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 Last update:  4/5/2013       Read more by Rick Reeno         
   
Golovkin-Macklin Card: Oosthuizen vs. Gonzales is Likely
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By Rick Reeno

According to promoter Lou DiBella, discussions are going forward in a very positive manner, and a deal is likely, for IBO super middleweight champion Thomas Oosthuizen (21-0, 13 KOs) to face Brandon Gonzalez (17-0, 10 KOs) on June 29th as part of an HBO televised tripleheader. The main event would feature a middleweight fight between WBA/IBO middleweight king Gennady Golovkin (26-0, 23 KOs) and Matthew Macklin (29-4, 20 KOs).

DiBella is working out the final Golovkin-Macklin details, and he appears confident a deal will get finalized as discussions continue with Tom Loeffler of K2 Promotions. The third fight will feature junior middleweight contender Willie Nelson (20-1-1, 12 KOs). DiBella is having trouble securing an opponent for Nelson and tells BoxingScene.com that several top contenders have already turned the opportunity down.

Tags: Brandon Gonzales , Matthew Macklin , Gennady Golovkin , Willie Nelson , Thomas Oosthuizen , Golovkin-Macklin , Golovkin vs. Macklin , Oosthuizen vs. Gonzales , Oosthuizen-Gonzales


 

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comment by MarcianoFan, on 04-09-2013
This isn't that great a fight. Tommy's pretty much still treading water. He's at the top of the 2nd tier of contenders at 168, but he's miles behind the top 5. This isn't going to help. He's been fighting nothing but fringe contenders and gatekeepers- most of them either overrated or not that...

comment by Pain~Lucy, on 04-06-2013
[QUOTE=rogdogx]If GGG ever needs an opponent Carlos Molina will step in. People are actually starting to want to get a shot at Golovkin the kid is becoming a star.[/QUOTE] molina should stick to Ishe, I dont like haters saying GGG is fighting another LMW

comment by rogdogx, on 04-06-2013
If GGG ever needs an opponent Carlos Molina will step in. People are actually starting to want to get a shot at Golovkin the kid is becoming a star.

comment by Deltoro_10, on 04-05-2013
This is turning out to be a great card providing that all the fights get made. Ggg vs macklin will be awesome but I'm really interested in the Gonzalez oosthizuen fight. Maybe the winner can fight George groves to set up a fight against froch or one of the other champions

comment by ИATAS, on 04-05-2013
[QUOTE=mathed]Just three days ago it was certain that Macklin was ducking and dodging like no other........what happened from then till now? More than a few posters were absolutely sure Macklin would rather jump off a cliff than jump in the ring with the destroyer of men. Maybe Macklin read t...

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