Fight Pick & Preview - Golovkin vs. Geale:
Fan favorite and WBA middleweight titlist Gennady Golovkin faces his sternest test yet a month from now, when he meets former IBF belt-holder Daniel Geale at Madison Square Garden. As hyped as GGG is that statement might sound strange, but it is the literal truth, as Golovkin's toughest opponent to date has been Matthew Macklin, a two-time failed title challenger. Macklin might be a serious contender, but he isn't The Real Deal.
This comes in the wake of Miguel Cotto's upset of Sergio Martinez. With that as a backdrop, Golovkin vs. Geale promises not just an entertaining middleweight clash on HBO, but also to suggest the future course of the weight class itself. Golovkin is the #1 contender and Geale the #4, so the winner will becoming the clear challenger for Miguel Cotto's crown.
Daniel Geale (30-2, 16 KOs)
5'10" tall, 71" reach, 33 years old
Daniel Geale is indeed the middleweight Real Deal, as he is one of the most pro...