In what is being heralded by many as a pound for pound pairing, and somewhat of a mythical match-up materialized, current IBF Welterweight champion Kell Brook will jump up two weight divisions and 13 pounds to take on the "Goliath" of the Middleweight division, Gennady Golovkin, for Triple G's WBC, IBF and IBO 160 pound world titles on Saturday, September 10, in front of a sold out crowd at the O2 Arena in London, England.
Who will win next week's match-up of champions when the world's best middleweight faces the top-rated welterweight?
Gennady Golovkin's WBA middleweight title will not be at-stake when he faces welterweight titlist Kell Brook next week.
At a recent media day in San Diego, CA, lineal Middleweight champion Saul "Canelo" Alvarez addressed the boxing press, and was immediately seen with an apparent "shiner" around his right eye.
While recently conducting a final media workout at the Summit Gym in Big Bear Lake, California, Middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin was displaying more than just his skills in the ring to some of the visiting press.
With just two weeks remaining until universally recognized Middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin takes on undefeated Welterweight title holder Kell Brook in front of a capacity crowd at the sold-out O2 Arena in London, England, many within the boxing community are starting to wonder whether or not the 5 to 1 betting underdog can pull-off the massive upset.
Future Hall of Famer Manny Pacquiao will be gracing the squared circle once again on November 5, opposite Jessie Vargas at the Thomas and Mack Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. And while the soon to be 38 year old fighter is seemingly well past his respective fighting prime, the Pacman is still fighting at an elite level, as was evidenced in his impressive points victory over former two-division world champion Timothy Bradley in April of this year.
At the Summit Gym in Big Bear Lake, California, current Middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin and head trainer Abel Sanchez are making their final preparations in camp before they leave for London, England, where GGG will be defending his coveted titles against current IBF Welterweight champ Kell Brook.
When unified middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin enters the ring with top welterweight Kell Brook, the former will be seven months shy of 35.