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Golovkin to Defend World Middleweight Title vs. Rubio Saturday, October 18th!

by on Aug.20, 2014, under Boxing News

Showdown Slated for the Stub Hub Center in Carson, CA



Gennady Golovkin has a new opponent!

Gennady Golovkin has a new opponent!

LOS ANGELES, CA — Los Angeles, CA — Boxing’s fastest rising star, GENNADY “GGG” GOLOVKIN will defend his World Boxing Association (‘WBA’) and International Boxing Organization (‘IBO’) Middleweight World Titles against World Boxing Council (‘WBC’) Interim Middleweight Champion MARCO ANTONIO “El Veneno” RUBIO on Saturday, October 18th at the StubHub Center in Carson, California and televised Live on HBO World Championship Boxing® beginning at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT

Presented by K2 Promotions and GGG Promotions in association with Promociones Del Pueblo, the scheduled 12-round GOLOVKIN vs. RUBIO championship battle will headline “MEXICAN STYLE”, a world class evening of entertainment at the West Coast’s premier outdoor venue for boxing. (continue reading…)

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Julio Cesar Chavez Jr.: Novice

by on Nov.21, 2011, under Boxing News

Chavez (middle) on the attack.  Photo courtesy of Chris Farina, Top Rank (copyright, 2011)

Chavez (middle) on the attack. Photo courtesy of Chris Farina, Top Rank (copyright, 2011)

By Karl Hegman

This past Saturday evening at the Reliant Arena here in Houston, World Boxing Council Middleweight title holder Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. stopped used up Peter Manfredo at 1:52 of round five in a fight that more closely resembled a local Golden Glove bout than a world championship fight. The bout was a fairly entertaining brawl between two C level fighters while it lasted, but if Chavez Jr. is a true world champion, I’m a monkey’s uncle.

Young Chavez has a plethora of problems as a fighter. He was getting nailed flush with sucker right hands from an ordinary pug like Manfredo that my grandmother could have gotten out of the way of, due to the fact that he has not learned how to bring his left hand up after jabbing and hooking. The affair was a milling one in the first round as Chavez marched after his man in the odd high step style of his father’s and continually walked face in to rights and lefts from the former “Contender” series star, but a higher work rate won the round for Junior.

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