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Golovkin vs Simon Will Still Move Forward, on Dec. 9

By Ruslan Chikov

According to outlets in Germany, the canceled fight between Wladimir Klitschko and Jean Marc Mormeck will not abolish Gennady Golovkin's defense of the WBA "regular" middleweight title. It was announced on Monday that Wladimir, who required surgery on Saturday to remove a kidney stone, was going to withdraw from Saturday's fight with Mormeck at the ESPRIT Arena. Golovkin was scheduled for action in the co-feature against American boxer Lajuan Simon.

With the Klitschko card falling through, Golovkin's fight has been moved to Friday night and takes place at the Ballsaal Interconti-Hotel in Düsseldorf, Germany. There are reports that Golovkin signed a promotional contract with K2 Ukraine.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by KmanaG on 12-06-2011

Saw Golovkin's last few fights and he really doesn't look like the hype he's being built on. He looks very fun to watch and aggressive (don't get me wrong I do enjoy watching him) just not as heavy handed or…

Comment by giacomino on 12-06-2011

[QUOTE=GatecrasherUA;11523785]He's not with Universum anymore.[/QUOTE] Forgot he just got his freedom. Good deal.

Comment by GatecrasherUA on 12-06-2011

[QUOTE=giacomino;11523230]Hopefully at some point in the next five years Universum will figure out that Golovkin is a legit talent and let him fight a legit opponent or two. Universum needs to realize Golovkin isn't Sturm or Zbik or Erdei: He…

Comment by giacomino on 12-05-2011

Hopefully at some point in the next five years Universum will figure out that Golovkin is a legit talent and let him fight a legit opponent or two. Universum needs to realize Golovkin isn't Sturm or Zbik or Erdei: He…

Comment by UglyPug on 12-05-2011

great! another gimme fight for golovkin! YAY! maybe simon will surprise us like ole boy ouma and beat up on golovkin some.

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