How Gabriel Rosado Can Defeat Gennady Golovkin
Gabriel Rosado faces an uphill task in the minds of many boxing experts when he faces rising star Gennady Golovkin on Saturday night in an HBO-televised fight at Madison Square Garden. On paper, the odds do seemed stacked against Rosado. He is venturing up in weight for this fight to face a naturally bigger and stronger man in Golovkin.
Golovkin is a big puncher and Rosado was stopped by Alfredo Angulo in 2009. Additionally, Rosado has four other losses on his ledger and some were to very nondescript opponents. So how can Rosado pull off the gigantic upset? I will analyze the steps Rosado must follow to defeat Golovkin on Saturday.
1. Don’t Get Overwhelmed Early
Rosado must not get overwhelmed by the moment, and by Golovkin, early. This could prove to be the most difficult part of this equation for Rosado to overcome.
Rosado has never been on the big stage before, and nor has he ever faced such a ferocious pu...