Bernard Hopkins and Sergey Kovalev weighed 179.75 and 185 at this morning’s second-day weigh-in for their light heavyweight title unification bout tonight at Boardwalk Hall. The IBF-mandated Saturday weigh-in result leads a packed notebook by Lem Satterfield.
Already in tough against Sergey Kovalev this Saturday, Bernard Hopkins has said he wants to face the man who many consider the hardest puncher in boxing, Gennady Golovkin, according to Oscar De La Hoya.
In Lem Satterfield’s latest notebook, Matthew Macklin hopes a WBC title eliminator win over Jorge Sebastian Heiland will truly net him a shot at RING middleweight champion Miguel Cotto.
Gennady Golovkin, trainer Abel Sanchez and promoter Tom Loeffler answered questions from the media after THE RING’s No. 1-rated middleweight stopped Marco Antonio Rubio in two rounds in front of 9,323 fans at StubHub Center in Carson, California. Loeffler says GGG will be back in the ring in February in Monte Carlo.
Trainer Abel Sanchez is so confident that his charge, Gennady Golovkin will successfully defend his WBA middleweight title against Marco Antonio Rubio that he’s even calling the round in which the fight ends.
They won’t be fighting each other but Abel Sanchez and Robert Garcia will square off through their pupils on Oct. 18 and Nov. 29 for chief second supremacy.
Puerto Rican featherweight Jayson Velez finally gets his shot at the gold when he faces IBF titlist Evgeny Gradovich on Nov. 29.
The Travelin’ Man, Lee Groves is at it again, counting punches for CompuBox and sharing all the details with RingTV.com readers. This time, Lee returns to Foxwoods…again.
Alan Massengale reports from the kickoff presser for the Oct. 18 Gennady Golovkin-Marco Antonio Rubio middleweight showdown at StubHub Center in Carson, Calif. Massengale spoke to Golovkin, Rubio, promoter Tom Loeffler, and trainers Abel Sanchez and Robert Garcia about the HBO-televised event.
Gennady Golovkin was looking for a big name to fight for his California debut and sixth HBO appearance on Oct. 18. The stars weren’t available, so his team settled on Mexican veteran Marco Antonio Rubio, who may be the perfect opponent for a main event at StubHub Center.
A deal is “very close” for WBA middleweight titleholder Gennady Golovkin to face Marco Antonio Rubio on Oct. 18 at The StubHub Center in Carson, Calif., Golovkin’s trainer Abel Sanchez informed RingTV.com on Monday.
According to the team of Andre Ward, the RING super middleweight champion has no qualms about facing WBA middleweight titlist Gennady Golovkin at 168.
WBA middleweight titlist Gennady Golovkin’s trainer, Abel Sanchez believes RING super middleweight champion Andre Ward doesn’t have the cache to dictate terms in a tentative bout between the two.
Abel Sanchez exclusively spoke to RingTV’s Bill Emes in the lockerroom immediately following WBA middleweight titleholder Gennady Golovkin’s KO win over Daniel Geale. Sanchez, Golovkin’s trainer, spoke about GGG’s performance and a potential showdown with RING/WBC champ Miguel Cotto.
In Lem Satterfield’s latest notebook, we learn that no challenger above or below middleweight is under WBA titlist Gennady Golovkin’s radar.
In Lem Satterfield’s latest notebook, we get more build-up for the upcoming Gennady Golovkin-Daniel Geale middleweight title clash on July 26.