May 2016 Sporting Events Calendar

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Welcome to the May 2016 Sporting Events Calendar.

The WNBA returns in May and we have NBA and NHL playoff action.

Amir Khan fights, the WWE has two PPVs and the soccer season wraps up.

Here’s the full calendar:


The WNBA season will return on May 14th, 2016. The 2016 WNBA Season will open up with the Indiana Fever hosting the Dallas Wings.

The NBA Playoffs will continue in May.


May 7th: Amir Khan vs Saul Alvarez
May 7th: Crolla vs Barroso
May 7th: Chisora vs Pulev
May 8th: Carmona vs Inoue
May 13th: Camacho Jr vs Manfredo Jr
May 14th: Jimenez vs Pryor Jr
May 21st: Di Rocco vs Burns
May 21st: Wilder vs Povetkin
May 27th: Miller vs Cojanu


The Giro d’Italia is 6th-29th.


Premier League in Manchester on the 5th, in Rotterdam the 12th, and then the Premier League Play-offs on the 19th in London.



May 5th: Wells Fargo Championship (PGA), Trophee Hassan II (European Tour), Yokohama Tire LPGA Classic (LPGA)
May 6th: Insperity Invitational (Champions Tour)
May 12th: The Players Championship (PGA), Mauritius Open (European Tour)
May 19th: AT&T Byron Nelson (PGA), Irish Open (European Tour), Regions Tradition (Champions Tour), Kingsmill Championship (LPGA)
May 26th: DEAN & DELUCA Invitational (PGA), BMW PGA Championship (European Tour), Senior PGA Championship (May 26th), LPGA Volvik Championship (LPGA)


The NHL Playoffs will continue in May.

Horse Racing:

The Kentucky Derby is on Saturday May 7th, 2016.

Mixed Martial Arts:

May 8th: UFC Fight Night – Arlovski vs Overeem
May 14th: BEllator 154 – Davis vs King Monaco
May 14th: UFC 198: Werdum vs Miocic
May 20th: Bellator 155 – Carvalho vs Manhoef
May 29th: UFC Fight Night: Almeida vs Garbrandt

Motor Sports:

NASCAR has the following races:

May 1st: Talladega Superspeedway
May 7th: Kansas Speedway
May 15th: Dover International Speedway
May 21st: Charlotte Motor Speedway (NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race)
May 29th: Charlotte Motor Speedway (Coca-Cola 600)

Formula 1 has the following races in May:

May 1st: Russian Grand Prix
May 15th: Spanish Grand Prix
May 29th: Monaco Grand Prix


The Rugby Union European Champions Cup Final is on the 14th.


The World Championship in Sheffield continues into May 1st and 2nd.


The football all wraps up before Euro 2016 with the Barclays Premeir League ending on the 15th. The FA Cup Final takes place the 21st and the Champions League Final is on the 28th of May. Note that the 3rd-4th is when the Champions League semi-finals take place.

The Europa League Final is on the 18th.


The French Open takes place beginning on the 22nd of May.


WWE has two PPVs in May. May 1st is WWE Payback and May 22nd will be Extreme Rules.