I have no thoughts on that… I want Stevenson and Hopkins to fight Kovalev… I demand those fights as a fan of Boxing … That’s it.Posted November 6, 2013 2:44 am
TARK, what are your thoughts on Silakh versus Kovalev? LOLPosted November 6, 2013 2:29 am
I want to see Kessler vs Kovalev… That should leave no doubt about retirement.Posted November 6, 2013 2:05 am
Sorry Joseph HERRON. I went off radar yesterday.
Yes, I would definitely like to see Kessler in at least one more major fight before he retires.Posted November 5, 2013 6:11 pm
“I was just making a point that it wouldn’t do better than Canelo vs Floyd. I know it’s a lot of sales but don’t matter. GGG is too big for Floyd. Fight won’t happen.”
See what I mean? PEEJ is doing it again! He’s terrified of GGG taking on Floyd. PEEJ and SREDMOND/Woop Woop/ the racist, are cut from the same cloth. Rather than say prove your greatness at 154 Floyd and take on GGG, who says himself he can make that weight, PEEJ once AGAIN looks for a reason to dismiss that fight!! It’s funny to watch Floyd’s fans do this. I’ve never seen one Mayweather say yeah let’s see Golovkin v Mayweather at 154! They always come up with some pathetic reason for it not to happen. And here’s the best part, if they fight, and GGG will win, they will say Mayweather is old now, GGG would never have beaten him in his prime. There’s always an excuse for Golvokin v Mayweather fans.Posted November 5, 2013 4:50 pm
If 2.2 Million were sold for the Canelo vs Floyd FIASCO BORING EVENT than 2.2 plus 1.1 Million more will pay to see GGG finally give Floyd not only the beating of his life but that undefeated record he so much protected with his boring 17 year experience will finally come to an end. I will gladly pay $100 PPV to see that.Posted November 5, 2013 3:43 pm
Herron.., I think Ronnie Shields is a moron.. In Vernon Forrest’s first fight with Ricardo Mayorga he told Vernon to back Mayorga up and make it a dog fight.. That didn’t work of course.. In the rematch he was grabbing Vernon’s left arm and telling him, “You’re going to win with this.. Are you listening to me? This is your stick.” Right.
He goes through fighters faster than Floyd goes through women.Posted November 5, 2013 2:28 am
Canelo is bigger than GGG but not near as goodPosted November 5, 2013 1:29 am
I was just making a point that it wouldn’t do better than Canelo vs Floyd. I know it’s a lot of sales but don’t matter. GGG is too big for Floyd. Fight won’t happenPosted November 5, 2013 12:04 am
Thanks for listening, Luke.
I love Ronnie, but I was a little surprised that he was so hard on Curtis Stevens’ effort on Saturday night.
What did you think?Posted November 4, 2013 11:58 pm
I just don’t understand that logic.
If the money fans want everyone to recognize Floyd’s greatness, you would think they would want to see him fight the recognized best in boxing.
I know I would…anything less diminishes his stature in boxing. Floyd has seemingly nothing left to prove within the sport…in my opinion, he’s the best defensive fighter I’ve ever seen in my lifetime and is an all time great.
But if he wants to be considered an all time great among fans and detractors alike, he really should make the most of his limited time left in the sport and not waste opportunities with fighters who are merely trying to make a name for themselves in their young, unproven careers.
He should really try to tackle as many respected names as he can.Posted November 4, 2013 7:38 pm
peej is like a lot of mayweather fans desperate for floyd to avoid GGG, and he keeps coming up with every excuse in the book for it not to happen. LOLPosted November 4, 2013 7:30 pm
Fair Fights: “From what I read it’s Golovkin v Murray Monte Carlo, Feb 1st. Which would make sense because Murray can’t fight in the USA at the moment.”
Nothing is official as of yet, but it sure is looking that way. Martin is the WBA interim champ and is Gennady’s mandatory challenger.
Although he has a fight scheduled with Garth Wood on December 11th, look for that to be scratched if a fight with Triple G is signed for February 1st.Posted November 4, 2013 7:15 pm
Peej: “GGG does not have the fan base to out do Floyd vs Canelo. If they did fight on PPV it probly do around 1.5 or so buys”
Peej, 1.5 million buys is still an awful lot of money and a very successful broadcast.
But don’t look for Triple G to leave HBO anytime soon. I understand that HBO isn’t looking to sign any contracts with anymore fighters anytime soon, but Triple G and K2 have it made right now.
They’re currently headlining on the biggest stage of boxing and Golovkin is quickly becoming one of the biggest stars of the sport. I don’t think Triple G is looking to change his relationship with HBO at this time…he’d be foolish to do so.Posted November 4, 2013 7:09 pm
TJ: “The fight I would like to see GGG in if he steps up to 168 would be vs THE VIKING WARRIOR, MIKKEL KESSLER.
I know this fight will never happen but this would be a great fight. Kessler has never taken a backwards step and comes to fight and can really let his hands go – even now in his twilight years.”
I’ve always been a big fan of the Viking Warrior, even in his, as you put it, twilight years.
As I haven’t heard a peep out of his camp, I’m sure he’ll be very interested in who wins in the Froch/Groves, Ward/Rogriguez, or even Bute/Pascal.
Don’t be surprised if you see Mikkel Kessler resurface in 2014 as a Light Heavyweight with a Bernard Hopkins fight or the winner of Bute/Pascal.Posted November 4, 2013 7:04 pm
GGG does not have the fan base to out do Floyd vs Canelo. If they did fight on PPV it probly do around 1.5 or so buysPosted November 4, 2013 7:00 pm
You’re right on point, Hidalgo.
During the live fight radio broadcast on Saturday night, you can hear the way I called it…I was strongly urging the referee to stop the bout in the final thirty seconds of the round and wasn’t surprised when Stevens’ corner stopped the bout between rounds.
If you guys want to hear how Gogue and I called the fight, the actual bout begins at the 75 minute mark of the embedded player.
This was a trial run for the November 23rd PPV in Macau, China.
We’re planning to do a three hour broadcast of the entire fight card.Posted November 4, 2013 7:00 pm
You’re correct when you say that Broner has probably a greater tendency to put on weight than Floyd Jr. at 24 years of age.
Guys like Chris Arreola will never be blessed with a “body beautiful” because of his genes, and he gets a lot of unwarranted scrutiny as a result. Just like a Samoan will never be able to run and win the Boston Marathon because of how he is built.
But Floyd at 36 lives in the gym. This guy works much harder than any other fighter I know.
Broner just doesn’t take care of business between fights. At 24, maybe he can get away with this kind of work regimen, but it will catch up to him sooner rather than later.
If he has a tendency to pack on weight or doesn’t have the same kind of metabolism, that just means that he has to work harder and really has no business taking that much time off between fights if he wants to be recognized as an elite level athlete.Posted November 4, 2013 6:54 pm
I will get more information for everyone regarding the warrior that is Mago Abdusalamov as soon as it’s made available to me. So far, there’s been no change from yesterday.
Just keep him in your prayers.Posted November 4, 2013 6:46 pm
Joe, Mayweather has been seen eating and drinking a lot of crap but like his dad and uncle, he probably has skinny genes. Broner on the other hand may get chubby quick because his dad has Aunt Jemima genes.Posted November 4, 2013 6:36 pm
Peej, everyone is talking about GGG including Hopkins, Ward, and FrochPosted November 4, 2013 6:31 pm
Squared-Circle Real Talk (The Lion King of Beat Street)
3G vs. FMJ would generate huge revenue. Floyd has run out of Mexicans to fight on our big holidays, so has to come up with a plan B. He needs to fight PacMan, Bradley and 3G if he wants to be considered the best of his era.
FMJ is certainly NOT a small WW and anyone who says that is full of it. Example: FMJ had a height and reach advantage over both Canelo and Cotto and walks around at well over 150lbs. Pac is a small WW NOT Floyd.
FMJ is now the Jr. MW Champion of the world so must defend all his 154lbs titles vs. the very best in the world who can make weight at his division, and that includes 3G. If FMJ is not willing to defend the 154lbs Championship against the best, he should be STRIPPED or have the decency of a sportsman to VACATE. Real talk.Posted November 4, 2013 4:21 pm
Joseph, what amazed me in this fight was how stunned Stevens was by Gennady’s power. I’m not talking physically stunned because clearly he was that. I’m talking about his disbelief. His eyes flew wide open in total amazement as he was struggling to get up off the canvas. He had never experienced power like that in his life, and that wasn’t even GGG’s best shot. Ya gotta give Stevens credit though, both for having the heart and courage to keep fighting but also to be in good enough shape–physically and mentally–to get up from a shot like that. That was no easy task.
Meanwhile, the fight should have been stopped about 10 punches before it was. Golovkin was literally wailing on him.Posted November 4, 2013 3:36 pm
Sorry but it would not break any records. GGG does not have a big enough fan base for that. Canelo has a huge following. GGG does not have that following yet. Plus he is just too big for Floyd. And nobody knows if he can even make 154.Posted November 4, 2013 3:34 pm
canelo mayweather was not a fight.Posted November 4, 2013 3:30 pm
Mayweather vs Golovkin would be huge… It would be a blockbuster fight that would set new records for revenues if promoted right… And it would be promoted right.
I’m the man who said Mayweather-Canelo would break all box office revenue and PPV records of all time.. I said that 2 years ago..
The reason this fight would do better than Mayweather Canelo???
Canelo is a counterpuncher who waits all night and doesn’t throw.. Every other middleweight who could beat Curtis Stevens would have won a 12-round decision Saturday night.. GGG came after Kurt, got in the face of a super tough, big bombing puncher, threw 100 punches a round, and was about to destroy the man.
How many boxers can box masterfully, punch, defend, take a punch, and run big punchers TF over??? Golovkin and Kovalev are unique… But it is just barely possible that Golovkin could get a fight with Floyd … The chances are probably less than one in a hundred.Posted November 4, 2013 3:15 pm
If 2.2 PPV were sold to see an OVERWEIGHT 172 POUNDS FLATFOOTED STAMINA PLAGUE YOUNGSTER who FORGOT he was Mexican on a Mexican Holiday than 3.5 Million will see the 159 GGG who doesn’t have STAMINA PROBLEM and NOT FLATFOOTED and has MEGA PUNCHING POWER even with the GIRLY grant gloves.Posted November 4, 2013 3:12 pm
There is not a lot of PPV money in a Floyd vs GGG fight. Not now atleast. And that fight will not happen. Floyd is not big enough, he will be dropping back down to Welter. He is a small WelterPosted November 4, 2013 2:52 pm
the days of the best fighting the best are long gone.Posted November 4, 2013 2:51 pm
But Canelo lost and looked bad against Floyd, Floyd on the other hand looked good and is undefeated like GGG so it only make sense and a lot of PPV Money that GGG vs Floyd for Floyds 154 WBC belt, besides GGG only weights 159….Canelo ask for the 152 catchweight and not Floyd, Floyd team said they were willing to fight Canelo at 154 for the 154 WBC belt REMEMBER its on TV and on all the Sports media starting with the Showtime special, so now GGG is willing to come down from 159 to 154 for Floyds 154 WBC belt its plain and simple and makes a lot of sense and PPV MONEY….GGG The African-American ASSASSIN.Posted November 4, 2013 2:19 pm
MMendoza – Canelo comes into his fights weighing over 172+lbs why couldn’t he fight GGG at 160lbs? or 154lbs? GGG has said he’s willing to come down to 154lbs.. Stop making excuses for Canelo.. he cannot continue to fight 140lb’ers like Josesito Lopez..Posted November 4, 2013 2:15 pm
The fight I would like to see GGG in if he steps up to 168 would be vs THE VIKING WARRIOR, MIKKEL KESSLER.
I know this fight will never happen but this would be a great fight. Kessler has never taken a backwards step and comes to fight and can really let his hands go – even now in his twilight years.
If Kessler wants to continue he will need a really motivating fight and GGG will be a guy who can motivate him. I can imagine the exchanges between these two and if there are any chinks in GGG, then Kessler will find them.
Motivation for GGG would be trying to be the first man to stop Mikkel, who was floored briefly by ALLAN GREEN at 175lbs.
Kessler has only failed to excite in one fight – vs SOG and would prove a great barometer if and when GGG targets SOG.
Any news on KESSLER’S intentions to fight again?Posted November 4, 2013 2:05 pm
PUBLIC ENEMY: Don’t hold your breath because Canelo will never fight GGG. He will take his time and stay where he’s at and then people will forget that he didn’t fight GGG. There is no way he’s moving up to meet up with GGG — not even at a catchweight. It’s more likely that Canelo will fight Quillin though — especially now that he looked more hittable against Rosado. Only way would be if GGG all of a sudden almost gets TKO in one of his fights but barely makes it out with a ‘D”. Like what happened in Bradley vs. Provanidkov.Posted November 4, 2013 2:00 pm
GGG The African-American ASSASIN.Posted November 4, 2013 1:59 pm
GGG vs Floyd for Floyds 154 WBC belt, hey after all Floyd just prove that if he could easily handle a Solid 172 pounds Canelo than he shouldn’t have any problems challenging 159 pounds GGG.Posted November 4, 2013 1:58 pm
Just to add this: Floyd v GGG at 154? Nah.Posted November 4, 2013 1:26 pm
Personally, I don’t think Floyd should be expected to take on GGG. Mayweather isn’t a middleweight and Golovkin is naturally bigger and hits hard. Floyd is 37 or thereabouts and had a long career. I want to see Gennady take on the real 160lb men, clean up the MW division if he’s good enough. Canelo v Golovkin down the line at 160, yeah, sound fight. Then maybe, Gennady might try 168…Posted November 4, 2013 1:21 pm
gustavo , why not the Klits you moron?Posted November 4, 2013 12:49 pm
GGG sparring with Cruiserweights and Heavyweights, could you please name them? Even if that’s the case let him go for Gold and take on Wlad, Pulev, Adamek,Perez ,David Haye, or Wilder then and prove that he’s the super human being you’re making him into. Total crap!Posted November 4, 2013 10:44 am
For Floyd fighting Golovkin makes no sense at all. Floyd is a natural 147 Welterweight. He had to EAT to make at least 152 at the weigh-in against Canelo. Triple G seems to be a big middleweight and unlike Canelo, he’s fast and accurate.
Triple G should fight guys like:
– Martinez, Murray, Barker and unify 160
Why has Canelo and his team gone silent regarding GGG? Why aren’t they calling out the Russian?Posted November 4, 2013 10:20 am
From what I read it’s Golovkin v Murray Monte Carlo, Feb 1st. Which would make sense because Murray can’t fight in the USA at the moment.
Ricky Hatton in his promo for the Murray v Wood fight coming up in Australia kept saying that he’s very close to signing a deal for a third world title shot for Murray at the beginning of Feb.
On Boxing News it says “Golovkin will reportedly be back in the ring on February 1st in Monte Carlo, Monaco against an opponent still to be determined.”
And from what I can gather Murray is Golovkin’s mandatory challenger.
Taking into account these pieces of information it seems to me that Golovkin v Murray is the fight they are talking about.
Murray is a good choice, he’d beat any of the other 160 fighters out there, he was robbed when he beat Martinez in Argentina. I felt he beat Sturm in Germany who was lucky to get away with a draw. I can’t see Barker beating Murray, or Geale, or Quilllin who was awful against Rosado. That leaves Murray as the best and most dangerous choice at 160 for Golovkin. I can see GGG winning, but Murray is a good fighter as Martinez and Sturm found out, and he’s hard as nails. I’d expect him to put up a good fight against Golovkin and will take the fight to him. As Murray said recently, ‘You never know, it could be third time lucky’ he’s certainly well motivated after his excellent performances at world level so far. If this is the fight about to announced then I’m excited to see it. Golovkin v Murray could be a cracker.Posted November 4, 2013 4:46 am
Hopkins is willing to fight GGG at 175. Froch and Ward have already called out GGG at 168 but at this early stage in his career, GGG should only do that at catchweight or perhaps test the waters with BikaPosted November 4, 2013 4:03 am
Chavez is going to be fighting against Bryan Vera in February 2014, so it’s not him.
It’s either going to be Martin Murray – 80%, or Daniel Geale 20%Posted November 4, 2013 4:02 am
Mick the Marmalizer
So then Golovkin has a date pencilled in @ Monte Carlo in the new year, but who will it be against? I can’t see it being J.M.Martinez, Darren Barker or Peter Quillin, so how about Martin Murray or J.C.Chavez Jr? This could well be GGG’s last fight @ 160Lb as move to 168 is all the talk of the tabloids, so let’s hope it’s a barnstormer!Posted November 4, 2013 3:56 am
Murderman, if you really listen to the interview with Abel Sanchez, it’s very telling.
Abel already had Golovkin sparring with Cruisers and Heavyweights…he will have no problem dealing with anyone at 168, except possibly Andre Ward because of his athleticism and skill level.
I know Gennady can make 154 pounds, but wouldn’t prefer it. He’s only 5’10” and doesn’t have a huge frame.
He’s gifted with heavy hands…Triple G would be able to have power at any of the surrounding weight divisions.Posted November 4, 2013 3:51 am
Can teiple g make 154 and still have the same power n explosiveness? Will he be weight drained? He prob should stay and clean out 160. But if a big w ward or froch comes up im sure he will jump to 168. He appears to be built to where his power will move up to 168 w him. Plus he boxes well. Still needs a lil work on defense. He is a bit hittable but he is the real deal!Posted November 4, 2013 3:43 am
I can see Triple fighting Andre or someone else at 168 sometime soon…because of a lack of fighters who are willing to step in the ring at 160Posted November 4, 2013 3:38 am
FA, don’t waste your time with a poster like Woop Woop.
He’s obviously a hater, brother.
Anyone who knows what they’re looking at without the hater goggles on, recognizes the elite level talent that Triple G is.Posted November 4, 2013 3:36 am
On the other hand, 154 is only gonna lead GGG so far when all the other top 154 guys are with centrists Oscar/Haymon who basically refuse to promote Eurasian fighters anywhere near their stable.Posted November 4, 2013 3:35 am
I really like Martin…he’s a very underrated fighter who really showed his craft against Sergio Martinez.
Unfortunately, most are discrediting his performance by saying that Sergio wasn’t 100%.
I think it’s a very good fight for as long as it lasts.
I just don’t see anyone at 160 who can currently compete with Triple G.Posted November 4, 2013 3:34 am
Murray is an excellent opponent, especially after the recent shabby showings by Quillin, Chavez, Sturm, Mundine, etc…
I do agree with some of his detractors in that he needs to prove that he can actually go down in weight, especially if he doesnt get Murray or Martinez. He can start out against Cotto or the winner of Martirosyan vs Andrade.Posted November 4, 2013 3:31 am
What are murray’s chances against triple g? Sorry typoPosted November 4, 2013 3:21 am
@ joeseph herron – in your opinion what at murray’s chances against triple g? Murray got robbed against martinez and has shown he is formidable. Murray has size and more skill than stevens. Maybe not as much power though.Posted November 4, 2013 3:20 am
“GGG was stunned twice in the fight by another small fighter.” – Woop Woop you’re deluded. 1. Stevens fought most of his career at 168 so he’s the bigger fighter. 2. GGG was never stunned. 3. He methodically demolished Stevens, breaking his body and his mind. Review that WTF look on Stevens’ face in round 2 in case you forgot.Posted November 4, 2013 3:19 am
I have to disagree with you and the the speaker praising old golden goose jr. because a lot of what Justin Bieber and Adrien Broner are doing was directly passed on to them from their role model Floyd Mayweather Jr..Posted November 4, 2013 3:05 am
Another beat down… Not interesting to me… Tough to get excited.
I’d love to see them dispense with Murray and go with Quillin. The sooner GGG can corral Quillin and Sergio the sooner he can take on Ward. That would be an ATG fight — but it should come after he beats the best at 160 … Ward has the experience of doing that at 168.Posted November 4, 2013 2:51 am
That’s exactly what Abel stated, Murderman. Murray was Gennady’s mandatory…I’m pretty sure that will be Triple G’s next opponent.Posted November 4, 2013 2:28 am
I beleive murray is triple g’s mandatory. Saw murray get robbed against martinez. Triple g vs murray could be a good fightPosted November 4, 2013 2:24 am
Guys, as an unexpected surprise, Abel Sanbchez, Triple G’s trainer, came on the show during Gogue’s segment at the 90 minute mark of the program.
He talks about Peter Quillin, Sergio Martinez, as well as Gennady future opponent on February 1st.Posted November 4, 2013 2:18 am
Martinez is always recovering from an injury. All he needs to say is whether or not he wants to fight Golovkin, or not… Quillin is always yapping about how great he is — he picked Stevens to KO Golovkin and said, “Me and Kurt will unify the titles.”
How about fighting 3G since he flattened your boy???”Posted November 4, 2013 1:23 am
God Bless you, Bustajay!!
Thank you for the kind words!!Posted November 4, 2013 12:06 am
maybe quillen is interested in this match. I know he has a belt.Posted November 3, 2013 11:50 pm
Squared-Circle Real Talk (a.k.a. The Lion King of Beat Street)
3G was NEVER once rocked, wobbled or hurt by hard-hitting Stevens. He has an IRON chin just like Vitali, so doesn’t need outstanding head movement and defensive skills. Woop Woop is a complete IDIOT and is obviously SREDMOND the racist. Real talk.Posted November 3, 2013 11:06 pm
Tune in and be bluffed that GGG is the 2nd coming. Listen to the false accolades for a mediocre performance against less than mediocre opposition. This performance didn’t shovel any extra coal into the hype train in fact it might just of slowed it down a little. GGG was stunned twice in the fight by another small fighter as he seems to opt out of facing any true, fit, legitimate middleweight. Waiting on the call out of Martinez although we all know Martinez is still recovering from injury, so this is a safe challenge to make. I’m sure GGG will be gunning for Welter FMJ rather than be out-boxed by Ward or out-toughed by Froch at 168lbs. Really going to have build up some extra hype this time as GGG lost some of his momentum behind this smoke and mirrors fight. G ‘The’ G Íllusion’ G.Posted November 3, 2013 10:59 pm
Joseph I will be off line and out of pocket tonight. I will miss the show live but will catch up after you load it to the site. Great job last night brother and thanks for allowing me “on” to say hello.
Bless you broPosted November 3, 2013 9:47 pm