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Ishida Has No Fear of Golovkin, Plans For a War

By Hisao Adachi 

A press conference was held at Green Tsuda Boxing Gym in Osaka City, Japan - where Japanese #15 world ranked WBA middleweight Nobuhiro Ishida (24-8-2, 9 KOs, 37 years old) officially announced that he would challenge undefeated middleweight world champion of the IBO/WBA Gennady Golovkin (25-0, 22 KOs, 30 years old   and resides in Germany) on the 31st of March at Chapiteau de Fontvieille in Monte Carlo.

Ishida has already left for Los Angeles, where he plans to starts his training camp with Rudy Hernandez. Ishida knows the danger involved and he expects a real challenge, but that doesn't stop his motivation to make it a war.

"I think at this moment Gennady Golovkin might be the strongest man in the world at middleweight.  Gennady Golovkin is the toughest opponent among those that I've faced in my boxing career. This could be my last opportunity worldwide.  I'm going out there to make it a good fight and come forward despite the danger of being knocked out. Whenever there is will power, it could break many barriers that are in the way," Ishida said.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Tobi.G on 02-09-2013

A stoppage win for Golovkin would show that he has some serious punching power. Ishida is not a Top-fighter though. But he can take some punishment. I hope this is the last build up fight for Golovkin, after this he…

Comment by Slowhand on 02-09-2013

Stupid tactics for Ishida but the only way to have a chance at all. And everybody loves a true warrior, win or lose.

Comment by jab2theballs on 02-09-2013

Ishida bloodied and battered will summon energy from his Samurai ancestors and brutally KO GGG in a comeback for the ages.:boxing:

Comment by mathed on 02-09-2013

3G lucked out that he cut Rosado early. I think Rosado could have really cast doubts had he been able to see the punches coming. He showed me plenty even as bad as he looked when the fight was stopped.…

Comment by Pain~Lucy on 02-08-2013

[QUOTE=ROSS CALIFORNIA;13011197]Interesting fight. I'd be very impressed if GGG can win by ko by the 6th round, not a stoppage by the corner.[/QUOTE] wat's wrong by getting stopped by the corner? the rosado fight was great IMO cos sooner or…

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