July is officially upon us and although we’ve reached the slowest portion of the year in terms of professional sports, there are still a ton of exciting events taking place throughout the month. Between the dog days of Major League Baseball’s regular season, NBA free agency lighting the internet on fire, and hoist of other miscellaneous events, sports fans shouldn’t miss a beat in the heat of July. Check out everything in store for the rest of this month:
- NBA – The 2022 NBA Free Agency window opened up at 6:00pm ET on June 30th and moves are happening left and right. Keep an eye on your Twitter feed until further notice and prepare for chaos to ensue.
- NHL – The 2022 NHL Draft is set to take place on July 7-8 at the Bell Centre in Montreal, QC. The hometown Montreal Canadiens are officially on the clock with the No. 1 overall pick.
- Tour de France – Cycling’s most famous race is back! The Tour de France is set to begin on July 1st and extend until July 24th.
- UFC – The UFC has an absolutely loaded month on tap, with UFC 276 set for July 2nd. The card is headlined by Israel Adesanya, who will look to defend his middleweight title against Jared Cannonier. Aside from UFC 276, three additional Fight Night events are set for July 9th, 16th, and 23rd. A second PPV event, UFC 277, will also take place at the end of the month on July 30th. Julianna Pena headlines the card as she looks to defend her bantamweight belt in a rematch against former champion Amanda Nunes.
- PGA Tour – The British Open is set to take place between July 14-17 at The Old Course in St. Andrews, Scotland.
- Wimbledon – The 2022 Wimbledon Championships will extend through July 10th.
- MLB – Regular season baseball is in full swing, with a full slate of games taking place every night! Furthermore, the 2022 MLB Draft will kick off on July 17th and culminate on the 19th!
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