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.
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.”
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.
Wladimir Klitschko and Alexander Povetkin would each earn career-high purses if a proposed Aug. 31 clash comes to fruition in Moscow. A Russian promoter has bid more than $23 million to host the bout.
Gennady Golovkin wants to face the world’s best middleweights but the WBA titleholder’s management is having a hard time getting top 160 pounders to fight the undefeated puncher. So Golovkin is staying busy with a defense against Nobuhiro Ishida on Saturday.
HBO’s exiting Larry Merchant: “I’m proud to be associated with so many talented people who made us into a groundbreaking network.”
Unbeaten WBA middleweight titleholder Gennady Golovkin will be after his 12th straight knockout victory against Gabriel Rosado on Jan. 19 at New York’s Madison Square Garden.
WBC lightweight titleholder Adrien Broner could make the first defense of his belt on the same night that heavyweights Johnathon Banks and Seth “Mayhem” Mitchell fight in a rematch.
Hammer-fisted WBA middleweight beltholder Gennady Golovkin could put his unbeaten mark on the line opposite super middleweight Thomas Oosthuizen on Jan. 19 at New York’s Madison Square Garden.