March 2021 Sporting Events Calendar

March is a fantastic month in the world of sports as always with the NCAA Tournament being the big highlight on the schedule. The first four months of the men and women’s tournaments will take place this month with the finals happening in April.

Golf also picks up with The Players Championship starting on March 11th. This is usually a great tournament to watch and the first real sign of spring to a lot of people. We also have tournaments in the LPGA, European Tour, and Champions Tour to look forward too.

March also sees the return of Formula One racing on the 28th with the Bahrain Grand Prix. Additionally, NASCAR is back and running with races on all four weekends this month. There is also two big UFC events, AEW Revolution, WWE Fastlane, Premier League, Champions League, and much more.

To get a full picture of the month, here is the March 2021 Sporting Events Calendar:


Spring training is in full swing as we prepare for Opening Day on April 1st.

Basketball – NBA:

This month will see the end of the first half of the NBA schedule along with the NBA All-Star Game. The second half of the season schedule will be released shortly and it could be difficult for a lot of teams with a lot of make-up games needed to be put on the schedule.

March 1: Utah Jazz at New Orleans Pelicans
March 2: Los Angeles Clippers at Boston Celtics
March 3: Brooklyn Nets at Houston Rockets
March 3: Golden State Warriors at Portland Trail Blazers
March 4: Toronto Raptors at Boston Celtics

This month will also see the NBA Trade Deadline which could be a busy one this year with a lot of teams in contention, especially in the East.

March 7: NBA All-Star Game
March 25:Basketball – NCAA Men’s Tournament:

March Madness is here! Make sure to get your brackets filled out for the tournament.

March 14: Selection Sunday
March 18:First Four
March 19-20: First round
March 21-22: Second round
March 27-28: Sweet 16
March 29-30: Elite Eight

Basketball – NCAA Women’s Tournament:

Don’t forget about the women’s tournament as well. There is a lot of overlap here on the dates, but you should still try to find your way to watch some of these games.

March 21-22: First Round
March 23-24: Second Round
March 27-28: Sweet 16
March 29-30: Elite Eight


March 5: Claressa Shields vs. Marie Eve Dicaire
March 6: Alexander Povetkin vs. Dillian Whyte
March 12: Tyrone McKenna vs. Zhankosh Turarov
March 13: Juan Francisco Estrada vs. Roman Gonzalez
March 13: Ronald Ellis vs. David Benavidez
March 19: Liam Walsh vs. Paul Hyland Jr.
March 19: Karim Guerfi vs. Lee McGregor
March 20: Artur Beterbiev vs. Adam Deines
March 20: Krzysztof Glowacki vs. Lawrence Okolie


March 20-28: 2021 World Women’s Curling Championship


March 5-7: 2021 UK Open

Golf – PGA:

The big event of the month is the Players Championship. To me, this is the unofficial fifth Major of the season and the start of real top-level competitive play in the world of golf.

March 4-7: Arnold Palmer Invitational
March 11-14: The Players Championship
March 18-21: The Honda Classic
March 24-28: World Golf Championships – Dell Technologies Match Play
March 25-28: Corales Puntacana Resort & Club Championship 2021

Golf – European Tour:

March 11-14: Commercial Bank Qatar Masters
March 18-21: Magical Kenya Open
March 23-26: Kenya Savannah Classic

Golf – LPGA:

March 4-7: LPGA Drive On Championship
March 25-28: Kia Classic

Golf – Champions Tour:

March 6-8: Hoag Classic


The NHL is rolling right now and there are plenty of good match-ups to check out this month.

March 3: Washington Capitals vs. Boston Bruins
March 7: Tampa Bay Lightning vs. Chicago Blackhawks
March 9: New York Rangers vs. Pittsburgh Penguins
March 10: Las Vegas Golden Knights vs. Minnesota Wild
March 14: Los Angeles Kings vs. Colorado Avalanche
March 16: Boston Bruins vs. Pittsburgh Penguins
March 21: Las Vegas Golden Knights vs. Los Angeles Kings
March 23: New Jersey Devils vs. Philadelphia Flyers
March 24: Anaheim Ducks vs. Minnesota Wild
March 28: Nashville Predators vs. Chicago Blackhawks
March 31: Phoenix Coyotes vs. St. Louis Blues

Horse Racing:

March 16-19: Cheltenham Festival

Mixed Martial Arts:

We have two huge UFC events this month, one on the first weekend and one of the last.

March 6: UFC 259 – Israel Adesanya vs. Jan Blachowicz
March 27: UFC 260 – Stipe Miocic vs. Francis Ngannou

Motor Sports – Formula One:

The 2021 Formula One season kicks off on March 28th with the Bahrain Grand Prix.

March 28: Bahrain Grand Prix

Motor Sports – NASCAR:

NASCAR is back in action with races each weekend of the month.

March 7: Pennzoil 400
March 14: NASCAR Cup Series Race at Phoenix
March 21: Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500
March 28: Food City Dirt Race


March 5 – 13: 2021 Women’s Asia Rugby Championship


March 22-28: 2021 Tour Championship (Cazoo Cup #3)

Soccer – UEFA Champions League:

March 9: Juventus vs. Porto
March 9: Dortmund vs. Sevilla
March 10: Liverpool vs. Leipzig
March 10: PSG vs. Barcelona
March 16: Manchester City vs. Mönchengladbach
March 16: Real Madrid vs. Atalanta
March 17: Chelsea vs. Atletico
March 17: Bayern vs. Lazio

Soccer – Premier League:

We are getting down to the final weeks of the season with teams still struggling for position. There is still space to get in the top four and the relegation battle has gotten interesting with Fulham surging of late.

March 2: Man City v Wolves
March 3: Burnley vs. Leicester City
March 3: Sheffield United v Aston Villa
March 3: Crystal Palace v Man United
March 4: West Brom vs. Everton
March 4: Liverpool vs. Chelsea
March 4: Fulham v Tottenham
March 6: Aston Villa v Wolves
March 6: Brighton v Leicester
March 6: Burnley v Arsenal
March 6: Sheffield United v Southampton
March 7: Liverpool v Fulham
March 7: West Brom v Newcastle
March 7: Man City v Man Utd
March 7: Tottenham v Crystal Palace
March 8: Chelsea v Everton
March 8: West Ham v Leeds
March 10: Man City v Southampton

March 13: Crystal Palace v West Brom
March 13: Fulham v Man City
March 13: Leeds v Chelsea
March 13: Leicester v Sheffield United
March 13: Man Utd v West Ham
March 13: Newcastle v Aston Villa
March 13: Southampton v Brighton
March 14: Everton v Burnley
March 14: Arsenal v Tottenham
March 15: Wolves v Liverpool

March 19: Fulham v Leeds
March 20: Brighton v Newcastle
March 20: Burnley v Leicester
March 20: Crystal Palace v Man Utd
March 20: Liverpool v Chelsea
March 20: Man City v Wolves
March 20: Tottenham v Southampton
March 20: West Brom v Everton
March 21: Sheffield United v Aston Villa
March 21: West Ham v Arsenal

Tennis – ATP:

March 1-7: Rotterdam Open
March 1-7: Argentina Open
March 8-14: Qatar Open
March 8-14: Open 13
March 8-14: Chile Open
March 15-21: Dubai Tennis Championships
March 15-21: Mexican Open
March 22-29: Miami Open

Tennis – WTA:

March 1-6: Qatar Open
March 1-7: Métropole de Lyon
March 8-14: Dubai Tennis Championships
March 8-14: Abierto Zapopan
March 15-21: St. Petersburg Ladies Trophy
March 15-21: Monterrey Open
March 22-29: Miami Open


A big month for pro wrestling with AEW Revolution on March 7th. Last year’s event featured the greatest tag team match of all-time and this year’s is headlined by an exploding barbed wire death match.

March 5-21: New Japan Cup
March 7: AEW Revolution
March 21: WWE Fastlane

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