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Golovkin vs. Jacobs Fight a Huge International Success!

by on Mar.24, 2017, under Boxing News

Replays This Saturday Night on HBO World Championship Boxing

 

Golovkin drops Jacobs (photo by Ed Mulholland/HBO)

A key moment to scoring: Golovkin drops Jacobs (photo by Ed Mulholland/HBO)

NEW YORK CITY (March 23, 2017) This past Saturday night, March 18 at The Mecca of Boxing, Madison Square Garden, in front of a packed house of 19,939 boxing fans and millions watching worldwide, GENNADY “GGG” GOLOVKIN improved to 37-0 with 33 knockouts with a superb performance in a 12-round unanimous decision victory (115-112, 115-112 and 114-113) over #1 ranked mandatory challenger DANIEL “THE MIRACLE MAN” JACOBS (32-2, 29 KO’s).

The victory, telecast in the United States on HBO Pay-Per-View, was Golovkin’s 18th consecutive middleweight world title defense. (continue reading…)

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Golovkin Win Over Jacobs Controversial, Screams Rematch

by on Mar.20, 2017, under Boxing News

By “Ice” John Scully

 

Daniel Jacobs, at right, attacks Golovkin (photo by Ed Mulholland/HBO)

Daniel Jacobs, at right, attacks Golovkin (photo by Ed Mulholland/HBO)

Let me begin by saying that I am a fan of GGG’s and that I picked him to win the fight on Saturday versus Danny Jacobs. I am a fan of Danny’s as well on a personal and a professional level. Great person, very good fighter and an inspiration to many, many people due to his overcoming Cancer. Physically and stylistically he was sure to present the biggest puzzle of GGG’s career but ultimately I had to figure that Golovkin would win out due to supreme punching power, constant mental and physical pressure and uncanny punch placement.

Avoiding all that GGG generally brings to the table for a full 12 rounds seemed an unlikely task. (continue reading…)

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Weigh-In Results for Golovkin vs. Jacobs

by on Mar.17, 2017, under Boxing News

MAIN EVENT

           12 Round Middleweight World Championship

Gennady “GGG” Golovkin (159.6)                                   Daniel Jacobs (159.8)

Karaganda, Kazakhstan                                                     Brooklyn, NY

36-0-0, 33 KOs                                                                    32-1-0, 29 KOs (continue reading…)

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Final Presser Interview: ‘Triple G’ Golovkin Talks about Saturday’s Showdown vs. Jacobs

by on Mar.16, 2017, under Boxing News

NEW YORK CITY, March 15, 2017 — In front of huge turnout of media at The Mecca of Boxing, Madison Square Garden, Unified Middleweight World Champion GENNADY “GGG” GOLOVKIN, (36-0, 33 KO’s) and WBA Middleweight World Champion and Mandatory Challenger, DANIEL “THE MIRACLE MAN” JACOBS, (32-1, 29 KO’s) along with teams held the Final Press Conference leading up to their highly anticipated divisional clash this Saturday, March 18 at the famed venue in New York City.

The Championship Event presented by K2 Promotions will be produced and distributed live by HBO Pay-Per-View beginning at 9:00 p.m. ET/6:00 p.m. PT.

GENNADY “GGG” GOLOVKIN


“I’m very excited, everybody on my team is ready, just a couple days before another amazing drama show. I hope Daniel is ready, I hope he’s had his best training camp, I have a great deal of respect for his team.”

“Thanks to my team, thanks to my Coach Abel Sanchez, he opened my eyes for boxing, for new life. Thanks to HBO Pay-Per-View, this is the biggest chance for me and Daniel to show world class boxing.”

“Daniel said he’s come back home, I feel the same way, Madison Square Garden is like my second home, I love fighting here.”

“Thanks very much to my new sponsor Hublot and for their gift.”

 

DANIEL JACOBS


“Good to see everyone, glad to be back in NYC. Feeling a lot of love in my city, where it all started.”

“I was 15 years old when I first came to Madison Square Garden to watch the Golden Gloves, so to have an opportunity like this and fight at the Mecca of Boxing again for the biggest opportunity that I could possibly have—I feel very grateful.”

“Thanks to my family, my lovely lady Natalie, my son Nathaniel, my Mom, everyone who has just been in my corner.”

‘Thanks to my team, Andre Rozier and Chris Algieri, a pure joy to have him in camp, great nutritionist and great conversations. He really understands being at this level.”

“Also want to thank Virgil Hunter for allowing us to train at his facility in Oakland, a great place to have a camp. Also want to thank HBO for this opportunity, also to Showtime for the 60 Minutes piece they did which was stellar.”

“This is a great opportunity for me, I would never have thought five years ago through a whole bunch of craziness that I went through that I would be fighting for the unified middleweight championship.”

“I wouldn’t want to have it any other way, the biggest challenge on the biggest stage. I’m so focused, I’m so ready.”

“I have the utmost respect for Gennady and his team, we’re two ambassadors for the sport, and I’m honored to share the ring with him.”

 

ABEL SANCHEZ, Trainer of Golovkin


“Finally were five days away, looking forward to challenging that preparation that Danny had in Oakland. Andre and I both understand how serious this is, we had a great camp. I’d like to thank all of our sparring partners and Max Golovkin for his help in camp.”

“Most of all I’d like to thank Gennady for giving us this opportunity to nurture and show everyone the kind of fighter he is on Saturday night, the best middleweight in the world and probably one of the best middleweights ever.”

“I hope everyone comes out and witnesses a superstar in the making.”

 

ANDRE ROZIER, Trainer of Jacobs


“We had a fantastic camp in California, I can honestly say this was the best camp we’ve ever had.”

“Daniel worked hard, the team did a wonderful job. The entire team worked really hard.”

I’m never anxious about a fight but I’m excited for this one. We have some stiff competition, it’s all about what’s happening on Saturday, the two best middleweights in the world coming together to show you who is number 1. Needless to say Danny is #1”

 

TOM LOEFFLER, Managing Director of K2 Promotions
“We’re finally here, it’s finally fight week — seems like yesterday that we were here to announce this fight.”

“The two best middleweights in the world, fighting at Madison Square Garden, it’s truly a classic fight, one that the fans and media have very strongly have reacted to.”

“We kicked off fight week with both Michael and Danny along with Michael Buffer at the New York Stock Exchange this morning.”

“Thanks to Madison Square Garden, HBO, Keith Connolly and Al Haymon also Oleg Hermann on behalf of Gennady in putting this fight together.”

 

KEITH CONNOLLY, Team Jacobs
“Saturday night we’re going to settle who’s the best middleweight in the world. It’s going to be a tremendous fight, one of the biggest of the year and I know Danny is ready. He is laser focused after this camp in San Francisco. He’s never trained harder, never been more into the moment.”

“I expect Danny to come out on Saturday and shine, he has just as much power as Gennady.”

‘This is Danny’s coming out part, Danny’s ready and we hope Gennady is ready. Come Saturday night we don’t want any excuses that Gennady overlooked him or was thinking about another fight. Danny wants to beat the best Gennady and I think that’s going to happen on Saturday night.”

GOLOVKIN vs. JACOBS is presented by K2 Promotions. Tickets priced at $1000, $600, $400, $300, $200 and $100, are now on sale and can be purchased at the Madison Square Garden Box Office, all Ticketmaster outlets, Ticketmaster charge by phone (866-858-0008) and online at www.ticketmaster.com or www.thegarden.com

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Daniel Jacobs Confident in International Media Call

by on Mar.03, 2017, under Boxing News

GENNADY “GGG” GOLOVKIN VS. DANIEL JACOBS

WORLD MIDDLEWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP

Saturday, March 18, 2017

MADISON SQUARE GARDEN

PRESENTED LIVE BY HBO PAY-PER-VIEW®

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Daniel Jacobs at right at a presser with Gennady Golovkin (photo by Ed Mulholland/K2 Promotions)

Daniel Jacobs at right at a presser with Gennady Golovkin (photo by Ed Mulholland/K2 Promotions)

BERNIE BAHRMASEL/K2 PROMOTIONS: Welcome to the media and thanks very much for joining us on this International Media Conference Call promoting the highly anticipated World Middleweight Championship between Unified Middleweight Champion GENNADY “GGG” GOLOVKIN (36-0, 33 KO’s), and WBA Middleweight Champion and Mandatory Challenger DANIEL “The Miracle Man” JACOBS, (32-1, 29 KO’s), set for Saturday, March 18 from The Mecca of Boxing, Madison Square Garden in New York City.

The Championship Event presented by K2 Promotions will be produced and distributed by HBO Pay-Per-View starting at 9pm ET, 6pm PT. (continue reading…)

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