Top Rank, PBC, Golden Boy Promotions Postpone Shows Due To Coronavirus

Top Rank Boxing, PBC and Golden Boy Promotions have all postponed several shows due to the coronavirus outbreak. 

Throughout the day of March 12, a number of boxing companies announced that upcoming shows have been postponed. Starting with Top Rank, the March 14 and 17 shows taking place at The Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden have now been postponed. Originally, the two shows, which were going to be broadcast on ESPN platforms, were set to move forward but without any spectators, but later in the day, Top Rank announced that the show have been outright postponed.

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The state of California has declared that combat sports events, as well as large gatherings that include 250 people or more, should be postponed or canceled through the end of March. Golden Boy Promotions had DAZN cards scheduled for March 19 and 28 in California and the promotion shortly announced that both shows have been postponed.

PBC has also announced that the March 14 FS1 card from the MGM National Harbor in Maryland has been postponed to a later date. The card was going to be headlined by James Kirkland vs. Marcos Hernandez in a 10-round middleweight fight.

Matchroom Boxing only has one show scheduled in the United States and that is the April 17 show also taking place at the MGM National Harbor. Fightful had reached out to Matchroom Boxing regarding the status of that show, scheduled to feature Regis Prograis vs. Maurice Hooker in the main event and Matchroom responded by saying that no decision has been made and that there is no news on any change to that card.

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