March 2017 Sporting Events

March is always a great month in sports with the NHL and NBA Playoffs starting to take shape.

It means the majority of games in those sports “mean something”. So that’s always good.

We’ve also got March Madness, 2 WGC Events, and of course the NFL Combine.

Should be a good month here’s the breakdown.


The 2017 World Baseball Classic begins on the 7th and goes until the 22nd.


March Madness begins March 14th going through until April 3rd.


Here are the main events of all known boxing cards in March:

March 4th: Danny Garcia vs Keith Thurman
March 4th: Tony Bellow vs David Hayes
March 4th: Robbie Barrett vs Kevin Hooper
March 10th: Pipat Chaiporn vs Tomoki Kameda
March 10th: Szilvia Szabadaos vs Claressa Shields
March 11th: David Lemieux vs Curtis Stevens
March 11th: Demetrius Andrade vs Jack Culcay
March 11th: Oscar Escandon vs Gary Russell Jr.
March 17th: Amir Mansour vs Travis Kauffman
March 18th: Gennady Golovkin vs Daniel Jacobs
March 23rd: Randy Caballero vs Victor Proa
March 25th: Anthony Crolla vs Jorge Linares


The NFL Combine begins on February 28th. It then goes on until March 6th. Can’t wait!

The NFL open window for free agency is March 7th-9th.

The annual league meeting takes place on the 26th-29th of March.

If you’re wondering when the NFL draft 2017 begins, it’s in April. April 27th to be exact.


March 2nd: Tshwane Open (European Tour), HSBC Women’s Champions (LPGA), WGC Mexico Championship
March 9th: Indian Open (European Tour), Valspar Championship (PGA Tour)
March 16th: Bank of Hope Founders Cup (LPGA Tour), Arnold Palmer Invitational (PGA Tour)
March 17th: Tucson Conquistadores Classic (Champions Tour)
March 22nd: WGC Dell Technologies Match Play
March 23rd: Kia Classic (LPGA Tour), Puerto Rico Open (PGA Tour)
March 30th: ANA Inspiration (LPGA Tour), Shell Houston Open (PGA Tour)
March 31st: Mississippi Gulf Resort Classic (Champions Tour)


The 2017 IIHF Women’s World Championship begins on the 31st of the month going through until April 7th, 2017.

Horse Racing:

The Cheltenham Festival takes place on the 14th-17th of March 2017. The Dubai World Cup is on the 25th.

Mixed Martial Arts:

Here are the MMA events taking place in March 2017:

Bellator 174: March 3rd, featuring Julia Budd vs Marloes Coenen.
UFC 209: March 4th featuring Stephen Thompson vs Tyron Woodley II. Also Hunt vs Overeem.
UFC Fight Night: March 11th featuring Kelvin Gastelum vs Vitor Belfort.
UFC Fight Night: March 18th, featuring Brad Pickett vs Henry Briones and Corey Anderson vs Jimi Manuwa.
Invicta FC 22 on March 25th.
Bellator 175 on March 31st featuring Muhammed “King Mo” Lawal vs Quinton “Rampage” Jackson.

Motor Sports:

In March, NASCAR has the following races:

March 5th: Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500
March 12th: Kobalt 400
March 19th: Camping World 500
March 26th: Auto Club 400

The Formula 1 returns without Nico Rosberg which should be interesting. It’s the Australian Grand Prix and it takes place on the 26th of the month.


Rugby Union has the Six Nations on the 10th and 11th, and the 18th of the month. Scotland vs England takes place on the 11th.


The Champions League last 16 takes place on the 7th-8th and 14th-15th of the month. The Europea League last 16 is on the 9th and 16th.

World Cup Qualifers take place around the 24th-26th of the month.


The WWE offers up WWE Fastlane with Goldberg vs Kevin Owens as the main event. That takes place on March 5th, 2017.

for those wondering Wrestlemania 33 will be on April 2nd, 2017.