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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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Today at Noon: Golovkin-Monroe Public Weigh-In!

by on May.15, 2015, under Boxing News

Gennady Golovkin (photo by Gene Blevins - Hoganphotos/K2 Promotions)

Gennady Golovkin (photo by Gene Blevins – Hoganphotos/K2 Promotions)

INGLEWOOD, CA, May 15, 2015 — The official weigh-in for the Gennady Golovkin vs. Willie Monroe Middlweight Championship is open to the public today at noon.  (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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‘GGG’ Golovkin vs. Monroe a Hot Ticket in L.A.!

by on Mar.18, 2015, under Boxing News

World Middleweight Championship Pitting Gennady Golovkin vs. Willie Monroe Jr. on Saturday, May 16


Live on HBO World Championship Boxing®

 2500 First Day Ticket Sales at The Forum for May 16


LOS ANGELES, CA, March 18, 2015 — Boxing Superstar GENNADY “GGG” GOLOVKIN is Once Again is a Hit at the Box Office in Los Angeles with first day sales of over 2,500 tickets for his upcoming world title defense against #2 rated challenger WILLIE MONROE JR. set for Saturday, May 16 at the Forum.

“It’s very similar to GGG’s last fight at the StubHub! Center in October which sold out three weeks before the fight” said TOM LOEFFLER of K2 Promotions. “We had a tremendous response from the media at the press conference yesterday and the fans are thrilled that he is fighting once again in his new hometown of Los Angeles.” (continue reading…)

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Gennady ‘GGG’ Golovkin vs. Willie Monroe Jr. World Middleweight Championship Tickets on Sale Tues., March 17th at Noon!

by on Mar.16, 2015, under Boxing News

Photo Op Available to First 100 Box Office Ticket Buyers


LOS ANGELES, CA — March 16, 2015 —  Tickets will go on sale This Tuesday, March 17 at 12:00 p.m. PDT for the World Middleweight Championship showdown between Boxing Superstar GENNADY “GGG” GOLOVKIN and #2 Rated Challenger WILLIE MONROE JR. set for Saturday, May 16 at the Forum.

Priced at $300, $200, $100, $60 and $30, tickets will be available through Ticketmaster (, 1-800-745-3000) and at the Forum Box Office.  (continue reading…)

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