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Gennady Golovkin April 26th fight cancelled

Venice, CA (March 3, 2014) WBA and IBO Middleweight World Champion Gennady “GGG” Golovkin has cancelled a much discussed title defense against Andy Lee scheduled for April 26th in his return to Madison Square Garden and HBO due to the sudden passing of his father. This news was first announced on Saturday, March 1, when Tom Loeffler of K2 Promotions was contacted by Golovkin’s manager Oleg [...]

Gennady Golovkin Named WBA’s January 2014 Boxer Of The Month

Venice, CA (February 11, 2014) Boxing’s fastest rising superstar, Gennady “GGG” Golovkin was named the World Boxing Association’s Boxer of the Month for January 2014, the fourth time he’s received the honor. Golovkin improved to 29-0 with 26 knockouts as he defended his WBA Middleweight World Title for the tenth time on February 1 with a dominant seventh round stoppage of durable Osumanu [...]

Photos: Golovkin stops Adama

(Photo/Courtesy Sumio Yamada) Monte Carlo (February 1, 2014) In front of a packed house of cheering boxing fans in Monte Carlo and millions watching around the world on Saturday night, WBA/IBO Middleweight World Champion Gennady “GGG” Golovkin stormed to a seventh round stoppage of Ghana’s Osumanu Adama at the Salles des Etoiles. The knockout, Golovkin’s sixteenth in a row and tenth world [...]

Golovkin vs. Adama to be telecast in over 100 countries

Monte Carlo (January 31, 2014) The Gennady Golovkin/Osumanu Adama World Middleweight Championship this Saturday, FEBRUARY 1 will be shown in over 100 countries, it was announced today by the promoters of Monte Carlo Boxing Bonanza. Said Tom Loeffler of K2 Promotions, “The interest in this world title defense by Gennady against Osumanu Adama has truly been overwhelming. The event will be shown [...]

Gennady Golovkin Monte Carlo Training Photos

Boxing's fastest rising superstar, Gennady "GGG" Golovkin is finalizing preparations for his tenth world title defense this Saturday, FEBRUARY 1 against world ranked challenger Osumanu Adama in Monte Carlo. Golovkin, 28-0-0 (25KO"s), will defend his WBA/IBO world titles in the main event of Monte Carlo Boxing Bonanza for his return to Monaco at the Salles des Etoiles. On March 30, 2013, Golovkin [...]

Monte Carlo: Fit Fletcher bringing it hard for Bursak

Jarrod Fletcher is taking next weekend’s WBA Continental middleweight title bout against Max Bursak so seriously that he has already set up fight camp in Nice, France – the first fighter to do so ahead of the Monte Carlo Boxing Bonanza on February 1. Rated number four by the WBA, Fletcher (17-1, 10 KOs) was in line to fight highly-regarded Martin Murray, but the Briton withdrew, a development [...]

Africans in fighting mood ahead of key Monte Carlo bouts

The two African boxers featuring on the Monte Carlo Boxing Bonanza bill next weekend are both in the shape of their lives, according to their trainers. Ilunga “Junior” Makabu (15-1, 14 KOs), who hails from the Democratic Republic of Congo and is based in South Africa, fights unbeaten Ruben Angel Mino (20-0, 20 KOs) of Argentina. Nkosinathi Joyi (24-2, 17 KOs), from the boxing heartland [...]

Mike Perez and Carlos Takam Fight Recap

Before a massive crowd of over 20,000 fight fans on Saturday night at the Bell Centre in Montreal, Canada, world ranked and undefeated heavyweight contender Mike “The Rebel” Perez of Cork, Ireland battled France’s Carlos Takam to a ten round majority draw (96-94 Perez, 95-95 x 2). After winning the first two rounds, Perez suffered a nasty cut over his right eye in the third stanza from an [...]

Juan Funez Training in Big Bear with Golovkin and Perez

Sherman Oaks (Jan. 15) - Southern California's undefeated super featherweight prospect Juan Funez (3-0, 1 KO) who takes on Auburn, Washington's local favorite Marcelo Gallardo (3-0) on January 24th at the Little Creek Casino Resort in Shelton, Washington is working with the big boys in anticipation of his bout. Trained by his uncle Ricky Funez and assisted in the corner by Joe Goossen at the world [...]

Photos: Gennady Golovkin Lights Up The Golden Globe Awards

Beverly Hills, California (January 14, 2014) Boxing’s fastest rising superstar Gennady “GGG” Golovkin hit the 2014 Golden Globe Awards Sunday night at the Beverly Hills Hilton where he met many Hollywood stars from across the entertainment world.      Among the stars Gennady met were award winning actors, Michael Douglas, Tom Hanks and Matt Damon in addition to Michael K. Williams of Boardwalk [...]

Berman Announces Top Replacement For Fletcher Bout

Johannesburg / Monte Carlo (January 10, 2014) - Max Bursak, one of the standout contenders in the middleweight rankings, has replaced Martin Murray as Jarrod Fletcher’s opponent on the Monte-Carlo Boxing Bonanza tournament on February 1. The headliner features undefeated WBA and IBO middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin in defence of his titles against Osumanu Adama. Bursak happily stepped [...]

Cleverly injured, won’t be fighting Makabu on February 1st

Monte Carlo (January 7, 2014) Golden Gloves' Rodney Berman has reacted furiously to former world champion Nathan Cleverly’s abrupt withdrawal from his February 1 fight against Junior Makabu in an international 10-rounder on the Monte-Carlo Boxing Bonanza card. Berman was reacting to reports, corroborated by Frank Warren, that Cleverly had injured himself – for the second time – ahead of his [...]