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Gennady Golovkin is January’s ‘WBA Boxer of the Month’

by on Feb.11, 2014, under Boxing News

An exultant Golovkin shown here celebrating his recent win over Adama.

An exultant Golovkin shown here celebrating his recent win over Adama (photo courtesy of Sumio Yamada).

 

VENICE, CA, February 11, 2014 — Boxing’s fastest rising superstar, Gennady “GGG” Golovkin was named the World Boxing Association’s Boxer of the Month for January 2014, the fourth time he’s received the honor.

Golovkin improved to 29-0 with 26 knockouts as he defended his WBA Middleweight World Title for the tenth time on February 1 with a dominant seventh round stoppage of durable Osumanu Adama in his return to Monte Carlo. (continue reading…)

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Gennady Golovkin Stops Osumanu Adama in 7, Heads to MSG on April 26th

by on Feb.02, 2014, under Boxing News

 All Photos courtesy of Sumio Yamada

Golovkin, at left, lands a smashing left hook to the face of Adama

Golovkin, at left, lands a smashing left hook to the face of Adama

 

MONTE CARLO, February 1, 2014 — In front of a packed house of cheering boxing fans in Monte Carlo and millions watching around the world on Saturday night, WBA/IBO Middleweight World Champion Gennady “GGG” Golovkin stormed to a seventh round stoppage of Ghana’s Osumanu Adama at the Salles des Etoiles.

The knockout, Golovkin’s sixteenth in a row and tenth world title defense improved Golovkin’s record to 29-0 (26KO’s) and boosted his knockout ratio to 89.66, the highest among the active world champions and the highest in the history of boxing’s glamour division. With the loss Adama fell to 22-4 (16KO’s). (continue reading…)

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Photos from Golovkin-Adama Weigh-In in Monte Carlo

by on Feb.01, 2014, under Boxing News

Photos, Courtesy Sumio Yamada/Christian Kuechl

 

World Boxing Association and International Boxing Organization World Middleweight Champion Gennady Golovkin, at left, faces off against Osumanu Adama at the weigh-in.

World Boxing Association and International Boxing Organization World Middleweight Champion Gennady Golovkin, at left, faces off against Osumanu Adama at the weigh-in.

MONTE CARLO — The results are in for tonight’s World championship showdown between WBA and IBO Middleweight Champion, Gennady Golovkin, and his challenger, Osumanu Adama. (continue reading…)

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Saturday’s ‘Triple G’ Golovkin vs. Adama World Title Fight to be Broadcast in Over 100 Countries

by on Jan.31, 2014, under Boxing News

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MONTE CARLO, January 31, 2014 — The Gennady Golovkin/Osumanu Adama World Middleweight Championship this Saturday, FEBRUARY 1 will be shown in over 100 countries, it was announced today by the promoters of Monte Carlo Boxing Bonanza.

Said Tom Loeffler of K2 Promotions, “The interest in this world title defense by Gennady against Osumanu Adama has truly been overwhelming. The event will be shown live during prime-time in Europe, Asia and South Africa which has become very important with Gennady’s status as an international superstar in the sporting world.” (continue reading…)

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‘Triple G’ Gennady Golovkin Tuning-Up for Saturday’s Showdown vs. Adama

by on Jan.30, 2014, under Boxing News

World Boxing Association and International Boxing Organization Middleweight Champion Gennady Golovkin runs at Monte Carlo where on Saturday night he defends his titles against Osumanu Adama

World Boxing Association and International Boxing Organization Middleweight Champion Gennady Golovkin runs at Monte Carlo where on Saturday night he defends his titles against Osumanu Adama (photo by Abel Sanchez/The Summit High Altitude Training Facility)

MONTE CARLO, January 30, 2014 — Boxing’s fastest rising superstar, Gennady “GGG” Golovkin is finalizing preparations for his tenth world title defense this Saturday, FEBRUARY 1 against world ranked challenger Osumanu Adama in Monte Carlo.

Golovkin, 28-0-0 (25KO”s), will defend his WBA/IBO world titles in the main event of Monte Carlo Boxing Bonanza for his return to Monaco at the Salles des Etoiles. (continue reading…)

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