It’s a holiday treat for HBO Boxing fans. Over four consecutive nights in late December, the HBO service will present eight of the year’s standout fights, spotlighting some of the biggest names in the sport in riveting performances. Featured are signature wins by Manny Pacquiao, Miguel Cotto, Gennady Golovkin, Sergey Kovalev, Juan Manuel Marquez, Wladimir Klitschko and Terence Crawford.… Read Article
I think most may recall the story of how Marvel character Wolverine was created, at least in the movies. He was part of a scientific experiment in which liquid metal was injected to his bones. That created the frightening super hero we all love. I suggest we could come up with a similar comic book style origin story about middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin.
The boxer from Kazakhstan caught the eyes of most fans in the … Read Article
Dexter H. (Oakland, CA): I’ve reached the conclusion that GGG is a legitimate problem! I just can’t see this guy losing. What I like is that there are no steroid allegations, or no illegal hand-wrap allegations. Dude is just solid. He wants Cotto next. Do you think Cotto takes the fight? And how do you see that one going down?
Vivek W. (ESB): I admit, it’s becoming harder and harder for me to fight the … Read Article
Gennady Golovkin did not waste a move in obliterating Daniel Geale at the Madison Square Garden on Saturday night. There were no surprises and Golovkin fought the same fight he usually does and overpowered his terrified opponent.
There was a huge difference in the expressions and conduct of the rivals while Michael Buffer made the announcements. Golovkin was calm and collected, relaxed but focused; he exuded an aura of prime physical confidence and peace of … Read Article
Thank the boxing gods for Gennady Golovkin. Up until the main event, the note pad contained lines such as:
“… had sleeping tablets in both fists. Unfortunately, he took all the tablets before the fight.”
“It was an unanimous decision from the crowd. F****** dreadful fight.”
When Golovkin walked into the ring, first with Jay Z’s Encore and then The White Stripes’ Seven Nation Army, it got the New York crowd pumped up in a … Read Article
Bryant Jennings (19-0, 10 KOs) won a a split decision against former undefeated contender, Mike Perez (20-1-1, 12 KOs), to capture the WBC number one ranking and mandatory position to challenge the winner of champion Bermane Stiverne vs. Deontay Wilder.
“I felt good going down the stretch and it was the difference in the fight,” said Jennings. “I won this fight and that’s all that matters. I’m ready to fight for the world championship and … Read Article
Triple G does it again. Daniel Geale was supposed to be his first real test. Geale was described as having the skills needed to prove troublesome for Gennady. He could move. He was a volume puncher and so on. You could just see GGG stifling a yawn, even though he would never criticize or downgrade an opponent.
When the fight started, Geale caught the nearest bicycle and hopped on. He moved side to side and … Read Article
WBA middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin (30-0, 27 KOs) scored his 17th consecutive knockout in halting the game but limited Daniel Geale (30-3, 16 KOs) in the 3rd round tonight at Madison Square Garden in New York. Geale ran for most of the fight, but he couldn’t escape the pressure from Golovkin.
In the 3rd round, Golovkin cornered Geale and exchanged right hands with him. Geale’s shot got there first, but Golovkin’s flattened him on the … Read Article
Gennady Golovkin was built on HBO’s “Boxing After Dark” and has become just that, bad. Golovkin has already passed the eye test now he will encounter a new style test versus Daniel Geale from historic Madison Square Garden in New York City broadcasted live on HBO Championship Boxing.
Majority of talk inside the boxing world leading up to this matchup has been more about what’s next for “Triple G”. The round in which Golovkin stops … Read Article
New York City (July 24, 2014) Trainers for all four featured fighters on the G4 World Championship Boxing event this Saturday night, July 26 held court with the media at Madison Square Garden today to discuss their charges’ upcoming battles.
Present were ABEL SANCHEZ for Gennady Golovkin, GRAHAM SHAW for Daniel Geale, FRED JENKINS for Bryant Jennings and ADAM BOOTH for Mike Perez.
ABEL SANCHEZ (Gennady Golovkin)
“This is a thinking man’s fight, the adjustments … Read Article