You can add super-middleweight champ James DeGale to the list of big names who want to fight feared middleweight king Gennady Golovkin. Southpaw DeGale, like GGG a former amateur standout, is the IBF 168-pound champion – and he will next face WBC super-middleweight champ Badou Jack in a big unification fight in January – but he sees GGG moving up one day.… Read Article
We’ve seen crazy, even unthinkable fights become reality in the sport of boxing, and just recently we’ve seen some shockers come off (see Canelo-Khan and Golovkin-Brook – both fights coming out of nowhere and causing genuine surprise and stun when first announced). But the recent article that appeared suggesting how promoter Bob Arum was seriously thinking about putting Manny Pacquiao in with middleweight king Gennady Golovkin has been totally discredited – by Arum himself.… Read Article
When fight fans hear or read the name Gennady Golovkin, immediately the first word that comes up in mind, whether consciously or subconsciously, is “monster” or another suitable synonym no doubt. Hailed as the most dominant prizefighter in today’s Middleweight division, there is an atmosphere to his matches and a very rare type of dominance in his performance which convince people that yes, though GGG hasn’t fought the right kind of competition to call him … Read Article
It seems there is a growing number of people who feel middleweight king Gennady Golovkin should move up in weight if he’s to achieve true greatness. The likes of Floyd Mayweather and Roy Jones Jnr have said this, insisting GGG must “take a risk” by stepping up, to either 168 or, unrealistically (in the opinion of others) 175-pounds.
Can Triple-G, a reasonably smallish middleweight really be expected to move up 15-pounds and tackle dangerous light-heavyweights … Read Article
Mexico City, MX (October 20, 2016) Boxing Superstar and Unified Middleweight World Champion GENNADY “GGG” GOLOVKIN, (36-0, 33 KO’s) was in Mexico City yesterday for a World Boxing Council/HUBLOT event as the two companies have partnered to support the goal of helping retired boxers with financial and health problems.… Read Article
Hall of Fame promoter Frank Warren and members of his team are currently in San Juan, Puerto Rico, at the Caribe Hilton Hotel for the 29th Annual WBO Convention and securing a huge fight in early 2017 for undefeated WBO World Middleweight Champion Billy Joe Saunders is high on the agenda.
Discussions have been taking place and are ongoing with the representatives of two marquee names, Gennady Golovkin, the IBF, WBC, and WBA ‘Super’ champion … Read Article
While middleweight king Gennady Golovkin wants to clean up the 160-pound division and hold all the major belts there before making a move up in weight, this doesn’t stop 168-pound fighters from calling him out. One big name at super-middleweight who says he wants a fight with the undefeated, 36-0(33) puncher, is Mexican star (or former star) Julio Cesar Chavez Junior.
Chavez Jr has been pretty much out of circulation for the past few months … Read Article
Though the fight is not yet official, it is highly likely that world middleweight king Gennady Golovkin will fight Danny Jacobs next, with the target date being December 10. And Abel Sanchez, trainer of course of GGG, likes the fight a whole lot, calling it a great fight. Speaking with ESPN.com, Sanchez said that in his opinion, Jacobs, holder of a version of the WBA 160-pound title, is the second best middleweight in the world … Read Article
By Mauricio Sulaiman – WBC President – Jose Sulaiman’s son – After a memorable month of September in which boxing provided tremendous fights all over the world, we can only look towards the future and expect to see those special fights be made a reality, because that is what the fans of this great sport deserve. The fans must get what boxing can provide. I trust all involved parties will work together and make then … Read Article
It seems “regular” WBA middleweight champion Danny Jacobs is serious about wanting to fight world ruler Gennady Golovkin next. According to WBA President Gilberto Mendoza, who spoke with Sky Sports, negotiations between the two sides have started in earnest and Jacobs’ handlers have sent a financial offer to GGG’s promoter Tom Loeffler. Of course, we do not know how good, or fair an offer this is, but Mendoza says that if the two sides cannot … Read Article