In an unusually early weigh-in time, roughly 10AM ET, "Middleweights" Gennady Golovkin and Daniel Jacobs scaled in under the restrictive division limit of 160 pounds to technically meet the requirements of the New York State Athletic Commission as a precursor to their highly publicized showdown at the Mecca of boxing, Madison Square Garden in New York City, tomorrow evening.
On Saturday, March 18, renowned Middleweight marauder and universally recognized 160 pound champion Gennady Golovkin will place his various trinkets and coveted distinctions on the line as he faces ostensibly his most formidable opponent to date, knock-out puncher Danny Jacobs.
Consensus middleweight champion Gennady 'GGG' Golovkin will face Daniel Jacobs on March 18, and many are expecting the former to unleash another beating over a presumably over-matched opponent.
Three months ahead of his showdown with Daniel Jacobs, consensus middleweight champion Gennady 'GGG' Golovkin is receiving stiff criticism from a retired fight legend.
With less than one month remaining until the historic battle of Light Heavyweights, featuring current WBA, IBF, and WBO champion Sergey Kovalev against former lineal 168 pound champ Andre Ward, the Krusher's former mentor and elite level trainer Abel Sanchez gave his pre-fight prediction for the November 19 meeting.
Boxing history is replete with scenarios where champions or star fighters moved up in weight seeking bigger challenges and greater spoils.