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GGG ties Bernard Hopkins’ record of 20 title defenses

By Jeff Aranow: Middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin tied Bernard Hopkins’ longstanding record of 20 successful title defenses last Saturday night with his 2nd round KO victory over Vanes Martirosyan on HBO at the StubHub Center in Carson, California. … Read

Purses Golovkin-Martirosyan: GGG $1 million, Vanes $225,000

By Sean Jones: Middleweight champion Gennady ‘GGG’ Golovkin (37-0-1, 33 KOs) will be getting a guaranteed purse of $1 million for his voluntary defense against career junior middleweight contender Vanes Martirosyan (36-3-1, 21 KOs) tonight in their fight on HBO World Championship Boxing at the StubHub Center in Carson, California. … Read

GGG looks to tie Hopkins’ record on Saturday

By Jeff Aranow: Gennady Golovkin (37-0-1, 33 KOs) won’t be getting the big money fight that he wanted against Saul Canelo Alvarez this Saturday night, but he does have an opportunity to make history by tying former middleweight champion Bernard Hopkins’ record of 20 consecutive title defenses in his fight against replacement opponent Vanes Martirosyan […]

Hopkins says GGG’s opponent Martirosyan was his sparring partner

By Allan Fox: Former middleweight champion Bernard Hopkins revealed on Thursday that Gennady Golovkin’s opponent for Saturday, Vanes Martirosyan, was at one time one of his sparring partners during his career. … Read

Golovkin: My record is much bigger than Bernard Hopkins’ record

By Allan Fox: Gennady ‘GGG” Golovkin rates his reign as the middleweight champion much higher than former unified 160 lb. champion Bernard Hopkins (55-8-2, 32 KOs) during his 10 years as a champion. … Read

GGG will tie Hopkins’ record for title defenses at 20 if he beats Canelo

By Jim Dower: Middleweight champion Gennady ‘GGG’ Golovkin (37-0-1, 33 KOs) is in the position where he can tie boxing great Bernard Hopkins if he defeats Saul Canelo Alvarez (49-1-2, 34 KOs) in his 20th title defense on May 5 in their rematch on HBO pay-per-view. … Read

Hopkins says Errol Spence must earn Canelo fight

By Dan Ambrose: Bernard Hopkins of Golden Boy Promotions says welterweight champion Errol Spence Jr. hast to earn a fight against Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez instead of having it given to him by merely asking for it. Spence (23-0, 20 KOs) recently said that he’d be willing to move up to 160 lb. division for a […]

Golovkin: The best middleweight since Hagler

By Sean Jones: Middleweight champion Gennady “GGG” Golovkin (37-0-1, 33 KOs) is fast approaching breaking Bernard Hopkins’ record for title defenses, and it seems clear already that he’s the best fighter that 160lb division has seen since Marvin Hagler. … Read

Hopkins: Canelo will KO GGG like Ward did with Kovalev

By Dan Ambrose: Bernard Hopkins of Golden Boy Promotions expects his fighter Saul “Canelo” Alvarez (49-1-2, 34 KOs) to beat IBF/IBO/WBA/WBC middleweight champion Gennady “GGG” Golovkin (37-0-1, 33 KOs) by a knockout just like Andre Ward stopped former light heavyweight champion Sergey Kovalev by a stoppage in their rematch. … Read

Hopkins: Nobody is saying GGG got robbed

By Jim Dower: According to Bernard Hopkins of Golden Boy Promotions, the boxing fans don’t feel that IBF/IBO/WBA/WBC middleweight champion Gennady “GGG” Golovkin (37-0-1, 33 KOs) was robbed of a decision win in his fight against Saul “Canelo” Alvarez (49-1-2, 34 KOs) last Saturday night at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. … Read

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