Pro Boxing updated schedule

Above photo, taken August 17, 1989, in San Diego, on the night Tony Deluca defeated Willy Salazar by split decision to win the NABF Light Flyweight title, honors three special gentlemen, (l to r) referee Pat Russell, boxer Tony “Bazooka” Deluca and his beloved trainer Juan Bustamante.

In our regularly updated schedule (last update, November 28, 2019), we use bold type to denote a local boxer, a boxer with local ties or a bout of major concern. If perchance you see an error or know of a local boxer or event that’s been overlooked, please pass this information along so we can make the necessary correction. 


December 5: Costa Mesa, Calif. (DAZN/

  • Yves Ulysse Jr. vs. Ismael Barroso, 12 rounds, junior welterweights
  • D’Mitrius Ballard vs. Yamaguchi Falcao, 10 rounds, middleweights
  • Mihai Nistor vs. TBA, 6 rounds, heavyweights
  • Jason Quigley vs. Abraham Cordero, 8 rounds, middleweights
  • Edgar Valerio vs. Diuhl Olguin, 6 rounds, featherweights
  • George Rincon vs. Antonio Flores, 6 rounds, junior welterweights
  • Rianna Rios vs. TBA, 4 rounds, female featherweights

December 6: Philadelphia, Penna.

  • Mykal Fox vs. Johnny Arellano, 10 rounds, welterweights
  • Kalvin Henderson vs. Genc Pllana, 8 rounds, super middleweights
  • Marcus Bates vs. Jesus Martinez, 8 rounds, junior featherweights
  • Shinard Bunch vs. TBA, 6 rounds, welterweights
  • Devar Ferhadi vs. Vincent Baccus, 6 rounds, super middleweights
  • Ryan Umberger vs. TBA, 4 rounds, junior middleweights
  • Brandon Mullins vs. Juan Zapata, 4 rounds, middleweights
  • Martino Jules vs. TBA, 4 rounds, featherweights
  • Shamar Fulton vs. TBA, 4 rounds, lightweights
  • December 7: Tijuana, B. C., Mexico

Gimnasio Mariano Matamoros, Tijuana, B. C., Mexico

December 7: Puebla, Mexico (ESPN+)

  • Title fight: Emanuel Navarrete vs. Francisco Horta, 12 rounds, for Navarrete’s WBO junior featherweight title
  • Title fight: Jerwin Ancajas vs. Miguel Gonzalez, 12 rounds, for Ancajas’ IBF junior bantamweight title
  • Miguel Marriaga vs. Alfredo Mejia Vargas, 8 rounds, featherweights
  • Gabriela Sanchez vs. Silvia Torres, 8 or 10 rounds, female flyweights

December 7: Diriyah, Saudi Arabia (DAZN)

  • Title fight: Andy Ruiz Jr. vs. Anthony Joshua, rematch, 12 rounds, for Ruiz’s IBF/WBO/WBA heavyweight titles
  • Alexander Povetkin vs. Michael Hunter, 12 rounds, WBA heavyweight eliminator
  • Filip Hrgovic vs. Eric Molina, 10 or 12 rounds, heavyweights

December 7: New York (Showtime)

  • Title fight: Jermall Charlo vs. Dennis Hogan, 12 rounds, for Charlo’s WBC middleweight title
  • Title fight: Chris Eubank Jr. vs. Matt Korobov, 12 rounds, for vacant WBA interim middleweight title
  • Title fight: Marlon Tapales vs. Ryosuke Iwasa, 12 rounds, for vacant IBF interim junior featherweight title
  • Immanuwel “The Chosen One” Aleem (18-1-2, 11 KOs) vs. Ronald Ellis (16-1-2, 11 KOs), 10 rounds, middleweights
  • Duke Micah vs. Joseph Ambo, 10 rounds, bantamweights
  • Title fight: Louisa Hawton vs. Lorraine Villalobos, 10 rounds, for vacant WBC women’s interim strawweight title
  • Amon Rashidi vs. Antonio Sanchez, 6 rounds, welterweights
  • Burley Brooks vs. Joshua Cory, 6 rounds, super middleweights
  • Steven Torres vs. Daniel Felix Franco, 4 rounds, heavyweights
  • Arnold Gonzalez vs. TBA, 4 rounds, welterweights

December 7: Mashantucket, Conn. (UFC Fight Pass)

  • CES Boxing

December 7: Montreal

  • David Lemieux vs. Max Bursack, 10 rounds, super middleweights
  • Arslanbek Makhmudov vs. Samuel Peter, 10 rounds, heavyweights
  • Simon Kean vs. Sergey Liakhovich, 10 rounds, heavyweights

December 7: Tokyo

  • Kenichi Ogawa vs. Joe Noynay, 12 rounds, junior lightweights

December 7: Vienna, Austria

  • Mansur Elsaev vs. Reagan Dessaix, 12 rounds, light heavyweights

December 7: Torrelavega, Spain

  • Sergio Garcia vs. Fouad El Massoudi, 12 rounds, for Garcia’s European junior middleweight title
  • Kiko Martinez vs. Alexander Cazares, 10 rounds, featherweights

December 12: Badalona, Spain (DAZN)

  • Sandor Martin vs. Joe Hughes, 12 rounds, for Martin’s European junior welterweight title
  • David Avanesyan vs. Jose Del Rio, 12 rounds, for Avanesyan’s European welterweight title
  • Jonathan Alonso vs. Samuel Gonzalez, 10 rounds, junior welterweights
  • Samuel Molina vs. Ivan Thomas, 10 rounds, lightweights

December 13: Indio, Calif. (DAZN)

  • Vergil Ortiz Jr. vs. Brad Solomon, 12 rounds, welterweights
  • Alberto Machado vs. TBA, 10 rounds, lightweights
  • Erik Bazinyan vs. TBA, 10 rounds, super middleweights
  • Alexis Rocha vs. Michael Perez, 10 rounds, welterweights
  • Luis Feliciano vs. Herbert Acevedo, 10 rounds, junior welterweights
  • Genaro Gamez vs. TBA, 8 rounds, lightweights

December 13: Trujillo Alto, Puerto Rico

  • Carlos Arrieta vs. Juan Carlos Pena, 10 rounds, junior featherweights
  • Felix Diaz vs. TBA,10 rounds, welterweights
  • Patrick Cora vs. TBA, 8 rounds, junior middleweights

December 13: Levallois, France

  • Sebastian Perez vs. Elie Konki, 12 rounds, bantamweights

December 13: Auditorio Municipal, Tijuana, B. C., Mexico

December 14: New York (ESPN/ESPN Deportes)

The Richard Commey (top) vs. Teofimo Lopez Jr. (below) match is a must-see.
  • Title fight: Terence Crawford vs. Egidijus Kavaliauskas, 12 rounds, for Crawford’s WBO welterweight title
  • Title fight: Richard Commey vs. Teofimo Lopez Jr., 12 rounds, for Commey’s IBF lightweight title
  • Michael Conlan vs. Vladimir Nikitin, 10 rounds, featherweights
  • George Kambosos Jr. vs. Mickey Bey, 10 rounds, lightweights

December 14: Brentwood, England (ESPN+)

  • Golden Contract tournament light heavyweight quarterfinals (Liam Conroy, Steven Ward, Hosea Burton, Serge Michel, Bob Asjisafe, Lenin Castillo, Richard Bolotniks: draw to be announced.

December 14: Mexicali, Mexico (Golden Boy Facebook Watch)

  • Diego De La Hoya vs. Renson Robles, 10 rounds, featherweights
  • Roger Gutierrez vs. Andres Tapia, 10 rounds, junior lightweights
  • William Zepeda vs. Jampier Oses, 10 rounds, lightweights
  • Christian Baez vs. Luis Lopez, 10 rounds, lightweights
  • Angel Beltran vs. Jesus Ontiveros, 8 rounds, welterweights
  • Sergio Ortega vs. Esteban Villalba, 6 rounds, welterweights
  • Juan Garcia vs. Pedro Avila, 4 rounds, flyweights
  • Juan Osuna vs. Alan Flores, 4 rounds, super middleweights
  • Kevin Anton vs. TBA, 4 rounds, welterweights

December 14: Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

  • Alycia Baumgardner vs. Christina del Valle Pacheco, 8 rounds, female lightweights
  • Carlos Vidal vs. TBA, 8 rounds, lightweights
  • Michael Coffie vs. TBA, 6 rounds, heavyweights
  • Angel Rivera vs. TBA, 6 rounds, cruiserweights
  • Luis Morales vs. TBA, 4 rounds, lightweights
  • Carl Murphy vs. Khainell Wheeler, 4 rounds, super middleweights
  • Brent Oren vs. Dillon Kasprzak, 4 rounds, middleweights
  • Stafford Weddeburn vs. Lawrence Gabriel, 4 rounds, heavyweights

December 14: Rome

  • Mauro Forte vs. Aritz Pardal, 12 rounds, featherweights

December 14: Riga, Latvia (DAZN)

December 15: New York (UFC Fight Pass)

  • O’Shaquie Foster vs. Alberto Mercado, 10 rounds, junior lightweights
  • Title fight: Ana Laura Esteche vs. Mary McGee, 10 rounds, for vacant IBF women’s junior welterweight title
  • Stephan Shaw who trains at The Arena in San Diego vs. Gregory Corbin, 10 rounds, heavyweights
  • Victor Padilla vs. Fredric Bowen, 6 rounds, lightweights
  • Mikkel LesPierre vs. Roody Pierre Paul, 8 rounds, junior welterweights
  • Brian Ceballo vs. TBA, 6 rounds, welterweights
  • Christian Bermudez vs. TBA, 4 rounds, lightweights
  • Frederic Julan vs. TBA, 4 rounds, light heavyweights
  • Shadasia Green vs. TBA, 6 rounds, female light heavyweights

December 15: TBA, South Africa

  • Gideon Buthelezi vs. Alexandru Marin, 12 rounds, junior bantamweights

December 16: Almaty, Kazakhstan (ESPN+)

  • MTK Global Boxing

December 18: Brisbane, Australia

  • Michael Zerafa vs. Jeff Horn, rematch, 12 rounds, middleweights

December 19: London (DAZN)

  • Richard Riakporhe vs. Jack Massey, 12 rounds, for vacant British cruiserweight title
  • Fabio Wardley vs. Simon Vallily, 10 rounds, heavyweights
  • Luther Clay vs. Freddy Kiwitt, 10 rounds, welterweights
  • Kieron Conway vs. TBA, 10 rounds, junior middleweights
  • Shannon Courtenay vs. TBA, 6 rounds, female bantamweights
  • Charles Frankham vs. TBA, 4 rounds, junior lightweights
  • Hopey Price vs. TBA, 4 rounds, junior featherweights
  • Donte Dixon vs. TBA, 4 rounds, lightweights

December 20: Talking Stick Resort Arena, Phoenix, Arizona (DAZN)

  • Daniel Jacobs vs. Julio Cesar Chavez Jr., 12 rounds, super middleweights
  • Title fight: Julio Cesar Martinez vs. Cristofer Rosales, 12 rounds, for vacant WBC flyweight title
  • Maurice Hooker vs. Pedro Campa, 10 rounds, welterweights
  • Gabriel Rosado vs. TBA, 10 rounds, super middleweights
  • Nikita Ababiy vs. TBA, 6 rounds, middleweights
  • Reshat Mati vs. TBA, 6 rounds, welterweights

December 21: at the Four Points By Sheraton Hotel in San Diego: it is the Best In Boxing Awards with Live Concert

This Best In Boxing Awards Show will be a live broadcast starting at 8 p.m.

December 21: Ontario, Calif. (Fox/Fox Deportes)

  • Title fight: Tony Harrison vs. Jermell Charlo, rematch, 12 rounds, for Harrison’s WBC junior middleweight title
  • Title fight: Guillermo Rigondeaux vs. Liborio Solis, 12 rounds, for vacant WBA “regular” bantamweight title
  • Efe Ajagba vs. Iago Kiladze, 10 rounds, heavyweights
  • Jose Uzcategui from Tijuana/San Diego vs. TBA, 10 rounds, super middleweights
  • Jhack Tepora vs. TBA, 10 rounds, junior lightweights
  • Charles Martin vs. TBA, 10 rounds, heavyweights
  • Andre Dirrell vs. Juan Ubaldo Cabrera, 10 rounds, super middleweights
  • Francisco Santana vs. TBA, 8 rounds, welterweights
  • Eimantas Stanionis vs. TBA, 8 rounds, welterweights
  • Karlos Balderas vs. TBA, 8 rounds, lightweights
  • Anthony Flagg vs. TBA, 6 rounds, light heavyweights
  • Justin Cardona vs. TBA, 4 rounds, junior welterweights

December 21: London (ESPN+)

  • Daniel Dubois vs. Kyotaro Fujimoto, 12 rounds, heavyweights
  • Sunny Edwards vs. Marcel Braithwaite, 12 rounds, for vacant British junior bantamweight title
  • Tommy Fury vs. TBA, 4 rounds, light heavyweights

December 21: Hurstville, Australia

  • Billy Dib vs. Van Thao Tran, 10 rounds, junior lightweights
  • Paul Fleming vs. Guillermo Crocco, 10 rounds, lightweights
  • Daniel Lewis vs. TBA, 10 rounds, junior middleweights
  • Youssef Dib vs. Michael Whitehead, 8 rounds, junior welterweights

December 23: Yokohama, Japan (ESPN+)

  • Title fight: Ryota Murata vs. Steven Butler, 12 rounds, for Murata’s WBA “regular” middleweight title
  • Title fight: Ken Shiro vs. Felix Alvarado, 12 rounds, WBC/IBF junior flyweight unification
  • Title fight: Moruti Mthalane vs. Akira Yaegashi, 12 rounds, for Mthalane’s IBF flyweight title

December 28: Atlanta (Showtime)

  • Title fight: Gervonta Davis vs. Yuriorkis Gamboa, 12 rounds, for vacant WBA “regular” lightweight title
  • Title fight: Jean Pascal vs. Badou Jack, 12 rounds, for Pascal’s WBA “regular” light heavyweight title

December 31: Tokyo

  • Title fight: Kazuto Ioka vs. Jeyvier Cintron, 12 rounds, for Ioka’s WBO junior bantamweight title
  • Title fight: Kosei Tanaka vs. Wulan Tuolehazi, 12 rounds, for Tanaka’s WBO flyweight title

January 2020

January 10: Atlantic City, New Jersey (Showtime)

  • Title fight: Claressa Shields vs. Ivana Habazin, 10 rounds, for vacant WBC/WBO women’s junior middleweight title
  • Shohjahon Ergashev vs. Keith Hunter, 12 rounds, WBA junior welterweight eliminator

January 11: Atlantic City, N.J. (ESPN/ESPN Deportes)

  • Jesse Hart vs. Joe Smith Jr., 10 rounds, light heavyweights

January 11: San Antonio (DAZN)

  • Jaime Munguia from Tijuanavs. Gary “Spike” O’Sullivan, 12 rounds, middleweights

January 18: Verona, N.Y. (ESPN+)

  • Eleider “Storm” Alvarez vs. Michael Seals, 10 rounds, light heavyweights
  • Amir Imam vs. TBA, 8 rounds, welterweights

February 2020

February 1: Haikou, China (ESPN/ESPN Deportes)

  • Title fight: Marcos Maidana vs. Jorge Cali, 6 rounds, cruiserweights, 12 rounds, for Ramirez’s WBC/WBO junior welterweight title

February 8: Goeppingen, Germany

  • Juergen Brahmer vs. Emre Cukur, 12 rounds, for vacant European super-middleweight title
  • Kevin Lerena vs. Firat Arslan, 12 rounds, cruiserweights

February 14: TBA (ESPN/ESPN Deportes)

  • Top Rank Boxing

February 22, 2020: Tentative date for the Tyson Fury vs Deontay Wilder Heavyweight Championship Rematch



April 18: Marcos Maidana vs. Jorge Cali, 6 rounds, cruiserweights



June 14: Canastota, N.Y.

  • 31st annual International Boxing Hall of Fame inductions

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