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Photos Attest: Thousands Watch ‘Triple G’ Golovkin-Kell Brooks London Workout!

by on Sep.08, 2016, under Boxing News

Photos/Courtesy Matchroom Boxing

 

Gennady Golovkin hits the mitts with trainer Abel Sanchez.

Gennady Golovkin hits the mitts with trainer Abel Sanchez.

LONDON, September 6, 2016 —  Thousands crowded into The West Piazza in Covent Garden in London today to watch public workouts of Boxing Superstar and Unified Middleweight World Champion Gennady “GGG” Golovkin, (35-0, 32 KO’s) and Undefeated British Boxing Star and Welterweight World Champion “The Special One” Kell Brook, (36-0, 25KO’s) just five days prior to their highly anticipated international showdown at The O2 on Saturday, September 10 in London, England.

Amidst the busy fight week media schedule for both fighters, on Friday, September 9, the Open to the Public Weigh-In will take place at 1:00 p.m. local time at the Indigo at The 02, Peninsula Square, London SE 10 0DX.

Presented by Matchroom Boxing and K2 Promotions, the middleweight world title clash will be televised on Sky Sports Box Office in the United Kingdom and Live on HBO World Championship Boxing® beginning at 5:30 p.m. ET/PT in the United States.

 

Challenger Kell Brooks works the mitts with trainer Dominic Ingle.

Challenger Kell Brooks works the mitts with trainer Dominic Ingle.

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Golovkin is known as “The Most Exciting, Hardest-Hitting, Most Feared Fighter in the World.” From recently selling out arenas in New York City (Madison Square Garden), Los Angeles (The Fabulous Forum), Carson, California (StubHub Center) and now The O2 (London) to his sponsorships with the JORDAN Brand, Apple, Samsung, and Bijan, Tsesna Bank, BI Group and EXPO 2017, Golovkin is one of the most marketable athletes in the world.

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Golovkin’s record includes 22 straight knockouts in addition to 16 consecutive world title defenses. His 91.4% knockout ratio is the highest in boxing’s middleweight division history. Britain’s pound-for-pound number one fighter, Kell Brook, is out to shock the world when he steps up two weight divisions to take on the fearsome Gennady Golovkin.

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The unbeaten Sheffield star achieved his childhood dream in August 2014 when he travelled to California to rip the IBF World Welterweight title from Ohio’s highly-rated and then-unbeaten Shawn Porter. He has since defended the title on three occasions, defeating Jo Jo Dan, Frankie Gavin and Kevin Bizier, all by stoppage.

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For more information, visit www.MatchroomBoxing.com www.K2Promos.com, www.HBO.com/boxing, www.SkySports.com, and www.theo2.co.uk

Follow on Twitter for Gennady “GGG” Golovkin @GGGBoxing, Kell Brook at @SpecialKBrook,

@ Tom Loeffler/K2 Promotions @TomLoeffler1, Eddie Hearn @EddieHearn and Matchroom Boxing @MatchroomBoxing in addition to HBO Boxing @HBOBoxing and Sky Sports Boxing @SkySportsBoxing.

Use the hashtag #GGGBrook to join the conversation on social media.

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