During the first Golovkin vs Lemieux press conference at NYC’s famed Madison Square Garden, current WBA Middleweight Champion Gennady Golovkin made a perplexing comment while taking his turn at the podium, which left media members in attendance a bit puzzled.
Thirty-nine year old WBA/IBF/WBO heavyweight champion Wladimir "Dr. Steelhammer" Klitschko (64-3 53 KO) has just signed a brand new five-fight agreement with German television network RTL, whom he has been with since 2006.
According to the Daily Mail, Chelsea wants to host the fall showdown between lineal and concensus WBO/IBO/WBA/IBF champion Wladimir Klitschko and mandatory challenger Tyson Fury.
There's no question boxing's welterweight division is the most interesting, most talented weight class in the sport.
Heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko's (64-3, 53 KO) twelve round decision win over Bryant Jennings (19-1, 10 KO) featured live on HBO on April 25 averaged 1.637 million viewers, peaking at 1.742 million, per Nielsen Media Research.
After an interesting, if not so thoroughly entertaining chess match for the heavyweight championship of the world, I, as a boxing fan feel as though we may yet bear witness to the changing of the guard much sooner rather than later in a heavyweight division that has been ruled with an iron fist or "steel hammer" so to say for over a decade.