Tom Loeffler’s decision to schedule his fighter middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin’s fight against Daniel Jacobs last Saturday night on the same night as a huge NCAA basketball tournament game may have cost him any chance of getting a good deal for a fight with Saul “Canelo” Alvarez. Golden Boy Promotions will almost surely be using… Continue Reading De La Hoya has leverage for Canelo-Golovkin negotiations
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
Gennady Golovkin will be offered a percentage deal from Golden Boy Promotions for a fight against their red-headed superstar Saul Canelo Alvarez on Cinco de Mayo next September. The original guaranteed purse of $15 million offered by Golden Boy CEO Oscar De la Hoya is off the tablet. The flat fee was never agreed to… Continue Reading Oscar wants percentage deal for Canelo vs. Golovkin
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
Roy Jones Jr. of HBO says he thinks Gennady Golovkin should fight a rematch against Daniel Jacobs next rather than move forward with a fight against Saul Canelo Alvarez. Jones Jr. thinks the Golovkin-Jacobs fight was close enough for them to warrant a rematch between them. Golovkin won the fight by a 12 round unanimous… Continue Reading Roy Jones Jr. says Golovkin vs. Jacobs rematch should be next