Advertisement
Advertisement

Golovkin: Macklin Never Hurt Me, It Was An Easy Fight!

MASHANTUCKET, Conn. - Powerful World Boxing Association & International Boxing Organization World middleweight champion Gennady "GGG" Golovkin (27-0, 24 KOs) stopped challenger Matthew "Mack The Knife" Macklin (29-5, 20 KOs) with a lethal body shot in the third round, headlining tonight's HBO Triple-Header, presented by K2 Promotions and DiBella Entertainment, in the MGM Grand Theater at Foxwoods Resort Casino.

Golovkin stalked the game Irishman and finished the fight at 1:22 of the third round with a vicious left hook to Macklin's ribs, sending a strong signal to the entire 160-pound division that the Kazakh is a true force.

"I was in perfect position for that body shot," Golovkin commented. "I want this fight (vs. Sergio Martinez).  I felt great in the ring, he never hurt me.  It was an easy fight for me.  I want to fight again soon.  Any top fighter, any champion, any belt holder....anywhere."

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Main Source on 06-30-2013

[QUOTE=The Weebler II;13517248]Macklin stunned him for a second with a good shot when he fought fire with fire, perhaps enough to suggest that a heavy-punching 168lb fighter has a chance to beat Golovkin. Otherwise he's right, it did look [I]relatively[/I]…

Comment by any craic lad? on 06-30-2013

It was scary easy for 3G

Comment by TRTboy on 06-30-2013

[QUOTE=retnuocllup;13517702]I dunno if GGG should move up to 168 yet. however, I do believe Ward's hit & hold style would throw off GGG's rhythm and smother GGG's power. right now I think 168 lbsers are too big for him. he's…

Comment by KickAzz on 06-30-2013

I dunno if GGG should move up to 168 yet. however, I do believe Ward's hit & hold style would throw off GGG's rhythm and smother GGG's power. right now I think 168 lbsers are too big for him. he's…

Comment by LOWBLOW_CHAMP on 06-30-2013

GGG is gonna knock out everyone he fights!:boxing:

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (8)
Top Headlines Canelo's Manager Taking Smith Serious, Expects Dangerous Fight Early Fight Results From Ontario, California Photos: Vargas Rubs Shoulders With Mayweather at BWAA Awards Canelo's Manager To Critics: We're Back To Our Natural Weight! Kenny Porter Not Concerned With Layoff as Thurman Shot Nears Arum: Thurman-Porter is Good Fight, Hope it Gets Good Rating Thurman Reflects on His Long Journey, Lessons Along The Way Video: Jessie Vargas Talks Kell Brook, Thurman vs. Porter Photos/Weights: PBC on NBCSN - Justin DeLoach-Junior Castillo Photos: Mike Alvarado vs. Josh Torres, Korobov-Vera Weighin DiBella Breaks Down Thurman-Porter, Isn't Sure Who Wins Povetkin, Ryabinsky To Hold Meeting With WBC Next Week Liam Smith: I Will Shake Up The World When I Beat Canelo Groves Explains His Version of Events in Golovkin Sparring Tale Photos: Keith Thurman, Shawn Porter Ready For Barclays War Weights from Brooklyn: Porter Strips to 147, Thurman at 146 Liam Smith vs. Canelo Alvarez - Fight Poster Revealed Canelo Alvarez vs. Liam Smith Finalized at 154, 9/17 on PPV Fury To Klitschko: I'm Hitler? You Stupid F***ing Ukrainian Pr*ck! Golden Boy VP Reacts To Arum, Insists Pacquiao vs. Broner is On! Video: Sky Sports Crew Discuss Klitschko vs. Fury Postponement Video: Joshua-Breazeale, Groves-Murray, Eubank-Doran Weighin Jason Sosa Drills Javier Fortuna in Eleventh, Grabs WBA Title Eubank Jr: I Didn't Want To Take Off Underwear, Scare Everyone Photos: Anthony Joshua, Dominic Breazeale Ready For Battle Felix Diaz-Levan Ghvamichava Tops PBC on FS1, July 12 Photo: Tyson Fury's Badly Bruised, Sprained Ankle Injury Felix Verdejo-Jose Felix Likely For October - If Pacquiao Returns Fury Rolls Ankle, July 9 Klitschko Rematch Postponed Thurman Warns: Stop Protecting Your Record Like Mayweather! Arum: Golovkin vs. Ramirez, We Have Deal in Principle For 2017 Groves Explains Boost With McGuigan as Murray Bout Nears Anthony Joshua Willing To Help Joe Joyce Learn, Keep Active Andy Vences: I Have To Be at My Best To Win UniMas Bout Video: Kenny Porter on Tactics For Keith Thurman, More Eubank Sr: No Way Does My Son Lose To Gennady Golovkin! Golovkin's Trainer: Kovalev Will Punish Ward, May Stop Him Keith Thurman: I Have a Burning Desire To Knock Porter Out! Video: Lou DiBella Discusses Keith Thurman vs. Shawn Porter Shawn Porter Smiles: "Special Things Happen in Brooklyn"
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement