Following on from a strong year for boxing, 2021 looks set to provide fans of the sport with even more to look forward to.
There are many rumoured clashes on the horizon including the anticipated undisputed heavyweight showdown between Tyson Fury and Anthony Joshua.
But there are already several high-profile match-ups confirmed for February involving some of the biggest names.
So, here are the biggest upcoming February fights scheduled to take place.
Josh Warrington vs. Mauricio Lara (February 13th)
Leeds fan favourite Josh Warrington recently vacated his IBF featherweight title after the governing body refused to sanction a desired unification showdown with China’s Xu Can.
The now belt-less former champion is still looking the biggest names in the division later this year but he must first overcame the threat posed by Mauricio Lara on February 13th. Will it prove to be a banana skin?
David Avanesyan vs. Josh Kelly (February 20th)
After several delays already the welterweight meeting between David Avanesyan and Josh Kelly is set with a new date.
On February 20th the hard-hitting European champion defends his strap against the stylish Kelly, who will hope to prove any doubters wrong with a career-best performance.
Miguel Berchelt vs. Oscar Valdez (February 21st)
The latest in a long line of exciting all-Mexican showdowns that is sure to provide fireworks as Miguel Berchelt defends his WBC super-featherweight crown against compatriot Oscar Valdez.
Both Mexican warriors will bring their all-action styles to the squared-circle on February 21st in what is a potential Fight of the Year contender.
Jamel Herring v Carl Frampton (February 21st)
Belfast’s Carl Frampton will go in search of a historic career feat when he contests Jamel Herring on February 21st in London.
‘The Jackal’ is aiming to become the first fighter ever from Ireland to become a three-division world champion. But Herring will prove to be a tough challenge in the latest defence of his super-featherweight crown.
Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez vs. Avni Yildirim (February 27th)
Mexican superstar Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez is lined up to face Billy Joe Saunders in May but he is first going to defend his super-middleweight titles against Avni Yildirim.
On February 27th, Canelo is in against a lesser opponent he is expected to stop but it’s a form-building bout to keep him busy before another massive clash on American soil.