Fight Night Schedule – Week of September 15-21

The weekend is approaching, and from Friday to Sunday, it will be the “fight-o-clock” somewhere in the world. Every Thursday, The Ring will bring you the latest information on the most relevant fights you need to see in that week at a glance, a unique enhanced fight schedule. A quick checklist for the connoisseur, a useful guide for the boxing neophyte is what we aim for.

Here are the most relevant fights of this week:

Friday September 16 – Diego Maradona Stadium, Pilar, Argentina

Yamil Peralta vs. Fabio Maldonado – heavyweight – 12 rounds

Peralta, a two-time former Olympian for Argentina, was the victim of a blind robbery in his last fight in Canada against Rozicky. It would be interesting to see if he finally takes his professional career to the next level, and a win against Maldonado would help a lot.

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Maximiliano Maidana versus Jorge Acosta – bantamweight – 8 rounds

Facundo Arce vs Elohim Pereyra – lightweight – 6 rounds

Where to watch it: TyC sports game

Friday, September 16 – Casino de Montreal, Montreal, Canada

Arslanbek Makhmudov vs Carlos Takam – heavyweight – 10 rounds

Steven Butler vs. Mark DeLuca – middleweight – 10 rounds

Makhmudov will look to continue his all-knockout unbeaten streak against foe and former Olympian Takam, while Butler will look to bounce back from two straight losses to an upset DeLuca.

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Thomas Chabot vs Armando Ramirez – lightweight junior – 6 rounds

Jean Gardy François vs. Andres Sanchez Ramirez – lightweight junior – 4 rounds

Martine Vallières-Bisson vs. Emma Gongora – women’s featherweight – 6 rounds

Where to watch it: ESPN+

Friday, September 16 – York Hall, London, England

Denzel Bentley vs. Marcus Morrison – middleweight -12 rounds

Bentley and Morrison will face off in a high-stakes bout with the British middleweight title on the line in what looks to be a solid even matchup.

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Ellis Zorro vs. Dec Spelman – heavyweight – 8 rounds

Royston Barney-Smith vs. Paul Holt – junior lightweight – 6 rounds

Frank Arnold vs. Brayan Mairena – junior lightweight – 8 rounds

Where to watch it: BT Sports

Friday September 15 – Nykobing Falster Hallen, Nykobing Falster, Denmark

Kem Ljungqvist vs. Benoit Huber – heavyweight – 10 rounds

Switzerland’s Huber faces undefeated Ljungqvist, replacing South African Chris Thompson who was injured in training. A regional “bridgerweight” belt (not recognized by The Ring) is on the line for this one.

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Jacob Porsgaard vs. Nehrudin Cikaric – middleweight – 4 rounds

Friday, September 16 – Palenque de la Expo, Ciudad Obregon, Mexico

Luis Torres vs Cesar Gutierrez – lightweight – 10 rounds

Anytime you have two undefeated young Mexicans putting it all on the line for pride and country, you know you’ll see plenty of action, from left hooks to the body and hits to the canvas. This intriguing clash promises that, and more.

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Marco Cota vs. Kevin Piedrahita – lightweight – 8 rounds

Gerardo Sanchez vs Israel Flores Lopez – flyweight – 6 rounds

Alejandro Cota vs. Alex Fuentas Borbon – featherweight – 4 rounds

Where to watch it: Canela TV

Saturday, September 17 – T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas

Canelo Alvarez vs Gennadiy Golovkin – super middleweight – 12 rounds

The fight of the week, no doubt, and the likely end to a great saga between these two true warriors, with the Ring belt and all four major belts also on the line. The first was a draw and the second was won by Canelo, but the results can go either way depending on who you ask.

What to expect in this fight: With both of their legacies on the line, expect Canelo (who has the weight and age advantage on his side) to shake off his painful loss to Dmitry Bivol in his previous fight with an extraordinary performance. . In any case, it will be a fight to watch – and remember as the end of a great rivalry.

Jesse “Bam” Rodriguez vs. Israel Gonzalez – junior bantamweight -12 rounds

Rodriguez will put his WBC belt on the line in an intriguing fight while awaiting a possible challenge from the one he would like to face, the great Chocolatito.

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Ali Akhmedov vs Gabriel Rosado – super middleweight – 10 rounds

Austin Williams vs. Kieron Conway – middleweight – 10 rounds

Diego Pacheco vs. Enrique Collazo – super middleweight – 10 rounds

Marc Castro vs. Kevin Montiel Mendoza – lightweight – 8 rounds

Aaron Aponte vs. Fernando Molina – junior welterweight – 8 rounds

Anthony Herrera vs Delvin McKinley – bantamweight – 8 rounds

Where to watch it: DAZN PPV

Saturday September 17 – University of Bolton Stadium, Bolton, England

Lydon Arthur vs. Walter Sequeira – light heavyweight – 10 rounds

“King Arthur” returns to the ring for the first time since his knockout loss to Anthony Yarde and faces Argentine road warrior Walter Sequeira in a solid test at this stage of his career.

Gavin Gwynne against Craig Woodrufflight – 10 shots

Interesting bad blood match between two Welshmen with the British title on the line. Current titleholder Gwynne should have the upper hand in terms of experience and skill in this one.

Saturday, September 17 – Alessi Gym Fitness Center, Tampa, Florida

Yamaguchi Falcao vs Abel Adriel – super middleweight – 8 rounds

Former Brazilian Olympian and promising prospect Falcao is still looking to rebuild his career after his upset loss to Christopher Pearson in 2019. Looks like he’s serious about stepping up his game as he already has a fight scheduled for late October so that well.

Connor Coyle vs. Silverio Ortiz – middleweight – 8 rounds

Unbeaten Irish sensation Coyle is well-bred against tough opposition, and the battle-hardened Ortiz will give him exactly the challenge he needs at this stage of his career.

Saturday September 17 – Emperor’s Palace, Kempton Park, South Africa

Kevin Lerena vs. Mariusz Wach – heavyweight – 12 rounds

Hometown hero Lerena continues his heavyweight campaign against Polish Wach after campaigning at heavyweight for most of his career.

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Tshifhiwa Munyai vs. Lusanda Komanisi – lightweight – 12 rounds

Saturday September 17 – Field Chase, Wilmington, Del.

Jessica Camara vs. Jaica Pavilus – women’s junior welterweight – 8 rounds

Raekwon Butler vs. Dante Cox – lightweight – 8 rounds

Diego M. Morilla has been writing for The Ring since 2013. He has also written for, and many other magazines, websites, newspapers and other media since 1993. He is a full member of the Boxing Writers Association of America and an elector for the International Boxing Hall of Fame. He has won two first place awards at the BWAA’s annual writing competition and is the moderator of The Ring’s Women’s Review Panel. He was copy editor for the second era of The Ring en Español (2018-2020) and is currently a writer and editor for Follow him on Twitter @MorillaBoxing

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