January 2017 Sporting Events Calendar

Posted: December 9, 2016

January 2017 in sports should be a good one. We’ve got a lot of big NFL action as they match onto the Superbowl. Around the halfway mark of the NHL season we will see some really big games etc.

A lot of good boxing events, NHL has the Winter Classic and the Centennial Classic.

If you’re a wrestling fan it’s – what I feel is the best PPV of the year – in the Royal Rumble.

Here’s the January 2017 Sporting Events Calendar:


In January 2017, boxing has the following main events:

January 12th: Karim Guerfi vs Stephane Jamoye
January 14th: Badou Jack vs James DeGale
January 20th: Badou Jack vs James DeGale
January 20th: George Carter Jr. vs Rob Brant
January 20th: Daniel Roman vs Adam Lopez
January 21st: Isaac Real vs Cedric Vitu
January 28th: Miguel Berchelt vs Francisco Vargas
January 28th: Brandon Cook vs Steven Butler
January 28th: Leo Santa Cruz vs Carl Frampton


Busy early start to the year with the PDC World Championship Final on the 2nd of the month, and then the BDO World Professional Championships from the 7th to the 15th.


The playoffs take place in January and also the Pro Bowl is on January 29th


The PGA Tour returns in 2017 nice and early with the Tournament of Champions in Kapulua. It takes place beginning January 5th. We’ve then got the Sony Open on January 12th in Hawaii. Next is the CareerBuilder Challenge on January 19th in La Quinta, California which is always a tough one to predict. Finally the Farmers Insurance Open in California begins on January 26th. Nice busy schedule for the PGA in January.

The European Tour returns on January 12th with the BMW SA Open in South Africa. They’re then off to Abu Dhabi for the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship on January 19th, 2017. Finally for January it’s the Commercial bank Qatar Masters which will begin on January 26th.

The Champions Tour has the lone January event. It’s the Mitsubishi Electric Championship which takes place in Hawaii over January 21st-January 23rd.

The LPGA also has just one event in January which is January 28th-January 31st. It’s the Pure Silk Bahamas LPGA Classic.

Man I gotta go watch me some Champions Tour or LPGA at this time of year! I do golf tips wonder if I can class it as a business expense.


Obviously the NHL season continues. The Chicago Blackhawks will take on the St. Louis Blues in Busch Stadium on January 2nd 2017 for the NHL Winter Classic.

However we’ve also got the NHL Centennial Classic which is on January 1st from BMO Field in Toronto. That one will be interesting and it features the Leafs versus the Red Wings.

The World Juniors also go until the 5th of January. They begin on the 26th.

Mixed Martial Arts:

So far the current announced MMA cards and their main events are:

January 14th: Invicta FC 21 – Charmaine Tweet vs Megan Anderson.
January 15th: UFC Fight Night: Yair Rodrigues vs BJ Penn.
January 21st: Bellator 170 – Chael Sonnen vs Tito Ortiz.
January 27th: Bellator 171 – David Rickels vs Aaron Derrow.
January 28th: Julianna Pena vs Valentina Shevchenko.


Along with the usual regular season stuff, the African Cup of nations begins January 14th and goes until February 5th.


The Australian Open in Melbourne takes place over the 2nd half of the month. It’s from the 16th to the 29th.


The WWE only has the one pay per view event but it’s a doozy – it’s the Royal Rumble which takes place in Houston on January 29th, 2017.

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