Showtime Announces Early 2018 Boxing Schedule

Following Wednesday’s announcement that Stephen Espinoza had been promoted to President of Sports and Live Events, Showtime also unveiled the first half of fights scheduled for 2018.

Some of the highlights include the recently confirmed Deontay Wilder- Luis Ortiz and Jermall Charlo-  Hugo Centeno Jr double bill on March 3rd, the rescheduled Mikey Garcia and Sergey Lipinets title fight on March 10th, as well as scheduled fights featuring Keith Thurman (May 19th), and Errol Spence Jr. (June 16th).

The 2018 schedule in partnership with Al Haymon’s Premier Boxing Champions features 13 title fights, including a unification battle between WBA super-welterweight title holder Erislandy Lara and IBF champion Jarrett Hurd, and a light heavyweight title battle between WBC champion Adonis Stevenson and former two division champion Badou Jack.

For the full schedule please look below.

2018 SHOWTIME BOXING SCHEDULE
Presented by Premier Boxing Champions

Feb 17 GARCIA vs. RIOS Las Vegas
WBC Welterweight Title Eliminator

BENAVIDEZ vs. GAVRIL II
WBC Super Middleweight World Championship

Mar 3 WILDER vs. ORTIZ Brooklyn
WBC Heavyweight World Championship

CHARLO vs. CENTENO JR.
WBC Interim Middleweight Championship

Mar 10 GARCIA vs. LIPINETS San Antonio
IBF Junior Welterweight World Championship
BARTHELEMY vs. RELIKH II
WBA Super Lightweight World Championship

April 7 LARA vs. HURD
154-Pound World Championship Unification

April 21 BRONER vs. FIGUEROA
WBC Super Lightweight Title Eliminator

GERVONTA DAVIS

May 19 KEITH THURMAN Brooklyn
WBA/WBC Welterweight World Championship

May 19 STEVENSON vs. JACK Canada
WBC Light Heavyweight World Championship

June 9 SANTA CRUZ vs. MARES II Los Angeles
WBA Featherweight World Championship
JERMELL CHARLO
WBC Super Welterweight World Championship

June 16 ERROL SPENCE JR. Dallas
IBF Welterweight World Championship

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