Abel Sanchez, the trainer of WBA middleweigiht beltholder Gennady Golovkin, gave RingTV.com’s Lem Satterfield his thoughts on the stacked middleweight division. A showdown between Golovkin and fellow puncher Curtis Stevens is close to being finalized for Nov. 2.
Abel Sanchez doesn’t think his middleweight Gennady Golovkin will ever get a shot at RING champ Sergio Martinez: “I think that they’ve made a comment about fighting Gennady Golovkin in about September of 2014. That’s like saying that he doesn’t want to fight him.”
Gennady Golovkin’s trainer Abel Sanchez says that undefeated WBA middleweight beltholder will make short work of Curtis Stevens should a deal come to fruition for the duo to meet on Nov. 2 on HBO.
A deal is close for WBA middleweight titleholder Gennady Golovkin and Curtis Stevens to meet on Nov. 2 at New York’s Madison Square Garden.
Darren Barker enters his second title shot a stronger man, mentally and physically. Barker, who has put nagging injuries behind him, carries experience and confidence from his game challenge to Sergio Martinez into his Aug. 17 fight with IBF beltholder Daniel Geale. The British middleweight contender shared his thoughts on the Geale fight, his career and the 160-pound division with RingTV.com.
WBO middleweight titleholder Peter Quillin: “I’m always out there to put on a solid performance for the fans…My fans are what are most important to me. They’re the ones who drive me to be where I’m at right now.”
Middleweight puncher Curtis Stevens: “People come because they love to see people get knocked out… I’m a one-punch knockout guy. I have that type of power… I can touch you just one time and it can be lights out.”
There were some impressive performances (Gennady Golovkin’s third-round KO of Matthew Macklin) and some not-so-impressive showings (Thomas Oosthuizen’s split-draw with unrated Brandon Gonzales) this past Saturday, which caused a few changes in THE RING’s divisional rankings.
Sergio Martinez’s advisor calls September of 2014 “the perfect time” for a “grand finale” with Gennady Golovkin.
After demolishing Matthew Macklin, Gennady Golovkin said he wants to face the best middeweights — including Daniel Geale, Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. and Martin Murray — before targeting RING champs Sergio Martinez and Andre Ward. “GGG” says his “dream fight” is vs. Floyd Mayweather.
Gennady Golovkin’s trainer Abel Sanchez discusses what makes his fighter so effective, the development of Golovkin’s style and the KO puncher’s future fights. Sanchez’s dream fight is “GGG” vs. Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. He says Golovkin’s dream fight is vs. Floyd Mayweather.