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Gennady Golovkin vs. Gabriel Rosado Analysis and Prediction

by on Dec.28, 2012, under Boxing News, Guest Columnists

by Chip Mitchell and Robert Uzzell

On January 19th in The Theatre at Madison Square Garden there will be three championship fights televised on HBO, one of which will be undefeated WBA/IBO middleweight champion Gennady “GGG” Golovkin vs. “King” Gabriel Rosado. 

Rosado (21-5, 13 KOs), of Philadelphia, PA enters this fight riding a two-year, seven-bout winning streak, with five of those victories coming by way of knockout.  His current streak has included three career-best victories, all in 2012, versus Jesus Soto-Karass in January, Sechew Powell in June, and Charles Whittaker in September.  All wins came via knockout.  The Powell victory included the WBO Inter-Continental junior middleweight title while the defeat of Whittaker, in an IBF title elimination bout, propelled Rosado to the top of the IBF ratings.  When asked about his upcoming fight with Golovkin:  “This is what I have worked for, to be world champion,” says Rosado.  “I dare to be great.” (continue reading…)

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Showdown: Cotto vs. Trout Analysis and Prediction

by on Dec.01, 2012, under Boxing News, Guest Columnists

by Chip Mitchell & Robert Uzzell

Analysis of Showdown: Miguel “Junito” Cotto vs. Austin “No Doubt Trout” scheduled to take place December 1, 2012 at Madison Square Garden in New York, NY.

Tale of The Tape

Age:  Miguel Cotto 32, Austin Trout 27
Current Status:  Miguel Cotto – Challenger, Austin Trout – WBA Champion
Professional Record:  Miguel Cotto – 37-3-0, 30 KOs, Austin Trout – 25-0-0, 14 KOs
Height:  Miguel Cotto – 5 ft 7, Austin Trout 5 ft 9½
Reach:  Miguel Cotto – 67 in, Austin Trout – 72 in
Knockout Percentage:  Miguel Cotto – 75%, Austin Trout – 56%
Previous Fight:  Cotto 05/05/2012, Trout 06/02/2012
Common Opponents:  None of Note (continue reading…)

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