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.
When welterweight champion Kell Brook steps into the ring to face middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin, the former will probably weigh between 165 and 172 lbs.
On Tuesday, August 16, current Middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin, head trainer Abel Sanchez and managing director of K2 Promotions West, Tom Loeffler, staged a press conference at the Palm restaurant in Beverly Hills to promote their controversial September 10 event with current IBF Welterweight title holder Kell Brook.
Tuesday afternoon at the Palm restaurant in downtown Los Angeles, K2 Promotions held an intimate press conference for Middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin, promoting his September 10 bout with current IBF Welterweight title holder Kell Brook.
On Wednesday, August 10, current WBA, IBF and WBC Middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin and the unexpected September 10 challenger, current IBF Welterweight title holder Kell Brook, participated in WBC's customary 30-day pre-fight weigh-in, and the results were more than just a bit staggering to most interested observers.
While promoting this weekend's big 140 pound unification bout in Las Vegas, between WBO title holder Terence "Bud" Crawford and WBC champ Viktor Postol, Top Rank exec and Hall of Fame promoter Bob Arum shared his thoughts on another big event already scheduled for September 10.