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Gennady ‘GGG’ Golovkin Cooks Willie ‘The Mongoose’ Monroe!

by on May.19, 2015, under Boxing News

By Christopher Morgan at ringside


Gennady Golovkin, at left, punishes Willie Monroe Jr. (photo courtesy of Will Hart and

Gennady Golovkin, at left, punishes Willie Monroe Jr. (photo courtesy of Will Hart and


LOS ANGELES, CA, May, 16, 2015 — The Forum in Inglewood once again hosted a magical night for the ages thanks in large part to Gennady Golovkin’s awe inspiring destruction over the skilled and game, but ultimately outclassed Willie Monroe Jr. In the brief time the bout lasted, just over 5 rounds, there was enough facets of the game on display to satisfy everyone from the lover of a chess match to the fan thirsting for a savage bar room brawl. Predictions were divided before the bout, falling between calling Monroe out matched and an easy opponent to claiming that his speed and slick skills would see him survive and upset Gennady via decision. Please read along as I provide you with a first hand account of the main event.

The brief co-main afterglow is still fresh when Willie “The Mongoose” Monroe (19-1, 6 Kos) suddenly appears at the perimeter of the arena prepared to make his ring walk.  Apparently we aren’t going to have to wait for an hour as is pretty customary when a co-main ends very quickly. The fans in the arena begin their boo’s — the arena is packed and 99% of them are here for Gennady, many of them wearing official and custom made Gennady Golovkin apparel. It must be somewhat of a gut check for the young Monroe to enter under these conditions. (continue reading…)

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Roman ‘Chocolatito’ Gonzalez vs. Edgar Sosa Added to Golovkin vs. Monroe ‘Pound for Pound’ Show at the Forum Saturday, May 16th!

by on Mar.24, 2015, under Boxing News



LOS ANGELES, CA, March 24, 2015 — Boxing fans around the world eagerly anticipating the return of Boxing Superstar GENNADY “GGG” GOLOVKIN received more great news with the announcement that “Pound For Pound” flyweight star ROMAN “Chocolatito” GONZALEZ will face Mexico’s EDGAR SOSA in the 12-round co-feature on Saturday, May 16 at the Forum and televised Live on HBO World Championship Boxing® beginning at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT.


“I’m very happy to have Roman fight on my card on May 16 at the Forum and on HBO,” said Golovkin. “He is a great fighter and I’m glad boxing fans will be able to watch him fight on the same night as I do.” (continue reading…)

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