Gennady Golovkin is a fighter who has proven so dominant he has even taken to letting an opponent stick around for a few extra rounds before lowering the boom on him, and GGG has even dropped his hands and let a foe punch him in the face. So special a fighter Golovkin is, his admirers say, he has yet to get out of second gear in any pro fight. Winning with something to spare is … Read Article
Kell Brook is shooting for boxing history and if he can somehow pull off a win over middleweight king Gennady Golovkin in just six days’ time, his place in the history books will certainly be secure. And Brook, the IBF welterweight ruler, is watching the very best in the history of the sport as he gets ready, mentally, for the biggest fight of his life. Brook is a huge admirer of the two Sugar Rays, … Read Article
Even after ascending to the position of #1 contender in 1977, Marvin Hagler’s title shot was not forthcoming. His wait as the division’s top challenger – lasting over 2 years – became the longest in middleweight history.
Early on in Hagler’s career, heavyweight royalty, Joe Frazier, warned the young middleweight why promoters and their showpiece fighters would want nothing to do with him:
“You have three strikes against you: you’re black, you’re a southpaw and … Read Article
Big Bear Lake, California/Sheffield, England (September 2, 2016) Boxing Superstar and Unified Middleweight World Champion Gennady “GGG” Golovkin, (35-0, 32 KO’s) and Undefeated British Boxing Star and Welterweight World Champion “The Special One” Kell Brook, (36-0, 25KO’s) have both weighed in within the World Boxing Council’s (‘WBC’) required 7-day limits heading into their highly anticipated international showdown at The O2 on Saturday, September 10 in London, England.… Read Article
Say what you want about the Gennady Golovkin-Kell Brook fight, but don’t forget that everyone is talking about it! Everyone, and I mean everyone, has an opinion on this fight – a marvellous promotion that has brought a genuine buzz, not only to British boxing, but to world boxing – and the September 10 showdown has to be looked at as one of the biggest fights of the year.
Sugar Ray Leonard has thought about … Read Article
Kell Brook hit the scales five pounds heavier than Gennady Golovkin in their final WBC check-weigh ahead of their monster clash for the WBC, IBF and IBO World Middleweight titles at The O2 in London on Saturday September 10, live on Sky Sports Box Office.
Brook was weighed at the famous Wincobank Gym in Sheffield by the British Boxing Board of Control and weighed 167.8lbs, while Golovkin tipped the scales at 162.9lb at his Big … Read Article
Just recently, Canelo Alvarez said that a fight between he and the man he gave his belt to, Gennady Golovkin, will happen “when I want it to.” The fight the whole world wants to see certainly won’t happen before next September (as per that reported verbal agreement between the respective camps) but many people – including GGG himself – are doubtful it will even happen then.
Canelo insists he does want the fight, that he … Read Article
Gennady Golovkin and Kell Brook will perform public work-outs at Covent Garden on Tuesday lunchtime to kick-off fight week ahead of their blockbuster clash for the WBC, IBF and IBO World Middleweight titles at The O2 in London on Saturday October 10, live on Sky Sports.
UK fight fans will get their first up-close and personal look at pound-for-pound KO king Golovkin as he prepares to box in Britain for the first time, with Sheffield … Read Article
Unified middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin will face welterweight Kell Brook on Sept 10 in what is being billed as a middleweight championship bout. This upcoming fight has a lot of boxing fans talking, many of them passionately. The debate largely centers around whether or not Brook – a largely unproven welterweight trinket holder – is worthy of facing the middleweight powerhouse better known to most as “Triple G”. … Read Article
Though he claims he is not too interested in the fast approaching fight between Gennady Golovkin and Kell Brook, Saul Canelo Alvarez has given the media his pre-fight prediction: Brook, who he says is “being sacrificed,” will definitely get knocked out. Canelo has launched a scathing attack on middleweight king Golovkin, stating how “he has to worry about his legacy, I don’t have to worry about mine.”
Well, in the opinion of most – around … Read Article