Fans share their thoughts on Jermain Taylor’s IBF middleweight title victory over Sam Soliman, seek Dougie’s thoughts on the controversy surrounding Taylor and the fight, and ask his opinion on Canelo Alvarez’s pay-per-view promise and boxing ability in this week’s Friday mailbag. Enjoy!
WBA middleweight titlist Gennady Golovkin’s popularity rise with every fight. That popularity has spilled over into the West Coast where “GGG” will face Marco Antonio Rubio on Oct. 18.
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.
HBO is dusting off its star-making machine for Canelo Alvarez. The network did a good job with Oscar De La Hoya and Floyd Mayweather Jr. Now HBO is working hand-in-hand with De La Hoya and going to go head-to-head with Mayweather to establish the next star.
Canelo Alvarez and Oscar De La Hoya answered questions from the media at the Los Angeles press conference announcing his return to HBO. Alvarez talked about future showdowns with Miguel Cotto, James Kirkland, Gennady Golovkin and Manny Pacquiao.
Undefeated WBA middleweight beltholder Gennady Golovkin weighed in at 165 pounds less than a month away from his Oct. 18 title defense against Marco Antonio Rubio, who weighed in at 174.5 pounds, according to a WBC-mandated 30-day advance weigh-in.
Featherweight contender Nicholas Walters knows that to be the best, you have to beat the best and he’ll face one of the best 126-pounders in the world, WBA titlist Nonito Donaire on October 18.
Former super middleweight contender Edwin Rodriguez returns on Oct. 18, this time at light heavyweight, to challenge Azea Augustama at the StubHub Center in Carson, Ca.
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.
Undefeated featherweight contender Nicholas Walters will face three-division titleholder Nonito Donaire in the co-feature to the Gennady Golovkin-Marco Antonio Rubio WBA middleweight title fight on Oct. 18 at StubHub Center in Carson, Calif.
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.
Fans continue to share their feedback on Kell Brook-Shawn Porter and the new IBF wetlerweight titleholder’s potential fights with Amir Khan and Keith Thurman, plus give their thoughts on BKB Boxing, Gabriel Rosado, Gennady Golovkin-Marco Antonio Rubio, mythical matchups and much more. Enjoy!
Marco Antonio Rubio plans to dictate “a real Mexican-style fight” to WBA middleweight titleholder Gennady Golovkin when they meet on Oct. 18 at StubHub Center in Carson, Calif., on HBO.
The Gennady Golovkin-Marco Antonio Rubio WBA middleweight title bout is a done deal for Oct. 18 at StubHub Center in Carson, Calif., according to Tom Loeffler of K2 Promotions, which handles Golovkin.
In an packed edition of Lem’s Latest, Satterfield’s news and notes covers cancer survivor Anthony Dirrell’s title-winning euphoria, Oscar De La Hoya’s Twitter welcome to Roc Nation, Soliman-Taylor, Berto-Upshaw, GGG’s promoter on future showdowns, Marcos Maidana on how “hittable” Floyd Mayweather is, and much more.