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
IBF/IBO/WBA/WBC middleweight champion Gennady “GGG” Golovkin (37-0, 33 KOs) turned back another challenger to his throne last Saturday night in beating Daniel Jacobs (32-2, 29 KOs) by a 12 round unanimous decision. This was Golovkin not fighting with his usual care free “drama show” style of fight. All the belts #whosnext pic.twitter.com/91YIS6elGs — Gennady Golovkin… Continue Reading Golovkin: All the belts, who’s next?
Danny Jacobs (32-2, 29 KOs) gave IBF/IBO/WBA/WBC middleweight champion Gennady “GGG” Golovkin (37-0, 33 KOs) the fight of his life last Saturday, and made him look human for perhaps the first time in his 10-year career at the professional level. Normally that would be seen as a bad thing for Golovkin, but it’s actually a… Continue Reading Jacobs helped Golovkin with next fight
The Gennady Golovkin vs. Daniel Jacobs fight from last Saturday night pulled in more than 150,000 buys on HBO, according to Triple G’s camp. Just how many buys the fight pulled in is still unclear. One of Lance Pugmire’s sources estimated the Golovkin-Jacobs fight brought in between 120,000 and 150,000 buys. Those numbers have to… Continue Reading Golovkin’s camp expects PPV numbers above 150K for Jacobs fight