Boxing schedule and results 2018

Tyson Fury and Sefer Seferi
Tyson Fury made his long-awaited return to the ring beating Albanian Sefer Seferi, who quit after four rounds

List of current world champions



15: Kuala Lumpur - Manny Pacquiao v Lucas Matthysse (WBA world welterweight)

28: O2 Arena, London - Dillian Whyte v Joseph Parker (heavyweight), Dereck Chisora v Carlos Takam (heavyweight), Kell Brook v Brandon Cook (super-welterweight), Katie Taylor v Kimberley Connor (WBA & IBF world lightweight)


18: Windsor Park, Belfast - Carl Frampton v Luke Jackson


15: Las Vegas - Gennady Golovkin v Saul Alvarez



23: O2 Arena, London - Martin Murray beat Roberto Garcia by a unanimous points verdict to retain the WBC silver middleweight belt; Anthony Yarde beat Dariusz Sek by seventh-round TKO.

SSE Hydro Arena, Glasgow - Josh Taylor defeated Viktor Postol by unanimous decision to become the mandatory challenger to Jose Carlos Ramirez.

16: Metro Radio Arena, Newcastle - Lewis Ritson stopped Paul Hyland Jr in first round (British lightweight title)

The Ford Centre, Frisco, Texas - Errol Spence Jr bt Carlos Ocampo 1st round KO (IBF world welterweight title), Moises Flores bt Daniel Roman on points (WBA world super bantamweight title)

Coliseo Jose Miguel Agrelot, Hato Rey, Puerto Rico - Angel Acosta v Carlos Buitrago (WBO world light-flyweight)

15: York Hall, London - Joe Joyce bt Ivica Bacurin with a first-round knockout (heavyweight)

9: Manchester Arena, Manchester - Tyson Fury bt Sefer Seferi following withdrawal after four rounds (heavyweight); Terry Flanagan lost to Maurice Hooker by a split decision (WBO super-lightweight)

MGM Grand Garden Arena, Las Vegas - Terence Crawford bt Jeff Horn (WBO welterweight) by ninth-round technical knockout

Staples Centre, Los Angeles - Abner Mares lost to Leo Santa Cruz (WBA super world featherweight), by majority decision


27: Save Mart Center, Fresno, California, US - Kal Yafai bt David Carmona (WBA super-flyweight) by seventh-round stoppage

25: Ota City General Gymnasium, Tokyo, Japan - Jamie McDonnell lost to Naoya Inoue (WBA bantamweight) by first-round stoppage

19: Elland Road, Leeds - Josh Warrington bt Lee Selby by a split decision (IBF featherweight), Nicola Adams bt Soledad Del Valle Frias by a first-round stoppage

Air Canada Centre, Toronto - Adonis Stevenson v Badou Jack scored a majority draw (WBC light heavyweight)

12: Vasyl Lomachenko bt Jorge Linares claiming a world title in a third weight division.

Hughie Fury bt Sam Sexton in the fifth round (British heavyweight)

5: O2 Arena, London: Main event - Tony Bellew bt David Haye by fifth-round stoppage (heavyweight);

Undercard - Emmanuel Rodriquez bt Paul Butler by unanimous points decision (IBF bantamweight); Joe Joyce bt Lenroy Thomas by second-round knockout (heavyweight); John Ryder bt Jamie Cox by second-round knockout (European super-featherweight); James Tennyson bt Martin Ward by fifth-round stoppage (European and Commonwealth featherweight)

Stubhub Centre, California - Gennady Golovkin bt Vanes Martirosyan by second-round TKO (WBA/WBC middleweight)


21: Echo Arena, Liverpool - Amir Khan bt Phil Lo Greco by first-round knockout

SSE Arena, Belfast - Carl Frampton bt Nonito Donaire by points decision (WBO interim featherweight)

7: Las Vegas, USA - James DeGale bt Caleb Truax by unanimous points decision (IBF super-middleweight); Jarrett Hurd bt Erislandy Lara by split points decision (IBF light-middleweight title)


31: Principality Stadium, Cardiff - Anthony Joshua bt Joseph Parker by unanimous points decision (WBO, WBA and IBF heavyweight); Alexander Povetkin bt David Price by fifth-round knockout (heavyweight); Anthony Crolla bt Edson Ramirez by unanimous points decision (lightweight); Ryan Burnett bt Yonfrez Parejo by unanimous points decision (bantamweight).

11: Carson, California, USA - Oscar Valdez bt Scott Quigg by unanimous points decision (WBO featherweight)

3: Sheffield Arena - Kell Brook bt Siarhei Rabchanka by second-round knockout (super-welterweight); Gavin McDonnell bt Gamal Yafai by unanimous points decision (super-bantamweight)

SSE Hydro, Glasgow - Josh Taylor bt Winston Campos by third-round stoppage (super-lightweight)

Barclays Center, Brooklyn - Deontay Wilder bt Luis Ortizby tenth-round knockout (WBC heavyweight)


24: Arena Nürnberger Versicherung, Nuremberg - Callum Smith bt Nieky Holzken by unanimous points decision (WBSS semi-final super-middle)

York Hall, London - Anthony Yarde bt Tony Averlant by seventh round knockout (WBO European light heavyweight and inter-continental); Daniel Dubois bt DL Jones by third round TKO (Southern Area)

17: Manchester Arena - George Groves bt Chris Eubank Jr by unanimous points decision (World Boxing Super Series semi-final and WBA super-middleweight); Ryan Walsh drew with Isaac Lowe (British featherweight)

3: O2 Arena, London - Lawrence Okolie bt Isaac Chamberlain by unanimous points decision; Joshua Buatsi bt Jordan Joseph by second-round stoppage

Bolshoy Ice Dome, Sochi - Murat Gassiev bt Yunier Dorticos by 12th-round TKO (WBSS semi-final cruiserweight)


27: Inglewood, California, USA - Lucas Matthysse bt Tewa Kiram by eighth-round knockout (WBA welterweight); Jorge Linares bt Mercito Gesta by points decision (WBA lightweight); Latvia, Oleksandr Usyk bt Mairis Briedis by majority decision (World Boxing Super Series cruiserweight semi-final)

20: Brooklyn, New York, USA - Errol Spence Jr beat Lamont Peterson by eighth-round TKO (IBF welterweight)

12: Verona, New York, USA - Clarissa Shields beat Tori Nelson by unanimous decision (IBF welterweight) (WBC super-middleweight)