For everything that the sport of boxing failed to deliver throughout a difficult 2020, hope strings eternal upon a new year.
Admittedly, it’s hard to imagine many super-fights taking place until the COVID-19 pandemic is better controlled, thus allowing for large crowds and huge live gates to once again fuel the promotion of major events. But one thing is certain entering 2021 — there are no shortage of fights that fans are clamoring for whether they are realistic and likely to happen or not.
Let’s take a closer look at this writer’s wish list for the five best boxing matches to make in the upcoming new year.
1. Anthony Joshua vs. Tyson Fury
Outside of Floyd Mayweather coming out of retirement to fight a YouTuber or Mike Tyson continuing his comeback on the senior tour, this is the biggest fight boxing could…