Found June 25, 2013 on
The Queensbury Rules:
I don’t know what’s funnier, a multi-way venn diagram of bro-dom, or the fact that a guy called Zoltan Kiss, Jr. is fighting in Namibia on Saturday. Surely Zoltan is a huge bro. I bet he’s wearing a sideways visor right now.
As for the non-Namibian boxing schedule, there’s a fair bit going down this week. The big show on HBO features Kazakh middleweight and meat enthusiast Gennady Golovkin taking on Birmingham’s most famous Irishman, Matthew Macklin. On top of that, there are important cards taking place from Florida to Dubai, so let’s get to the schedule.
Gennady Golovkin vs. Matthew Macklin, Saturday, HBO, Mashantucket Conn. Kazakhstan’s Golovkin (26-0, 23 KO) is a cult figure in boxing, a skilled knockout puncher who has reportedly been involved in gym wars with a who’s who of Californian fighters. Macklin (29-4, 20 KO) is the epitome of a reliable fighter, but it’s doubtful that will be enough against a phenom like Golovkin. That said, Macklin will be by far the best...
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Gennady Golovkin won't really get to see his son grow up this year. He's spending most of his life in a high-altitude gym in California, a continent away from his young family in Stuttgart, Germany.
The WBA middleweight champion aims to fight five times in 2013, which turns his life into a cycle of monotonous training punctuated by electric ring performances. His slight...
Gennady Golovkin won't really get to see his son grow up this year. He's spending most of his life in a high-altitude gym in California, a continent away from 4-year-old Vadim in Stuttgart, Germany.
The WBA middleweight champion aims to fight five times in 2013, turning his life into a cycle of monotonous training punctuated by electric ring performances. His slight breaks...
Kazakhstan's hard-punching knockout machine Gennady Golovkin is being hailed by many as one of the future stars of boxing, and his explosive finishes have done nothing to diminish those opinions.
But Ireland's Matthew Macklin (29-4, 20 knockouts) will look to put an end to the hype when he faces Golovkin on Saturday night in Mashantucket, Conn., (HBO, 9:45 p.m. ET).
Credit: Ed Diller/DiBella Entertainment
This Saturday, June 29th, defending WBA/IBO champion Gennady "GGG" Golovkin (26-0, 23KO's) meets Ireland's top-rated former world title challenger Matthew "Mack The Knife" Macklin (29-4, 20KO's) in their much-anticipated middleweight championship showdown at the MGM Grand Theaterat Foxwoods ® Resort Casino in Mashantucket...
First check out Andre Ward’s scouting report of Golovkin vs. Macklin.
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What was Gennady Golovkin fastest 1st round knockout and who was it against?
Here are more details about the fight.
HBO’s hit late-night boxing franchise...
(Paulie Malignaggi, left, chews on a right hand, courtesy of Adrien Broner; Photo credit: Ed Mulholland/USA Today)
It finally happened. The brush gag got outright booed and hissed. Adrien Broner may have used up a chunk of his goodwill in lollygagging past Paulie Malignaggi in a main event to win a welterweight strap. It didn't help that it came immediately after the Seth...
Matthew Macklin is a boxer that finds himself at a crossroads in his career. At the age of 31 Macklin is coming off of a 1st round KO of his last opponent; a victory which usually carries a large amount of momentum. For Matthew though his two previous losses still hold precedence in the mind of boxing fans and analyst.
A narrow loss to Felix Sturm, a fight many felt he won, was...