Found November 05, 2013 on Sports by Colin:
Trainer Abel Sanchez told World Boxing News on Tuesday that WBC middleweight champion Sergio Martinez is moving “away from” Gennady Golovkin. The 31-year-old Golovkin (28-0, 25 KOs) stopped Curtis Stevens at the end of the eighth round to successfully defend the WBO and IBO middleweight crowns last weekend at Madison Square Garden in New York City. A silver medalist as a middleweight at the 2004 Summer Olympics, the 5-foot-11 Golovkin constantly stalked the 28-year-old Stevens (25-4, 18 KOs) and floored the challenger with a ferocious left in the second. “GGG” ultimately landed 293 punches and badly defaced the 5-foot-7 Stevens. … Continue reading →

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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.

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