This year 2020 started with a huge economic crisis with the COVID 19 Pandemic all over the world. The fight thirst for the boxing fans was at the top-notch, but the year did not disappoint them, it is bidding a farewell with many superheroes fights happened and yet to come down. The upcoming boxing fights in 2021 are listed down.
The Legendary Mike Tyson’s return to the ring is a huge feast for fans and the fights of Heavyweight Champion Anthony Joshua and four-division Champion Canelo are waiting to create craze among the fans. The year 2021 is also not a lazy one, going to stage the many fights which may write a new history in Boxing book. Here are some most anticipated and expected fights of the year 2021.
Floyd Mayweather vs Logan Paul
Only confirmed upcoming fight of the year 2021 is Floyd Mayweather vs Logan Paul, actually, this is not one of the usual boxing fights because Mayweather is the professional boxer who has been ruling the ring more or less for 2 decades. Logan Paul is the Youtuber who fought only once against KSI and ended with a drop there. The scheduled time for this match is February 22nd, 2021. This is a totally unsportsmanlike fight according to the many boxing fans.
“How Youtuber will compete with the high standard boxer?”
Paul may be considered as the debut boxer because he participated in only one professional match. The YouTube channel of Logan Paul is one of the most subscribed YouTube channels in the United States.
Mike Tyson vs Evander Holyfield
The most pugnacious fighter inside the ring in the late last century, Mike Tyson was back to ring this November 28 with the fight against Roy Jones Jr. The scale stands straight there, the match became a draw. About Tyson’s next fight, the unforgettable Tyson’s fight against Evander Holifield may happen again, this may become a trend next year. As noted the People’s want, recently Holifield also expressed his wish to fight Tyson again. He mentioned with the words,
“Let’s do it, baby, Simple as that, let’s do it”
Tyson signed 4 exhibition bouts this time and we can consider this as one. After the deadlock end of the previous bout with Roy Jones, Tyson said that he wanted to fight again to break the mystery of the winner. So, the huge Tyson’s era may shine as the Upcoming Boxing fights of 2021.
Tyson Fury vs Anthony Joshua
Fury was expected to have a fight in this year’s end with the German Agit Kabayelhe but that didn’t happen as Gypsy King wish not to return to the ring until 2021. As Fury denied to fight Wilder again, he signed a 2 fights contract with Anthony Joshua. The two British monuments are waiting to beat the other eagerly. Joshua is yet to face Pulev this December 12, 2020 but already the Victory is reserved for AJ.
Undoubtedly, Fury’s fight is in the Upcoming boxing fights 2021 list, Fury is the next opponent of the legendary Anthony Joshua. The British Superstars may clash each other in May 2021 as per Eddie Hearn, the sports promoter. Fury is in full swing as he demolished deadly Deontay Wilder earlier this year. Even Wilder expressed his desire to fight Fury again, the Gypsy King refused and signed with Joshua.
“When Fury is ready, we will be more than ready”
Yes, AJ is ready for the war, he is the person who always shows his ability via fights, not through words. Let’s wait for the perfect fight of the year.
Manny Pacquiao vs Conor McGregor
The Senator of the Philippines Manny Pacquiao is an indisputable boxer and fought about 71 matches. The 41 years Pacquiao is not only a boxer, he is an all-rounder in many fields such as Military, Entertainment, Basketball and also in Politics. Pacquiao’s coach confirmed about his fights that he will surely engage in one or two fights before his retirement. The Pac Man, after the COVID 19 disaster in the Philippines, informed about his donation to the affected.
Conor McGregor nicknamed ‘Notorious’ is the UFC Featherweight and Lightweight Champion, the Octogon-based moved into the ring against the five-division boxing king Floyd Mayweather in the Money Fight in 2017. It was the Knockout of notorious in the 10th round. He announced his shocking retirement at the conclusion of UFC 250 on June 7, 2020. Again, we expect Notorious to face another ring opponent Pac Man in 2021 who is the Money’s foe. Admittedly, the Pac Man’s side has already confirmed the fight to be taken place for the welfare of Corona Virus Victim.
“I am set to step into the ring with the Boxing Legend Pacquiao”
Errol Spence vs Terence Crawford
After the deadly accident, Errol Spence returned to the ring with huge power and hopes on December 5, 2020. He defended his WBA and IBF welterweight titles by defeating Danny Garcia via Unanimous Decision and looking for 3 fights in 2020. The most anticipated opponent of him is Terence Crawford, he is the 3- division fighter and now racing in the Welterweight Title.
“We would like to have about 3 fights next year”
-Spence Sr (Errol Spence’s Father)
By seeing the professional record of Crawford, assuming him as the tough competitor for Spence is the right way of thinking. Crawford has walked inside the ring as the undefeated one throughout his career. Even after receiving the world title belts in 3 categories, he has been left unbeaten.
Canelo Alvarez vs Golovkin or Saunders
The Four division Champion Canelo Alvarez is fighting Callum Smith by next week, winning Smith in this fight will give a chance for Canelo to choose the one between Gennady Golovkin or Bille Joe Saunders as his opponent for the legend’s fight of 2021. Canelo may have this endearing fight in May 2021.
Finally, these all may be the boxing feast that boxing organizations are going to serve for the fans in this upcoming year of 2021.