Middleweights Gennady Golovkin and Matthew Macklin will face each other in a 12-round championship bout at the MGM Grand in Mashantucket, Connecticut, on June 29. At stake, the Kazakh’s WBA and IBO straps. Golovkin (26-0-0, 23 KOs), who celebrated his 31st birthday on April 8, turned pro in 2006. The undefeated “GGG” has already scored [...]
Foxwoods Resort Casino in Mashantucket, Connecticut, will play host to the highly anticipated WBA middleweight title fight between Gennady "GGG" Golovkin and Matthew "Mack the Knife" Macklin Saturday, June 29, 2013 in the beautiful, state of the art MGM Grand Theater.
Find the full details for the just announced Golovkin vs. Macklin fight right here.
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Thirty-year-old Gennady Golovkin of Kazakhstan successfully retained his IBO and WBA Middleweight Championships in Monaco on March 30 with a sensational third-round knockout over Nobuhiro Ishida of Japan.
Golovkin, known for his power, caught his challenger with a tremendous right hand to the head and sent him crashing to the canvas. When he hit the deck referee...
WBA and IBO champion Gennady Golovkin (26-0, 23KOs) took on Nobuhiro Ishida (19-6-2, 9KOs) in Monte Carlo this afternoon and, believe it or not, knocked him out. This was another in a series of fights for the Kazakh in which all watching knew the outcome before the fight started. Nothing against Ishida, this was the [...]
Gennady Golovkin of Kazakhstan stopped Nobuhiro Ishida of Japan in the third round to successfully defend his WBA and IBO middleweight titles Saturday night.
Golovkin's punching power was evident in the second round as he caught Ishida with two big rights and an uppercut, cutting him under the right eye.
Ishida tried to trade punches and gamely stood his ground in the middle...
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17 days ago
WBA Middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin of Kazakhstan will meet up with veteran Nobuhiro Ishida of Japan on Saturday, March 30 in Monaco.
Golovkin is undefeated with a perfect record of 25-0 with 22 KOs. He recently stopped Gabriel Rosado in January. Golovkin is also a former Olympic silver-medalist who competed in the 2004 Summer Games.
He’s one of the most...
WBA middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin has no interest in sitting around and waiting for the rest of the world's best 160-pounders to accept his challenges.
That's why the Kazakh-born resident of Germany who trains in California, is in Monte Carlo this week to take on Japan's Nobuhiro Ishida on Saturday in his seventh title defense in less than 2 1/2 years.
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17 days ago
As the date of Gennady Golovkin's title fight in Monte-Carlo looms, Golden Gloves promoter Rodney Berman has issued a stark warning to the WBA and IBO middleweight champion: "Underestimate Nobuhiro Ishida at your peril."
Unbeaten Golovkin makes his seventh title defense against the Japanese boxer, who is considered a very large underdog against one of the world'...
Gennady Golovkin realizes not many top boxers are eager to step into a ring with him.
The Kazakh middleweight hopes to make himself impossible to ignore this year, starting with Saturday's fight against Gabriel Rosado at Madison Square Garden.
Golovkin (24-0, 21 KOs) is a WBA champion with the potential to fight in three weight divisions, but his two-handed knockout power and...
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January 17, 2013
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Prior to last September, American boxing fans had to scratch and claw for every bit of Gennady Golovkin footage they could. Methods ranged from YouTube to streaming the Kazakhstan native's bouts just to catch a glimpse of the explosive power he possesses.
This power has led Golovkin to a remarkable, undefeated record of 24-0 with 21 knockouts.
Last fall, stateside fans finally...