Matchroom Sport promoter Eddie Hearn has signed former middleweight champ Daniel Jacobs (32-2, 29 KOs) to a multi-fight deal with his British promotional company in hopes of matching him against the winner of the rematch between Saul “Canelo” Alvarez and IBF/IBO/WBA/WBC middleweight champion Gennady “GGG” Golovkin next year. Jacobs will be fighting on November 11… Continue Reading Danny Jacobs signs multi-fight deal with Matchroom
By Manuel Perez: During HBO’s ‘Canelo vs. Golovkin Under The Light’s’ special, Gennady “GGG” Golovkin revealed why he looked so poor in his fight against Daniel Jacobs on March 18 of this year. Golovkin said he wasn’t emotional for the Jacobs fight like he is now with the Canelo fight. As such, he wasn’t able… Continue Reading GGG talks about how he doesn’t get up for certain opponents
Saul “Canelo” Alvarez (49-1-1, 34 KOs) still believes IBF/IBO/WBA/WBC middleweight champion Gennady “GGG” Golovkin (37-0, 33 KOs) should have lost his fight against former WBA World 160 lb. champion Daniel Jacobs (32-2, 29 KOs) on March 18 of this year at Madison Square Garden in New York. Canelo says he scored it for Jacobs by… Continue Reading Canelo: Golovkin lost to Jacobs by 2 points
By Rich Cheney: Danny Jacobs (32-2, 29 KOs) apparently is hoping to step and replace #1 WBO Avtandil Khurtsidze as the opponent for WBO middleweight champion Billy Joe Saunders (24-0, 12 KOs) to fight in his next title defense. Khurtsidze was reportedly arrested this past week, and will not be able to fight Saunders in… Continue Reading Danny Jacobs wants Billy Joe Saunders fight
Former middleweight champion Kelly Pavlik wasn’t all that impressed with what he saw of the punching power of IBF/IBO/WBA/WBC middleweight champion Gennady “GGG” Golovkin in his close 12 round unanimous decision win over Daniel Jacobs in their fight on March 18. Pavlik says the margin of victory for Golovkin was his knockdown of Jacobs in… Continue Reading Golovkin lacks snap on his punches says Pavlik
Gennady “GGG” Golovkin just barely scraped by challenger Daniel Jacobs this month in defeating him by a 12 round unanimous decision in their middleweight contest on March 18 at Madison Square Garden, in New York. Golovkin will be fighting next in June. Golovkin (37-0, 33 KOs) says he wants the last belt in the 160… Continue Reading Who should Golovkin fight next?
According to Kevin Iole, Gennady Golovkin vs. Daniel Jacobs brought in 170,000 PPV buys last Saturday on HBO. The numbers came from Golovkin’s promoter Tom Loeffler, said Iole. Golovkin was defending his IBO/WBA/WBC middleweight titles in the fight, and he won by a 12 round unanimous decision at Madison Square Garden. But in winning the… Continue Reading Golovkin loses negotiating power for Canelo fight