By Ponciano Melo – June 19 is a stacked night for boxing. Notwithstanding Inoue versus Dasmarinas, Jermall Charlo versus Juan Macias Montiel and a stacked undercard on Showtime, Jaime Munguia versus Maciej Sulecki on DAZN, Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. versus MMA legend Anderson Silva on PPV and Teofimo Lopez versus George Kambosos Jr. on PPV. There’s a little something for everybody there, for sure headliners of problematic quality, great undercard battles, and surprisingly some gimmicky hogwash with Chavez versus Silva. Sprinkled all through those cards, in any case, are some exciting battles. If you need to watch men punch each other in the head for a couple of hours, June 19 is the day for you.
Vasiliy Lomachenko versus Masayoshi Nakatani – June 26
Lomachenko isn’t taking a simple battle in his endeavor to refocus in the wake of losing to Teofimo Lopez in October 2020. Lomachenko, when ostensibly the top pound-for-pound warrior in boxing, will confront a tall, rangy lightweight in Nakatani, whose solitary profession misfortune came against Lopez in a battle where he was the principal contender to give Lopez some genuine issues. Lomachenko needs success to restore himself as a player at the top finish of an unexpectedly stacked lightweight division and get back in the blend in with a portion of the more youthful, fresher names at 135 pounds. Nakatani has the right stuff not to make that simple.
Jermell Charlo versus Brian Castano – July 17
Another in boxing’s present run of sessions for undisputed top dog status. Charlo holds the WBC, WBA, and IBF super welterweight titles, while Castano holds the WBO title. It’s an authentic fight between the best two warriors in the division. As significant as the fundamental idea of a battle for every one of the four belts, Charlo and Castano are the two contenders with fan-accommodating styles who are exciting finishers. That is one to get energized for genuinely.
Tyson Fury versus Deontay Wilder 3 – July 24
It’s bizarre to be baffled by the possibility of a battle between two of the best heavyweights on earth with a background marked by waste talk and dramatization. Be that as it may, the failure is genuine with this battle executing Fury versus Anthony Joshua to decide the undisputed heavyweight champion. After their emotional attract the primary battle, Fury left no uncertainty in the rematch, overwhelming Wilder before scoring the stoppage win. More out of control has proceeded to blame Fury for messing with his gloves, having his corner neutralize him and his leave ensemble for being so hefty it wore out his legs before he hit the ring. Another misfortune here would be Wilder’s mental perspective, and Fury has unmistakably substantiated himself the better fighter in their two battles. All that said, Wilder, punches as hard as anybody in boxing – and perhaps anybody throughout the entire existence of boxing punch-for-punch. The show is almost ensured.
Errol Spence Jr. versus Manny Pacquiao – Aug. 21
Spence versus Pacquiao appeared unexpectedly. Spence was attached to a battle with Yordenis Ugas for the late spring. However, they handled a lot greater rival in Pacquiao. It ought to be expected that Spence, who holds the WBC and IBF welterweight titles, will be viewed as the most loved coming into the battle. Pacquiao is the more extraordinary star however hasn’t battled since an exciting parted choice success over Keith Thurman in July 2019 to win the WBA super title. His idleness drove the WBA to downgrade Pacquiao to “champion in the break,” with Ugas elevated to full hero. However, Pacquiao needn’t bother with a belt to make this battle any greater.
Anthony Joshua versus Oleksandr Usyk – Likely for August
When Wilder figured out how to separate the arranged heavyweight unification among Joshua and Fury, it opened the entryway for Usyk to get his shot at Joshua. Usyk was undisputed boss at cruiserweight before moving to heavyweight, where he promptly became the required challenger for the WBO title. A to some degree lukewarm win over Derek Chisora in his heavyweight debut removed some steam from Usyk’s promotion. However, his group needs their shot, and the WBO has requested the battle be worked out, or it will go to a handbag bid. It’s the best accessible battle for Joshua with Fury and Wilder restricted, and Usyk will be a live canine.