Sky Sports has announced its new boxing schedule and it includes Top Rank and BOXXER.
The broadcast company got deals with the two promotions and they revealed the list of upcoming fights which includes fights involving Josh Taylor, Chris Eubank Jr, Vasiliy Lomachenko, Savannah Marshall, and Olympian Caroline Dubois. The schedule is as follows:
Oscar Valdez vs Robson Conceicao – WBC super-featherweight title
September 25 – Sky Sports Box Office
Anthony Joshua vs Oleksandr Usyk – IBF, WBA, WBO heavyweight titles
Lawrence Okolie vs Dilan Prasovic – WBO cruiserweight title
Chris Eubank Jr vs Sven Elbir
David Avanesyan vs Liam Taylor – European welterweight title
Richard Riakpohre vs Krzysztof Twardowski
Mikael Lawal vs Steven Ward
Savannah Marshall vs Lolita Muzeya – WBO middleweight title
Hughie Fury vs Christian Hammer
Jamel Herring vs Shakur Stevenson – WBO super-featherweight title
Josh Taylor vs Jack Catterall – undisputed super-lightweight title
Sky Sports will now be the home to Top Rank to watch all their events from the USA, UK, and Ireland while the BOXXER agreement allows them to deliver fights from elite fighters from the UK. The hope for Sky Sports is to be the go-to place for all things boxing in the UK.
With the addition of Top Rank and BOXXER, all these fighters will now be able to be seen on Sky Sports. The news is an exciting addition for Sky Sports.
“We’re thrilled to announce the first phase of our exciting new boxing schedule and we look forward to working closely with Top Rank and BOXXER to deliver the best fights to Sky Sports Boxing viewers, and to showcasing some of the best up-and-coming fighters in the UK,” Sky Sports managing director Jonathan Licht said. “Sky Sports customers will have more access to boxing than ever before.”
Top Rank president Todd duBoef said: “Sky Sports has been the home to the biggest sporting events throughout UK for decades, and we look forward to bringing the world’s biggest boxing events and star talent from around the world to UK boxing fans.”
The news will be exciting for UK fans who will get to watch more boxing.