Golovkin vs. Stevens
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
(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
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
Ola Afolabi will challenge Poland’s Lukasz Janik for the vacant International Boxing Organization’s Cruiserweight World Title on Saturday, NOVEMBER 2 in The Theater at Madison Square Garden, announced Tom Loeffler, Managing Director of K2 Promotions. The Afolabi/Janik 12-round clash will be part of MONSTERS COLLIDE, the Middleweight World Title Clash between boxing’s fastest rising star, WBA/IBO Champion Gennady “GGG” Golovkin and world ranked contender Curtis Stevens. Continue reading
Before I get started I just want to say that the Mayweather/Canelo fight is a unanimous decision victory for Floyd regardless of CJ Ross’ inept scoring. By now everyone is wondering who Floyd will fight next in May of 2014. Cinco De Mayo is a traditional Mexican holiday that Floyd on several occasions has chosen to fight on, and has fought non-Mexicans on that date. Fans can expect an undercard loaded with Mexican fighters if Floyd elects to fight a non-Mexican on that date. Floyd could also elect to fight on another May 2014 date all-together.
Of the names that Floyd could be expected fight a few will peak fans interest and these are:
Danny Garcia – Matthysee will enforce his rematch clause. But does anybody believe that Garcia can beat Mayweather? NO! Continue reading
RingTV’s Dominic Verdin spoke to Gennady Golovkin and Curtis Stevens at the L.A. presser for their Nov. 2 middleweight title bout in NYC. Golovkin: “It’s a dangerous fight for us. It will be a short fight because he talks too much.” Stevens: “I’m going to show him what a real middleweight hits like.” Continue reading
Gennady Golovkin spoke to RingTV’s Bill Emes (in improving English) about what he hopes is an “historic” clash with fellow puncher Curtis Stevens at Madison Square Garden on Nov. 2. “It’s a great fight for everybody,” said the undefeated WBA middleweight titleholder. “Stevens is strong with American style, Brooklyn style. Look at him, he’s like Mike Tyson.” Continue reading
The beautiful Refinery Hotel Rooftop in mid-town Manhattan played host on Wednesday afternoon to a massive New York City media turnout to formally announce, MONSTERS COLLIDE, Middleweight World Championship at “The Mecca of Boxing” with boxing’s fastest rising superstar, WBA and IBO World Middleweight Champion Gennady “GGG” Golovkin defending his titles against top rated contender, Curtis “Kryptonite” Stevens set for Saturday, NOVEMBER 2 at The Theatre at Madison Square Garden. The fight will be televised Live on HBO®.
Presented by K2 Promotions in association with Main Events, GGG Promotions and Madison Square Garden, tickets priced at $300, $200, $100 and $50 are available at the Madison Square Garden Box Office, all Ticketmaster outlets, Ticketmaster charge by phone (866-858-0008) and online at www.ticketmaster.com and www.thegarden.com Continue reading
— Boxing’s fastest rising superstar Gennady “GGG” Golovkin will defend his World Boxing Association (WBA) and International Boxing Organization (IBO) Middleweight World Titles against world ranked contender Curtis Stevens on Saturday, Nov. 2 from The Theater at Madison Square Garden, “The Mecca of Boxing.” The fight will be televised Live on HBO®.
Presented by K2 Promotions in association with Main Events and Madison Square Garden, tickets for this highly anticipated showdown will go on sale Wednesday, September 4 at the Madison Square Garden Box Office, all Ticketmaster outlets, Ticketmaster charge by phone (866-858-0008) and online at www.ticketmaster.com and www.thegarden.com
“We’re very excited to announce the return of Gennady Golovkin to Madison Square Garden. We believe he’s the best middleweight in the world and look forward to him proving that in the ring again on November 2,” said Tom Loeffler, Managing Director of K2 Promotions. Continue reading
#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 the guy that faces Golovkin in a fight that will likely be televised by HBO unless they turn down the fight.
Kim said: Continue reading