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Gennady Golovkin

Left-Hook Lounge Mailbag: Vivek Wallace Speaks on Stevens vs GGG, Canelo’s Weight (Reason for Concern?), & Zab Judah!

Mark C. (Hollywood, FL): Looks like Curtis Stevens has talked his way into a showdown with GGG. I like Steven's power and his heart. Do you think he can pull off the upset? Vivek W.: When you have two heavy punchers like this, anything is possible. But I wouldn't advise anyone to drop any ducats in the bucket! Sometimes in life we have to be careful what we wish for! I won't go out on a limb and [...]

Videos: Gennady Golovkin, Danny Garcia, Angel Garcia

Radio Rahim interviews "GGG" Gennady Golovkin about becoming HBO next superstar and what it will take to fight Sergio Martinez, Peter Quillin and unify middleweight championship. Junior welterweight champ Danny Garcia spoke to sports media at his Philadelphia gym about his anticipated Sept. 14 showdown with vaunted puncher Lucas Matthysse. "He's got power but I got power too," he said. "It takes more [...]

Gennady Golovkin-Curtis Stevens: Get Ready For A BANG!

As fans may have read, middleweight ruler (begging the pardon of Sergio Martinez) Gennady Golovkin is shopping around for a November challenger, with a December fight also pencilled in. Currently one of the hottest fighters/champions/out and out punchers in boxing, “GGG” has fans salivating for more pure punching action. Fresh off his hugely impressive body punch KO over the experienced Matthew [...]

Gennady Golovkin vs. Curtis Stevens possible for November 2nd

#9 IBF, #10 WBC, Curtis Stevens (24-3, 17 KO’s) is a strong possible opponent for WBA middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin’s next fight on November 2nd in New York, according to Steve Kim. Golovkin’s promoters at K2 are interested in matching him against Britain’s Martin Murray, but that fight likely won’t happen. If Murray can’t take the fight, then the 28-year-old Stevens could be [...]

Left-Hook Lounge: Mayweather’s legacy, Pacquiao’s future, and a Trinidad vs GGG fantasy!!!

Jeremy H. (Orlando, FL): How do you compare the legacy of Floyd Mayweather to other athletes in history? In other words, what are your thoughts about him as a man, an athlete, and overall as a person, when he look at his legacy compared to great athletes of the past? Vivek W. (ESB): This is a very broad question to tackle in just a few paragraphs. I think to best answer it, we have to look at things [...]

Gennady Golovkin documentary brings in huge ratings on HBO

VENICE, CA (July 17, 2013) Boxing’s fastest rising star, middleweight world champion Gennady “GGG” Golovkin continues to impress in-and -out of the ring with record numbers for his television ratings. This week HBO announced that it’s “2Days: Gennady Golovkin” documentary feature surrounding Golovkin’s knockout victory of Gabriel Rosado on JANUARY 19 was the highest rated ever of [...]


Monte Carlo (July 11, 2013) Boxing’s fastest rising superstar Gennady “GGG” Golovkin is in the world’s most beautiful tourist location, Monte Carlo, this week for the Monte Carlo Million Dollar Super 4 Finals taking place this Saturday, JULY 13. This week Golovkin, the WBA and IBO Middleweight World Champion, also received awards from ESPN including “Fighter of the Mid-Year” and “Knockout [...]

Golovkin Gives Canelo a Shot Early In the Fight, Still Expects A Boring Bout

(Photo credit: Esther Lin/Showtime) “I know Saul, and I think that he has a better chance in the first half of the fight, than in the second. If there will be a direct exchange of punches, than there is no doubt that he will win. But I am sure that Floyd will not do that, he doesn’t need to do that, thus there will be no explosive war, as some are expecting. I think that the fight will be boring. [...]

De La Hoya: Quillin’s the best middleweight in the division; he destroys everyone

Oscar De La Hoya of Golden Boy Promotions thinks his champion WBO middleweight belt holder Peter Quillin (29-0, 21 KO’s) is the best fighter in the 160 lb. division right now, and it appears that De La Hoya thinks WBA champion Gennady Golovkin is still unproven. De La Hoya wants Golovkin to face Quillin’s recent victim former WBO middleweight champion Hassan N'Dam N'Jikam, presumably in some [...]

Chavez Jr. wants Golovkin at 168; thinks he can KO him

Former WBC middleweight champion Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. (46-1, 32 KO’s) says he wants to face WBA middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin (27-0, 24 KO’s) at 168 lbs, and he thinks he’s can KO him if the fight gets made, according to The Record. Chavez Jr. might be open to fighting Golovkin at 160, but he prefers 168 so that he’ll be full strength. Chavez Jr. said to The Record “It could [...]