WBA middleweight beltholder Gennady Golovkin “beats” RING super middleweight champion Andre Ward if they were to meet, according to Golovkin’s trainer, Abel Sanchez, who ranks the 160-pounder behind Sugar Ray Robinson and Bernard Hopkins as the best in the division’s history.
Unbeaten Cuban heavyweight Luis Ortiz has signed a co-promotional deal with Golden Boy Promotions and Dade Promotions.
Former undisputed middleweight champion Jermain Taylor will face Juan Carlos Candelo on the undercard of the Dec. 14 main event featuring Adrien Broner against Marcos Maidana.
Manny Pacquiao on Brandon Rios: “I have seen Rios fight, and I am confident that I will win the fight. One of my advantages is my experience against better opposition. A more diversified opposition.”
Read on for a ton of fan feedback on Gennady Golovkin’s eighth-round stoppage of Curtis Stevens in this week’s Monday mailbag. Some fans were impressed with GGG, others think he’ll prove to be vulnerable against elite boxers such as Sergio Martinez and Andre Ward. Enjoy!
Undefeated WBA middleweight titleholder Gennady Golovkin spoke about scoring his 15th consecutive stoppage (Curtis Stevens), taking Stevens’ power, fighting on Feb. 1, staying busy and fighting RING champ Sergio Martinez in an exclusive post-fight interview with RingTV’s Bill Emes.
Middleweight contender Curtis Stevens spoke with RingTV’s Bill Emes after his spirited eighth round TKO loss to Gennady Golovkin. “It’s boxing,” he said. “You take some shots, you get knocked down, you get up and keep fighting. It wasn’t my night.”
Follow RingTV.com’s live round-by-round coverage of Saturday night’s middleweight title bout between WBA beltholder Gennady Golovkin and Curtis Stevens.
Cruiserweight contender Ola Afolabi will get a rare fight on U.S. soil when he takes on fellow 200-pound standout Lukasz Janik on Saturday on the Gennady Golovkin-Curtis Stevens undercard at the famous Madison Square Garden in New York City.
Curtis Stevens is calm, cool and confident going into his challenge to WBA middleweight titleholder Gennady Golovkin on Saturday in New York City. Stevens, a Brooklyn-born puncher, was eager to face the division’s “most feared man,” drawing praise from HBO executives and Golovkin’s management.
Adrien Broner plans to “light up” Marcos Maidana “like a Christmas tree” on Dec. 14. Broner, the WBA welterweight beltholder, defends his title against the hard-punching Maidana in the headliner of a Showtime card in San Antonio.