Middleweight beltholder Peter Quillin could soon defend his WBO title against promotional stablemate Danny Jacobs.
Golovkin's KO of Macklin a hit among viewers
WBA middleweight beltholder Gennady Golovkin attracted a career-high 1.1 million viewers for last month's third-round knockout of Matthew Macklin on HBO.
Golovkin (27-0, 23 knockouts) scored his 14th-straight knockout against Macklin In his third appearance on HBO, delivering his best audience numbers on the network by generating 1.1 million viewers.
This was a 35 percent increase over Golovkin's last bout on HBO, when 813,000 watched his seventh-round knockout of Gabriel Rosado in January, which was, in itself, a 19 percent increase over Golovkin's HBO appearance in September of 2012 when he dropped Gzregorz Proksa three times on the way to stopping him in the fifth round.
In advance of his fight with Macklin, HBO's documentary 2 Days: Gennady Golovkin accumulated more than 2.5 million viewers, surpassing last year's average of 2.1 million per installment.
Photo by Naoki Fukuda
Lem Satterfield can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org