September 2018 Sporting Event Calendar

September is definitely a transitional month when it comes to sports as the summer sports come to an end and the winter sports start to get going.

The big news for September is the start of the NFL season. The Patriots are once again favorites by Vegas while the defending champion Eagles are at 10-1. The Vikings, Steelers and Rams are all also at 10-1 which has to feel good for their fans.

We’ll also see the end of the MLB season take place in September as teams jockey for position in the race to the World Series. The PGA Tour also comes to an end with the end of the FedEx Cup series and the Ryder Cup taking place this month.

There is a lot to get to this month so let’s take a look at all the events for September 2018 below.


The World Series is right around the corner as the MLB season finished up on September 30th. On this day every game will start at the exact same time so any playoff races that need the final game to decide will happen simultaneously.


The NBA season is upon us as training camp starts up towards the end of the month. The Warriors once again enter the season as huge favorites to win the championship while all eyes will be on LeBron James in his first season with the Los Angeles Lakers.


September 8th: Donnie Nietes vs. Aston Palicte
September 8th: Shawn Porter vs. Danny Garcia
September 8th: Amir Khan vs. Samuel Vargas
September 15th: Saul Alvarez vs. Gennady Golovkin
September 22nd: Alexander Povetkin vs. Anthony Joshua


September 7-11: England vs. Indian, fifth Test
September 15: T20 Blast Finals Day
September 15-30: 2018 ACC Asia Cup


September 2-9: Tour of Britain
September 23-30: UCI Road World Championships


September 30-October 6: 2018 World Grand Prix


Are you ready for some football? The NFL season’s week one kicks off on September 6th with the Atlanta Falcons taking on the defending champion Philadelphia Eagles.

We’ll also see the start of the college football season at the end of August and some big games in September. A few that stand out early are:

September 8th: Texas A&M vs. Clemson
September 8th: UCLA vs. Oklahoma
September 15th: TCU vs. Ohio State
September 22nd: Florida Atlantic vs. UCF


The season is winding down and September brings us the Ryder Cup where a team from the US takes on a team from European in a team event. This always brings out the biggest stars in the game at some of the best courses in the world with this year’s taking place in Paris, France at the Le Golf National.


September 13-16: The Evian Championship
September 27-30: Sime Darby LPGA Malaysia

Champions Tour

September 14-16: The Ally Challenge
September 21-23: Sanford International
September 28-30: PURE Insurance Championship

European Tour

September 6-9: Omega European Masters
September 13-16: KLM Open
September 20-23: Portugal Masters
September 28-30: The Ryder Cup

PGA Tour

September 6-9: BMW Championship
September 20-23: TOUR Championship
September 28-30: TOUR Championship


We are very close to the start of the NHL season at the beginning of October. September will feature the start of training camp as well as some preseason action.

Horse Racing:

September 15th: British Classic Races: St. Leger at Doncaster
September 15th: Irish Champion Stakes
September 16th: Irish Classic Races: Irish St. Leger at the Curragh

Mixed Martial Arts:

September 1st: Invicta FC 31
September 8th: UFC 228
September 15th: UFC Fight Night: Moscow
September 21st: Bellator 205: Curran vs. McKee
September 22nd: UFC Fight Night: Sao Paulo
September 29th: Bellator 206: Mousasi vs. MacDonald

Motor Sports:


September 2nd: Bojangles Southern 500
September 9th: Big Machine Vodka 400 at the Brickyard
September 16th: South Point 400
September 22nd: Federated Auto Parts 400
September 30th: Bank of America Roval 400

Formula 1

September 2nd: Italian Grand Prix
September 16th: Singapore Grand Prix
September 30th: Russian Grand Prix


September 4th: Women’s World Cup Qualifiers: Kazakhstan vs. England, Albania vs. Scotland, Northern Ireland vs. Slovakia
September 6th: UEFA Nations League: Wales vs. Republic of Ireland
September 8th: UEFA Nations League: England vs. Spain, Northern Ireland vs. Bosnia and Herzegovina
September 9th: UEFA Nations League: Denmark vs. Wales
September 10th: UEFA Nations League: Scotland vs. Albania


September sees the end of the tennis season as the final Grand Slam event, the US Open, will finish on September 9th.


The biggest wrestling event of the month is All-In, the largest independent wrestling show in history with a 10,000 seat sell-out. The show will be headlined by the biggest stars outside of WWE in the Young Bucks, Cody Rhodes and Kenny Omega.

WWE comes to us with a live event with Hell in a Cell from San Antonio, Texas. The event always features the famous match that sees the participants in a cage with a lid.

September will also see Ring of Honor return to pay-per-view with Death Before Dishonor XVI, live from Las Vegas, Nevada.