August 2016 Sporting Events Calendar

August 2016 is known in the sports world for the Olympics in Rio. It should be a good time and we’ll be sure to provide bettign tips where applicable.

It’s also going to be UFC 202 – McGregor vs Diaz II this month. What an incredible fight that should be.

There’s a lot more of course like WWE Summerslam if you’re a wrestling fan, and the Belgian Grand Prix in the Formula 1. A lot of golf going on as well.

Here’s the full August 2016 Sporting Events Calendar:


August 5th: Brant vs Valenzuela Jr.
August 6th: Diaz vs Vazquez, Ward vs Brand
August 19th: Kassi vs Miller
August 27th: Robb vs Marriaga


The Vuelta a Espana begins on August 20th.


The following golf tournaments are taking place in August 2016:

August 4th: Paul Lawrie Match Play (European), Travelers Championship (PGA)
August 5th: 3M Championship (Champions)
August 11th: U.S. Senior Open Championship (Champions Tour), John Deere Classic (PGA)
August 18th: D+D Real Czech Masters (European), Wyndham Championship (PGA)
August 25th: Made in Denmark (European), Canadian Pacific Women’s Open (LPGA), The Barclays (PGA)
August 26th: Boeing Classic (Champions)

Mixed Martial Arts:

Here’s the MMA events so far in August:

August 6th: UFC Fight Night – Rodriguez vs Caceres
August 20th: UFC 202: McGregor vs Diaz
August 26th: Bellator 160
August 27th: UFC On Fox 21 – Oliveira vs Pettis

Motor Sports:

NASCAR has the following races coming up in August 2016:

August 7th: Watkins Glen International
August 20th: Bristol Motor Speedway
August 28th: Michigan International Speedway

Formula 1 has the Belgian Grand Prix on the 28th of the month.


The Olympics take place in Rio from August 5th until August 21st, 206. We’ll be sure to try and provide Olympics Betting Tips.


The Rugby Championships take place on August 20th with Australia vs New Zealand and South Africa vs Argentina. The following Saturday will see those games again.


The UEFA Super Cup takes place on August 9th.

The English Premier League season kicks off on Saturday, August 13th 2016. Can’t wait! Highlight of opening weekend is Arsenal versus Liverpool.


The US Open begins on the 29th of August in Tennis.


WWE has Summerslam on August 21st, 2016. It takes place in Brooklyn at the Barclays Center.