Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

Golovkin-Stevens Deal Reached For November 2nd

By Edward Chaykovsky

According to middleweight contender Curtis Stevens (25-3, 18KOs), a deal has been reached to challenge WBA/IBO champion Gennady Golovkin (27-0, 24KOs) on November 2nd in an HBO televised fight at the Theatre at Madison Square Garden. Stevens, with his own one-punch power, will represent the deadliest threat to Golovkin's run. Stevens, a former super middleweight with a muscular build, has knocked out three of his last four opponents in the first round. Golovkin has not reached a decision since June 2008,  stopping his last fourteen opponents.

Golovkin's trainer, Abel Sanchez, confirmed Stevens' information to reporter Chris Mannix of SI.com, stating that a deal was going to be officially announced in the next few days.

“He wasn’t my choice, he was just talking so much smack,” Sanchez said. “With the fight at being at the Garden, with Stevens being a Brooklyn boy, it made a lot of sense to [K2's] Tom [Loeffler]. He thought it sounds like a great fight. Stevens, he just keeps talking. He thinks he is the next coming of Carlos Monzon.”

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by hhs661 on 08-19-2013

[QUOTE=junior gong;13664192]Who actually said Stevens was ducking GGG? That makes no sense to me.:dunno:[/QUOTE] Here are a few doozies that start from the very first post [url]www.boxingscene.com/forums/showthread.php?t=606831[/url] and another random thread with minor duck calls. [url]www.boxingscene.com/forums/showthread.php?t=606670&page=4[/url] Now look, Triple G…

Comment by Marvellous1 on 08-19-2013

[QUOTE=junior gong;13664192]Who actually said Stevens was ducking GGG? That makes no sense to me.:dunno:[/QUOTE] Quite a few hasty posters jumped on that familiar bandwagon when it was rumoured Stevens was angling for more money. That equalled "price out" like 2+2=5.

Comment by junior gong on 08-19-2013

[QUOTE=hhs661;13664174]Didn't you know, he's not ducking now cause he went from a being a ducker into a bum one the fight got announced[/QUOTE] Who actually said Stevens was ducking GGG? That makes no sense to me.:dunno:

Comment by hhs661 on 08-19-2013

Didn't you know, he's not ducking now cause he went from a being a ducker into a bum one the fight got announced

Comment by junior gong on 08-19-2013

Stevens really only has a puncher's chance here.

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (159)
Top Headlines Jon Jones: I Admire McGregor, But I Back Mayweather To Win Emmanuel Rodriguez, Alfredo Santiago Get Foes For Fajardo Kovalev Files Protest With NSAC To Make Ward Loss a No-Contest Mayweather Parts With Prized Vehicle, His Koenigsegg Being Sold Mikey Garcia Makes Surprising Pick for His Toughest Opponent Frampton Felt Like Failure, Had Dark Days After Santa Cruz Loss Canelo-Golovkin 24/7 To Debut on August 26, on HBO Tim Tszyu Puts Away Chris Khan in Two Rounds Ismail Muwendo, Seniesa Estrada Pick Up Wins in Anaheim Verdejo To Stay Busy While Flanagan Situation is Sorted Out Tyson: McGregor's Gonna Get Killed; Dumb to Accept Boxing Rules! Gennady Golovkin Links With Chivas Regal For Chivas Fight Club Frank Warren Wins Damages Against Chris Eubank Jr. Top Rank VP: We'd Love Lomachenko-Salido II As Soon as Possible Butler-Hall II, Davies-Farrell, Fielding-Brophy on September 30 Greorge Groves vs. Jamie Cox on October 14 in London, WBSS McGregor: I Can Fight in Many Stances, Mayweather Has One Heiland: I Don't Feel Like The Underdog With Charlo, I'm Confident Broner: I Bet They Won't Bet Against Me Again After This Fight! Randy Couture: Mayweather Will NOT Knock McGregor Out Mike Tyson Says Molestation Incident Was a Motivator To Box Frampton: Selby is a Natural Fight To Make, The Timing is Right Haye: Before You Criticize Parker, Take a Good Look at Joshua! Abel Sanchez on What McGregor Must Do To Beat Mayweather Enrico Koelling Helping Erik Skoglund Prepare For Callum Smith Maybe there are worse things in boxing than Mayweather-McGregor Mayweather Vows: This Fight Won't Be Dull - It's Kill or Be Killed! Carlos Molina Hits Santo Domingo For Carlos Adames Clash Eddie Alvarez: McGregor Has Very Real Shot To KO Floyd Early Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. Plans October Return, Eyes Martin Murray Cortez: McGregor a Very Powerful Puncher, Has Great Potential Amanda Serrano is Latest To Consider a Jump To MMA McGregor: Conditioning is Not an Issue Against Mayweather Jessie Magdaleno vs. Cesar Juarez Clash is Close For October Holyfield: Joshua Must Think About His Image, Forget Tyson Fury Kyoguchi Wins IBF World Title: Ryoichi Taguchi, Kono Get KO Wins Eubank Sr: James DeGale is "Suspect" For Not Entering WBSS Omar Figueroa: Mayweather-McGregor a Joke, Slap in The Face Garcia Open to Staying at 140, Moving Up to 147 After Broner Charlo: Jacobs Exploited Golovkin's Flaws, Better Than Canelo
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement