Found September 02, 2012 on Pro Boxing Fans:
Fight fans across the country finally got their first look at Gennady Golovkin on Saturday night, as the HBO televised event was aired from the Turning Stone Casino in New York. Golovkin didn't disappoint, either, as he dominated a game but overmatched Grzegorz Proksa en route to a 5th round TKO win. Golovkin has had a lot of fans for a long time, but he hasn't been seen by the public at large. Proksa came in as a decent opponent, but one who was expected to lose, after the original opponent, Dmitriy Pirog, pulled out of the bout. Things got started off with a bang in the 1st Round, with Golovkin scoring a knockdown toward the end of the session. He's speedy, all of his shots have power, and he has crisp skills, and smooth, diverse offensive attack. Golovkin continued to mount his attack over the next few rounds. Proksa looked for openings here and there, but was mainly kept on the defensive, and was absorbing punishment to the body and head. The pattern continued in th...
THE BACKYARD
BEST OF MAXIM
RELATED ARTICLES

Golovkin stops Proksa in impressive US debut

Gennady Golovkin stopped Grzegorz Proksa in the fifth round of an impressive American debut Saturday night. Golovkin (24-0, 21 KOs) battered his Polish opponent in every round, dropping Proksa (28-2) in the first and fourth rounds before the referee halted the bout. Golovkin defended his WBA and IBO middleweight belts with his 11th consecutive stoppage victory. Golovkin is a Kazakh...

Golovkin stops Proksa in US debut

Kazakhstan's Gennady Golovkin defended his WBA and IBO middleweight belts with his 11th consecutive victory on Saturday, stopping Poland's Grzegorz Proksa in the fifth round of an impressive American debut. Golovkin (24-0, 21 KOs) battered his Polish opponent in every round, dropping Proksa (28-2) in the first and fourth rounds before the referee halted the bout. Golovkin...

Gennady Golovkin Demolishes Grzegorz Proksa, Transforming Legend Into Truth

Gennady Golovkin probably banished any remaining skeptics Saturday on HBO with a one-sided beating of a man who wasn't so long ago viewed as one of the middleweight division's future beasts, Grzegorz Proksa. Proksa fought about as well as he could've but couldn't contend with Golovkin's power, sturdiness and timing. Golovkin simply out-beasted him.The Kazakh was...

No Joke: Grzegorz Proksa Vs. Gennady Golovkin Preview And Prediction

A Pole, a Kazakhstani, a Puerto Rican and a Ukranian walk into a casino in upstate New York, and...There's no punchline to that, actually. And whatever the odd confluence of circumstances bringing the four men together at Verona's Turning Stone Resort & Casino, there's nothing funny about the main event on HBO Saturday when Gennady Golovkin of Kazakhstan and Grzegorz...

Golovkin heads to US with middleweight title hopes

Gennady Golovkin eagerly dips a spoon into the bowl of blood-red borscht before him, going to work on the soup with gusto while friends and fellow fighters chat all around him in a lively Russian restaurant. The Kazakh boxer who lives in Germany and trains in California knows how to enjoy a little taste of home wherever he can get it. The WBA middleweight champion is comfortable...

Golovkin-Proksa final presser quotes

On Thursday afternoon the final press conference was held at the Showroom at The Turning Stone Casino Resort for Saturday Night’s HBO Boxing After Dark card that will take place in the Events Center. In the main event, WBA Middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin will defend his title against European champion Grzegorz Proksa. In the co-feature, former WBO Jr. Middleweight...

Jonathan Gonzalez And Serhiy Dzinziruk Trudge To A Draw

From Turning Stone Resort & Casino in fair Verona, N.Y., junior middleweight Serhiy "The Razor" Dzinziruk and Jonathan "Mantequilla" Gonzalez trudged their way through 12 rounds to a split draw in a bout that saw neither fighter raise their stock much. It's not clear what exactly fans expected from the bout, as neither man is all that well-known in the...

Dzinziruk vs. Gonzalez still on after second day weigh-in

Undefeated Puerto Rican Jr. Middleweight Jonathan Gonzalez made his mandated second day weigh-in and his HBO televised co-feature with former WBO Jr. Middleweight champion Sergei Dzinziruk will go on as scheduled tonight at the Turning Stone Resort and Casino. The bout was scheduled to take place at 154 pounds and the WBC Continental Americas championship would be on the line but...

3 punch combo: Mares vs. Moreno, Golovkin getting over-hyped?

In this week’s 3 punch combo I will first start by taking a look back at some of the controversies from this Saturday’s bout between Sergiy Dzinziruk and Jonathan Gonzalez.  Next I will look ahead to a bout that was finalized this week but kind of flew under the radar, which is between Abner Mares and Anselmo Moreno. And finally, I'll dissect Gennady Golovkin’s performance...
Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.