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Tonight on “The Pugilist KOrner”: “Gennady Golovkin vs. Curtis Stevens”

Tonight at 10PM EST/7PM PST, “JK III Productions” proudly presents a special “Fight Night” edition of The Pugilist KOrner, featuring blow by blow action of “Gennady Golovkin versus Curtis Stevens”!!

Pugilist KOrner listener line: 718-506-1506

Hosted by radio commentator and ring announcer Joseph Herron, along with expert trainer and master strategist James Gogue, the two hour program will provide alternative, unbiased commentary of the action as it unfolds from “The Theater” at Madison Square Garden in New York City. Continue reading

Golovkin willing to go down to 154 or up to 168 for a big fight

It’s kind of a forgone conclusion that WBA middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin (27-0, 24 KO’s) will be dominating his over-matched and undersized opponent Curtis Stevens (25-3, 18 KO’s) in their HBO televised fight at Madison Square Garden Theater, in New York, New York, USA. It’s not so much what happens in this fight for Golovin, because he’s going to win by either a knockout or a lopsided decision. Continue reading

Photos: Gennady Golovkin: 159.6 lbs. – Curtis Stevens: 159.25 lbs.

Saturday’s HBO® telecast is a doubleheader airing at 10:00 p.m. (ET/PT).

All fighters for this Saturday’s night’s “MONSTERS COLLIDE” professional boxing event at Madison Square Garden, “The Mecca of Boxing”, weighed-in today.

“MONSTERS COLLIDE” is headlined by the World Middleweight Championship between WBA/IBO Champion Gennady “GGG” Golovkin and top rated challenger Curtis Stevens of Brooklyn, New York.

Gennady Golovkin, 159.6
Curtis Stevens, 159.2
12-Round WBA/IBO Middleweight World Championship Continue reading

Golovkin vs. Stevens: Slugfest, Slaughter, or both?

!cid_2_963738041@web120201_mail_ne1_yahooGennandy Golovkin has taken America by storm shooting up the ladder of success faster than most of his opponents have lasted in his current streak of 14 straight knockouts.

Brooklyn native Curtis Stevens, who will be fighting close to home in the Theatre at Madison Square Garden on Saturday night, has taken a much different path en route to get back on HBO after losing to Andre Dirrell his first time on the network.

The Las Vegas betting lines, boxing fans and media alike aren’t giving Stevens much of a chance besides as a puncher. Can you really blame them in a matchup that looks like a duck?

It seems like HBO is playing a dangerous game of trick or treat with triple G’s. Continue reading

Photos: Gennady Golovkin vs. Curtis Stevens: Saturday Night on HBO

!cid_9_963738041@web120201_mail_ne1_yahoo HBO’s flagship series presents a twin bill of hard-hitting action highlighted by a red-hot middleweight title showdown when HBO WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING: GENNADY GOLOVKIN VS. CURTIS STEVENS AND MIKE PEREZ VS. MAGOMED ABDUSALAMOV is seen SATURDAY, NOV. 2 at 10:00 p.m. (live ET/tape-delayed PT) from the Theater at Madison Square Garden, exclusively on HBO. The HBO Sports team of Jim Lampley, Max Kellerman and Roy Jones Jr. will be ringside for the event, which will be available in HDTV, closed-captioned for the hearing-impaired and presented in Spanish on HBO Latino.

Other HBO playdates: Nov. 3 (9:15 a.m.) and 4 (11:15 p.m.)

HBO2 playdates: Nov. 3 (4:45 p.m.) and 5 (11:45 p.m.) Continue reading

Golovkin vs. Stevens Final Press Conference Videos

NEW YORK CITY (October 31, 2013) On Thursday afternoon at The Refinery Hotel Rooftop Lounge in Manhattan, WBA/IBO Middleweight World Champion Gennady Golovkin and top rated challenger Curtis Stevens held court for their final press conference in front of a massive crowd of local media.

Master of ceremonies for the press conference was Hall of Fame Ring Announcer Michael Buffer. Below are select quotes from the participants.

CURTIS STEVENS

“Thanks very much to HBO, Madison Square Garden, Main Events, K2 and GGG Promotions, I’m ready to become the middleweight champion of the world.”

“Come Saturday night, I’m gonna **** Gennady Golovkin up!” Continue reading

Golovkins vs Stevens: Times Square and MSG Workout Photos / Videos

All photos, Will Hart/K2 Promotions – WBA/IBO Middleweight World Champion Gennady “GGG” Golovkin and top rated contender Curtis Stevens stopped traffic Wednesday in Times Square as highlights of their past fights were very featured on multiple video boards.

Both fighters were mobbed by media and fans as they took photos and signed autographs during their visit just days ahead of their showdown this Saturday night, November 2 at Madison Square Garden, “The Mecca of Boxing” and LIVE on HBO® Continue reading

Golovkin heads to New York City for world title fight vs Stevens this Saturday night

(Photo credit: K2 Promotions) Big Bear, CA (October 29, 2013) After weeks of intense training in Big Bear, California, boxing’s fastest rising superstar Gennady “GGG” Golovkin is headed to New York City to defend his WBA and IBO Middleweight World Titles this Saturday night against Brooklyn’s Curtis Stevens at Madison Square Garden, “The Mecca of Boxing” and LIVE on HBO® (10:00 p.m. ET/PT.)

With two massive fight billboards in the New York City area and a full week of media activities ahead, the Golovkin/Stevens clash has become a must-see attraction in the “city that never sleeps”.

“I’m excited to fly to New York City for this fight with Curtis Stevens. Fighting at Madison Square Garden is always very special to me,” said Golovkin. “The training camp was hard, but I’m in great condition and ready to fight.” Continue reading

Video: Curtis Stevens training camp interview

RingTV’s Bill Emes traveled to Easton, Pa., to document middleweight puncher Curtis Steven’s intense training camp for his challenge to WBA titleholder Gennady Golovkin on Saturday in New York City. Stevens, who looks lightning quick on the mitts, says the mouth of Golovkin’s trainer Abel Sanchez has written a check that “Golovkin’s ass can’t cash.” Continue reading

Curtis Stevens Media Workout Photos, Quotes

733Brooklyn’s Curtis Stevens took the time to discuss his upcoming Nov. 2nd showdown with WBA/IBO Middleweight Champion Gennady Golovkin, on Wednesday. Formerly the training base of legendary World Heavyweight Champion Larry Holmes, Pintabone’s Boxing Gym serves as the host for Stevens’ training camp, as he prepares to challenge the dangerous Golovkin at The Theater at Madison Square Garden. The ever loquacious challenger exuded confidence as he broke it all down for press. The fight will be televised live by HBO.

Does his power concern you?

“The question is does my power concern him?”

If you hit Golovkin and he doesn’t go down, what are you going to do?

“Hit his ass some more!” Continue reading