Keith Thurman and Shawn Porter set the bar high with their battle in the ring on June 25 for the rest of the boxing schedule this summer. Thurman retained his WBA welterweight title with a unanimous decision victory in a fight that is a front-runner for 2016 Fight of the Year.
There are a number of title matches and significant bouts coming, including fights featuring Gennady Golovkin and Canelo Alvarez — unfortunately not against each other — and Manny Pacquiao. Here is the upcoming boxing schedule of major main events from July through September.
|DATE||LOCATION||MATCH||WEIGHT CLASS / TITLE||NETWORK|
|Sept. 9||Reading, Pennsylvania||Daniel Jacobs vs. Sergio Mora||WBA middleweight title||PBC on Spike|
|Sept. 10||London, England||Gennady Golovkin vs. Kell Brook||IBF, IBO, WBC middleweight titles||HBO|
|Sept. 10||Inglewood, California||Carlos Cuadras vs. Roman Gonzalez||WBC junior bantamweight title||HBO|
|Sept. 17||Arlington, Texas||Liam Smith vs. Canelo Alvarez||WBO junior middleweight title||HBO PPV|
|Oct. 29||Manchester, England||Tyson Fury vs. Wladimir Klitschko||WBA, WBO, IBO heavyweight title||BoxNation|
|Nov. 5||Las Vegas, Nevada||Jessie Vargas vs. Manny Pacquiao||WBO welterweight title||TBD PPV|
|Nov. 19||Las Vegas, Nevada||Sergey Kovalev vs. Andre Ward||WBA, WBO, IBF Light heavyweight title||HBO PPV|
Source: CBS Sports Headlines / Boxing schedule for 2016 highlighted by Canelo-Smith, Triple G-Brook