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NEW YORK, NY - Gennady Golovkin continues his winning ways and once again displayed why he is one of most feared active fighters today by battering Curtis Stevens into at ninth round submission Saturday night at Madison Square Garden. Happy Birthday Michael Buffer. Photos Courtesy of ESPN, Concrete Jungle USA Today. A match-up that seemed business as usual in the making took a detour in the final weeks leading up to the main event with increased trash talk by Stevens on social media. Making promises of knock outs, decapitations, and other methods of punishment he would inflict in the ring, Stevens added fuel to a fire already expected to burn hot. Comparing the fighters on...
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Gennady Golovkin battered Curtis Stevens over eight one-sided rounds at Madison Square Garden on Saturday evening, in a performance which earned GGG further admiration from his legion of fans, and added another HBO-televised win and title defense to his ledger. The corner of Stevens waved off the action after the 8th Round, a wise decision after their man suffered a sustained beating...
Whether it's Russian roulette or an old-fashioned drinking contest, play any game where the central element is powerful shots and sooner or later, someone's going down. Saturday's showdown on HBO between middleweight knockout artists Gennady Golovkin and Curtis Stevens is far closer to the Russian roulette end of scale, which is to say that the end will come sooner than...
Gennady Golovkin stopped Curtis Stevens at the end of the eighth round to successfully defend the WBO and IBO middleweight crowns on Saturday night at Madison Square Garden in New York City. Golovkin (28-0, 25 KOs) constantly stalked the 28-year-old Stevens (25-4, 18 KOs) and floored the challenger with a ferocious left in the second. The 5-foot-11 Golovkin ultimately landed 293...
Gennady Golovkin of Kazakhstan retained the WBA and IBO middleweight championships, stopping Curtis Stevens at the end of the eighth round Saturday night.
The 31-year-old Golovkin improved to 28-0 in front of 4,618 fans mostly cheering for him at the Theater at Madison Square Garden. He retained his titles for the fourth time this year and successfully defended a title for the ninth...
Gennady “GGG” Golovkin took on what was his biggest and toughest competition to date on Saturday night as he took on Curtis Stevens in a fight were Golovking put his WBA and IBO Middleweight Titles on the line. Heading into the fight, Stevens took the tactic of trying to get into the head of Golovkin by saying almost everything short of going after Golovkin’s family as he trash...
There were only two seats left when Gennady Golovkin took on Curtis Stevens at the Madison Square Garden Theater in New York. The fans on hand wanted to see who would have more power when these monsters collide. Only one monster showed up though. Curtis Steven did the talking before the fight while GGG did […]
In front of a packed house at the Theater at Madison Square Garden on the undercard of the Gennady Golovkin vs. Curtis Stevens middleweight title fight, and chants of "Dusty, Dusty Dusty," Washington, D.C. welterweight prospect Dusty Hernandez-Harrison (18-0, 10 KO) won the WBC Youth Welterweight World Championship in commanding fashion.
In his toughest bout to date Hernández...
One view coming into Gennady Golovkin-Curtis Stevens Saturday night on HBO, probably not the prevailing one, was that Stevens was a patsy undeserving of stepping into the ring with GGG. We can dispense with that after Stevens gave Golovkin no worse than one of his two hardest fights to date. Problem is, pretty much every GGG fight ending is inevitable so far in his career: his opponent...
(Scientists don't know what happened to the above house, but they're 79% sure Gennady Golovkin happened to the above house; via)
Trash talk coffins can't contain him. Dynamite cannot destroy him. He picks Chuck Norris out of his teeth with a machete, and that's to make room for more 1980s action stars. Gennady Golovkin is just waiting to be given one of those...
Only truth can be found inside of a boxing ring. Outside it, before the hot lights of fight night get turned on, when fighters posture and boast, and promoters hand out promises as cheap and short-lived as any politician’s, it feels like there’s only room for lies. But when the media turns off its cameras […]The post Gennady Golovkin’s Truth appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
Full weights from New York,
Gennady Golovkin 159.6 vs. Curtis Stevens 159.2
(WBA/IBO middleweight championship)
Magomed Abdusalamov 231.6 vs. Mike Perez 235
Ola Afolabi 194 vs. Lukasz Janik 197.8
(IBO Cruiserweight world championship)
Dusty Hernandez Harrison 146.4 vs. Josh Torres 145.6
Joel Diaz Jr. 132.3 vs. Bryne Green 131
Isa Akberbayev 192.6 vs. Brian Clookey 189
NEW YORK, NY - Today in New York City, Gennady Golovkin and Curtis Stevens, along with heavyweights Mike Perez and Magomed Abdusalamov, took one step closer to their Saturday night collision course. took to the scales for Saturday night’s “Monsters Collide” match-up. Golovkin will be defending against Stevens for the WBA and IBO middleweight belts. Photos Courtesy of Ring Magazine...
The boxing world was in for a veritable treat on Saturday, when Gennady Golovkin took on Brooklyn’s own Curtis Stevens at Madison Square Garden.
The heavy-hitting Golovkin (then, 27-0, 24 KO) was set to defend his WBA middleweight title against the very calm, cool and collected Stevens (25-3, 18 KO) . BSO conducted an interview with Stevens just days prior to the bout and the...
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