Gennady Golovkin weighed 159.8 pounds on Friday for his WBA middleweight title defense against Martin Murray, who weighed 159.9. The pair will battle it out on Saturday, at the Salle des Étoiles in Monte Carlo, Monaco.
Weigh-in photos from Monte Carlo for the middleweight world-title fight between Gennady Golovkin and Martin Murray, plus strawweights Hekkie Budler and Jesus Silvestre.
As Gennady Golovkin’s popularity has grown since his U.S. debut, so has clamor for a showdown between the Kazakhstan-born WBA middleweight titleholder and one of the sport’s stars. However, Golovkin says he’s focused on Saturday’s title defense against Martin Murray.
THE RING magazine has withdrawn its championship recognition of undefeated super middleweight Andre Ward due to inactivity and lack of recent quality opposition. Ward has also been dropped from the magazine’s divisional and pound-for-pound rankings until he returns to the ring.
Two-time world title challenger Martin Murray has left no stone unturned during a torturous training regime which has readied him for the biggest fight of his life against WBA middleweight titleholder Gennady Golovkin on Saturday in Monte Carlo.
Fans share thoughts on Gennady Golovkin’s middleweight title defense against Martin Murray, the British challenger’s merits, and what should be next for GGG in this week’s Monday mailbag; plus rants on Danny Garcia, Billy Joe Saunders, a Tyson-Frazier mythical matchup, and an email from Dougie’s wife.
RingTV’s Bill Emes caught up with Tom Loeffler of K2 Promotions to talk about the April 25 showdown between RING heavyweight champ Wladimir Klitschko and undefeated American contender Bryant Jennings at Madison Square Garden. Loeffler also discussed the potential of Miguel Cotto fighting Gennady Golovkin.
Gennady Golovkin and Martin Murray hit the scales on Wednesday to comply with a WBC mandate that its 160-pound division boxers (Golovkin holds an interim title) weigh no more than 176 pounds 30 days prior to their scheduled fight.
A rematch with Floyd Mayweather Jr. is “probably the biggest fight out there” for Miguel Cotto if the Puerto Rican star’s talks failed to produce a May 2 bout against Canelo Alvarez. That’s what Cotto’s adviser, Gaby Penagaricano said during an interview with RingTV.com last month. “We’re interested. If we end up not fighting Canelo because […]
On Jan. 19, IBF welterweight titlist Kell Brook will announce who he will meet in March for the first defense of the belt he won from Shawn Porter.
RingTV spoke to Gennady Golovkin and the middleweight crusher’s promoter Tom Loeffler at the recent Los Angeles press conference for GGG’s Feb. 21 WBA title defense against British contender Martin Murray. Golokin says he hopes score pay-per-view showdowns vs. Miguel Cotto and Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. in 2015.
Should a mega-bout between RING middleweight champion Miguel Cotto and Canelo Alvarez not become a reality, there are other options, according to Cotto’s adviser.
HBO will replay eight bouts featuring the network’s premier fighters over the course of four days starting tonight. The fight will highlight victories by Sergey Kovalev, Gennady Golovkin, Manny Pacquiao, Wladimir Klitschko, Juan Manuel Marquez and Terence Crawford.
In Lem Satterfield’s latest notebook, we learn further details on the ongoing litigation between Golden Boy Promotions and All Star Boxing regarding an alleged contract breach involving Canelo Alvarez.
WBA middleweight titleholder Gennady Golovkin has opened training camp in Big Bear Lake, California, for his Feb. 21 defense against Martin Murray in Monte Carlo, according to a press release from K2 Promotions, which represents the sport’s premiere puncher.
Matt Korobov says he’s not looking past Andy Lee, who he fights for the vacant WBO middleweight belt on Saturday on HBO, but the former Russian amateur standout wants to avenge an amateur loss to Gennady Golovkin.
Fans share their thoughts on David Lemieux’s U.S. debut, the Montreal middleweight puncher’s chances against Gennady Golovkin, year-end awards, Diego Chaves’ chances against Tim Bradley, the strange Jean Pascal-Roberto Bolonti result, and much more in this week’s Monday mailbag. Enjoy!
Middleweight puncher David Lemieux had a lot of praise for Gabriel Rosado after his impressive 10th-round stoppage of the former title challenger. He told the boxing media that he’s ready for anyone at 160 and that Gennady Golovkin isn’t the only middleweight talent.