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Grant CEO Rips Rosado Over Golovkin Comments

By Bill "Two Scoops" Emes

Elvis Grant Phillips, the CEO of Grant Worldwide, hit back at middleweight contender Gabe Rosado for his recent comments related to the gloves used by WBA/IBO champion Gennady Golovkin during their January fight at the Theater in New York's Madison Square Garden.

Rosado, in a recent interview with BoxingScene.com, questioned the nature of the Grant gloves that Golovkin was using. He felt Golovkin was provided with a different type of glove. Rosado took a beating in the fight, which his corner eventually stopped, and Golovin picked up a seventh round TKO victory.

"Some people can't handle a loss, but to come back eight or nine months later and start pointing fingers...it's pretty sad," Phillips told BoxingScene.com.

"He had the opportunity to use the same gloves, to use Golovkin's gloves. Abel Sanchez told them 'if you think something is wrong, then take our gloves and we'll use the backup gloves.' [Rosado's trainer] trainer was trying them and they said 'no, no, no...we'll use our gloves.' So that's why it's really foolish what Rosado said, but karma is a bitch and it came back [to bite him in the Peter Quillin fight].

"I really hope that he'll retract his statements because his comments were very disparaging and insulting to me and my company and to my integrity which people know is impeccable."

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by ElMeroChingon on 05-15-2015

Lol hasn't been back since.

Comment by RAV3N on 05-13-2015

[QUOTE=In Motion;15678246]Are you blind? They are no where near the same looking.[/QUOTE] And floyd had the nerve to call maidana a cheater, look at floyd's gloves, it looks like they have been tampered with!

Comment by CANELOLUJAH on 05-12-2015

[QUOTE=ElMeroChingon;15678263]Explain. Don't think too hard. [IMG]http://i.imgur.com/pJAyNRF.jpg[/IMG] [IMG]http://oi59.tinypic.com/24pb19j.jpg[/IMG] [IMG]http://oi58.tinypic.com/uq6j4.jpg[/IMG][/QUOTE] Straight own these clowns.

Comment by ИATAS on 05-12-2015

[QUOTE=nerd slapper;15680123]so gennadys been doing all that with the same pillow gloves floyd wears? incredible[/QUOTE] Yep. Imagine if someone gave him some Cleto Reyes gloves.

Comment by deanrw on 05-12-2015

[QUOTE=ElMeroChingon;15681647]Lol i guess no one care about the gloves anymore since FLoyd's look the same.[/QUOTE] LOL...you certainly put out that fire effectively.

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