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.
Gennady Golovkin crushed Matthew Macklin with a devastating KO victory, which came on a wicked shot to the liver at 1:22 of the third round, to defend the WBA middleweight title at the MGM Grand Theater at Foxwoods on Saturday night.
Andre Ward on his relationship with promoter Dan Goossen: “If we don’t have an understanding, which it looks like we don’t right now, then we have a major problem.”
WBA middleweight beltholder Gennady Golovkin extended his unbeaten record and increased his awesome KO ratio with a one-punch (body shot) knockout of top-10 contender and former title challenger Matthew Macklin on Saturday in Mashantucket, Conn.
Watch a live stream of today’s weigh-in for tomorrow night’s HBO-televised Gennady Golovkin-Matthew Macklin middleweight shodown. The weigh-in stream begins at 4:30 p.m. ET/1:30 p.m. PT and will include other fighters on the Boxing After Dark tripleheader.
HBO’s 2 Days: Gennady Golovkin has accumulated more than 2.5 million viewers, surpassing last year’s average of 2.1 for the installment in advance of the WBA middleweight titleholder’s bout against Matthew Macklin on Saturday, according to the network.
WBA middleweight titleholder Gennady Golovkin can’t say much in English but the Kazakhstan native’s punching power speaks volumes in the ring, where he is creating a buzz among U.S. boxing fans with the help of HBO.