As fight fans know, we have seen some stacked cards take place as of late, the big Saudi money machine serving to give us the fights we want again and again. And the trend doesn’t look like it will come to an end any time soon. To the contrary, we fight fans are set to get continued exceptional value for money, the fighters are set to get the big money fights they want, and the sport is set to benefit more and more.

We already have the massive card of August 3 to look forward to, this one going down in Los Angeles, and now the word is the Wembley card that is still being finalised for September 21 could be one of the biggest, most heavily stacked fight cards of the lot. Speaking with IFL TV, Eddie Hearn gave us the following teaser:

“[June the 26th at the press conference] everything will be revealed. It’s gonna be amazing,” Hearn said. “If things go the way we’re all planning at the moment it’ll be the best card the country’s ever seen.”

Indeed, that London presser at the end of the month will be one to watch, to see just what fights are officially announced. But as of right now, the rumour-mill says we could see the following fights on the card:

Anthony Joshua against either Daniel Dubois, Joseph Parker, or Zhilei Zhang

Fabio Wardley against Frazer Clarke in a rematch

Naoya Inoue, for many the pound-for-pound best in the world right now, against Murodjon Akhmadaliev

Hamzah Sheeraz against Chris Eubank Junior

Josh Kelly against Liam Smith

Willy Hutchinson against Joshua Buatsi

If these fight all come to fruition it will be one heck of a card, and there could be more to come; in fact there almost certainly will be more to come. Just how far can and will the Saudi money men, led by Turki Alalshikh, push the boat out? We fight fans have never had it so good, and it could be even better down the road, over the coming years.

And then there is the talk of Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund being in talks to create a boxing league, where all the top promoters would be brought in, working together under one unified umbrella.

The sport may never be the same again, and in a good way. A great way.

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