Mark your calendar – June preview featuring Wilder, Billam-Smith v Riakporhe 2, Tank Davis and Estrada-Rodriguez

In a memorable May, Canelo Alvarez and Vasiliy Lomachenko proved they are far from finished. Naoya Inoue displayed another symphony of destruction, Lauren Price shined in her first world title win, Lawrence Okolie regained his mojo, Jack Catterall redeemed himself, and Oleksandr Usyk made heavyweight history.

June kicks off with a veteran promoter looking to school his young rival and ends with an aging champion trying to tarnish the reputation of a talented new star in boxing.

Boxing News takes a peek at what’s coming up in June and highlights the best fights to watch over the next 30 days. Don’t forget to download the Boxing News app to get ringwalk reminders for all the major bouts.

Date: Saturday, June 1

Venue: Kingdom Arena, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Event: Queensberry vs. Matchroom 5 v 5

June starts with a five-fight card where Frank Warren and Eddie Hearn compete for bragging rights. Fans are the real winners, with each fight carrying its own intriguing storyline and career implications. Notable matchups include Deontay Wilder vs. Zhilei Zhang, Filip Hrgovic vs. Daniel Dubois, and more.

Is it worth watching? Absolutely. Each fight promises excitement.

Date: Saturday, June 15

Venue: Selhurst Park, London

Event: Chris Billam-Smith vs. Richard Riakporhe 2

British boxing’s tradition of staging fights in football stadiums continues with a rematch between Chris Billam-Smith and Richard Riakporhe. The event also features a thrilling undercard matchup between Isaac Chamberlain and Jack Massey.

Is it worth watching? Absolutely. British rivalry, world title on the line, and explosive cruiserweight action.

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