarczyk's WBC cruiserweight title; Denis Lebedev vs. Pawel Kolodziej, 12 rounds for Lebedev's WBA cruiserweight title

At Washington, D.C.: Dusty Hernandez-Harrison vs. TBA, 10 rounds, welterweights

Sept. 29

At Hidalgo, Texas (Fox Sports 1/Fox Deportes): Antonio Tarver vs. Johnathon Banks, 10 or 12 rounds, heavyweights; Antonio Tarver Jr. vs. TBA, 4 rounds, junior middleweights

OCTOBER

Oct. 1

At Santa Monica, Calif. (ESPN2/ESPN Deportes): Curtis Stevens vs. Hassan N'Dam, 12 rounds, IBF middleweight eliminator

Oct. 4

At Mashantucket, Conn. (Showtime): Rances Barthelemy vs. Fernando Saucedo, 12 rounds, for Barthelemy's IBF junior lightweight title

At Orlando, Florida (UniMas): "Solo Boxeo Tecate"

At Valley Forge, Pa.: Frankie De Alba vs. TBA, 8 rounds, junior lightweights; Naim Nelson vs. Ryan Belasco, 8 rounds, junior welterweights; Maurice Byarm vs. Mark Rideout, 6 rounds, heavyweights; Christian Molina vs. Josue Rivera, 4 rounds, welterweights; Anthony Prescott vs. Shawn Sutton, 4 rounds, junior middleweights; Travis Thompson vs. Benjamin Burgos, 4 rounds, lightweights; Sultahn Staton vs. TBA, 4 rounds, lightweights

At Nuevo Leon, Mexico: Celestino Caballero vs. Adrian Estrella, 12 rounds, junior lightweights

At Leeds, England: Josh Warrington vs. TBA, 12 rounds, featherweights; Jamie McDonnell vs. TBA, 12 rounds, for McDonnell's WBA "regular" bantamweight title

At Greenhithe, England: MaxiNutrition Knockout tournament final: Bob Ajisafe vs. Travis Dickinson, 12 rounds, light heavyweights

Oct. 8

At TBA (ESPN2/ESPN Deportes): Sam Soliman vs. Jermain Taylor, 12 rounds, for Soliman's IBF middleweight title

Oct. 10

At Calais, France: Roman Jacob vs. Devis Boschiero, rematch, 12 rounds, for Jacob's European junior lightweight title

Oct. 11

At Cancun, Mexico: Carlos Molina vs. Cornelius "K9" Bundrage, 12 rounds, for Molina's IBF junior middleweight title

At London: James DeGale vs. TBA, 12 rounds, super middleweights; Lee Selby vs. Joel Brunker, 12 rounds. IBF featherweight eliminator; Kevin Mitchell vs. TBA, 12 rounds, lightweights; Anthony Joshua vs. TBA, 8 rounds, heavyweights

Oct. 18

At Carson, Calif. (HBO): Gennady Golovkin vs. Marco Antonio Rubio, 12 rounds, for Golovkin's WBA middleweight "super" title

Oct. 24

At Moscow: Carlos Takam vs. Alexander Povetkin, 12 rounds, heavyweights

At Somerset, N.J.: Antoine Douglas vs. TBA, 8 rounds, super middleweights; Jorge Diaz vs. TBA, 8 rounds, featherweights; John Magda vs. TBA, 6 rounds, super middleweights; Wanzell Ellison vs. TBA, 6 rounds, lightweights; Bienvenido Diaz vs. TBA, 4 rounds, lightweights; Glenn Dezurn vs. TBA, 4 rounds, featherweights; Anthony Cintron vs. TBA, 4 rounds, featherweights

Oct. 25

At Fresno, Calif. (UniMas): Jose Ramirez vs. TBA, 8 rounds, junior welterweights

At Hull, England: Luke Campbell vs. TBA, 8 rounds, lightweights; Tommy Coyle vs. TBA, 12 rounds, lightweights

At Monte Carlo: Martin Murray vs. Domenico Spada, 12 rounds, middleweights; Randy Caballero vs. Stuart Hall, 12 rounds, for vacant IBF bantamweight title; Hekkie Budler vs. Xiong Zhao Zhong, 12 rounds, for Budler's WBA strawweight title

At Liverpool, England: Paul Butler vs. TBA, 12 rounds, junior bantamweights; Liam Smith vs. Navid Mansouri, 12 rounds, for Smith's British junior middleweight title; Derry Mathews vs. TBA, 12 rounds, lightweights; Terry Flanagan vs. TBA, 12 rounds, for Flanagan's British lightweight title; Valery Yanchy vs. Kevin Satchell, 12 rounds, for Yanchy's European flyweight title; Chris Eubank Jr. vs. TBA, 8 rounds, middleweights; Tom Stalker vs. Chris Jenkins, 10 rounds, lightweights; Jack Catterall vs. TBA, 8 rounds, junior welterweights; Michael Gomez Jr. vs. TBA, 4 rounds, featherweights; Matty Fagan vs. TBA, 6 rounds, lightweights

Oct. 31

At Toowoomba, Australia: Jack Asis vs. Isais Santos Sampaio, 10 rounds, junior lightweights; Kris George vs. Fernando Ferreira Da Silva, 10 rounds, junior welterweights; Brayd Smith vs. TBA, 8 rounds, featherweights; Darren Askew vs. TBA, 6 rounds, lightweights

NOVEMBER

Nov. 1

At TBA (HBO): Bernard Hopkins vs. Sergey Kovalev, 12 rounds, IBF/WBA/WBO light heavyweight unification

At Chicago: Tomoki Kameda vs. Alejandro Hernandez, 12 rounds, for Kameda's WBO bantamweight title

Nov. 8

At TBA: Peter Quillin vs. Matt Korobov, 12 rounds, for Quillin's WBO middleweight title

Nov. 22

At Macau (HBO PPV): Manny Pacquiao vs. Chris Algieri, 12 rounds, for Pacquiao's WBO welterweight title

At London: Tyson Fury vs. Dereck Chisora, rematch, 12 rounds, WBO heavyweight eliminator/for Chisora's European title

DECEMBER

Dec. 6

At Sheffield, England: Kell Brook vs. TBA, 12 rounds, for Brook's IBF welterweight title

Dec. 13

At New York (HBO PPV): Miguel Cotto vs. TBA, 12 rounds, for Cotto's lineal/WBC middleweight title