Boxing in 2017 delivered many fights that fans have been wanting to see. 2018 looks to be even better — if the first half of the year is any indication, then it definitely will be.
A couple of big fights highlight 2018's first-half schedule, including a heavyweight title unification bout between Anthony Joshua against Joseph Parker and the rematch between Canelo Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin.
Other big names to keep an eye on: Errol Spence, Keith Thurman, Daniel Jacobs and Vasyl Lomachenko.
While other big fights could be announced, here is what's currently scheduled.
Anthony Joshua vs. Joseph Parker for Joshua's IBF and WBA Heavyweight titles and Parker's WBO Heavyweight title
Jarrett Hurd vs. Erislandy Lara in an IBF/WBA Jr. Middleweight unification bout
Caleb Truax vs. James DeGale, rematch, for Truax's IBF Super Middleweight title
Jeff Horn vs. Terence Crawford for Horn's WBO Welterweight title
Jessie Magdaleno vs. Isaac Dogboe for Magdaleno's WBO Jr. Featherweight title
Jerwin Ancajas vs. Jonas Sultan for Ancajas' IBF Jr. Bantamweight title
Billy Joe Saunders vs. Martin Murray for Saunders' WBO Middleweight title
Terry Flanagan vs. Maurice Hooker for vacant WBO Junior Welterweight title
Adrien Broner vs. Jesse Vargas; Welterweights
Jermall Charlo vs. Hugo Centeno for vacant WBC Interim Middleweight title
Gervonta Davis vs. TBA; Junior Lightweight
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Carl Frampton vs. Nonito Donaire; Featherweights
Amir Khan vs. Phil Lo Greco; Welterweights
Daniel Jacobs vs. Maciej Sulecki; Middleweights
Jarrell Miller vs. Johann Duhaupas; WBA Heavyweight title eliminator
Katie Taylor vs. Victoria Bustos in a WBA/IBF Women's Lightweight title unification
Gennady Golovkin vs. Canelo Alvarez, rematch, for Golovkin's IBF/WBA/WBC Middleweight titles
Tony Bellew vs. David Haye; Heavyweights
Vasyl Lomachenko vs. TBA; Lightweights
Keith Thurman vs. TBA for Thurman's WBC and WBA Welterweight titles
Adonis Stevenson vs. Badou Jack for Stevenson's WBC Light Heavyweight title
George Groves vs. Callum Smith for Groves' WBA Super Middleweight title, World Boxing Super Series final
Leo Santa Cruz vs. Abner Mares II for Santa Cruz's WBA "Super" Featherweight title
Jermell Charlo vs. TBA for Charlo's WBC Junior Middleweight title
Errol Spence Jr. vs. Carlos Ocampo for Spence Jr.'s IBF Welterweight title
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