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Lou DiBella: Golovkin Has Never Fought Anybody Good

By Luke Furman

Promoter Lou DiBella is not yet convinced that IBO/WBA middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin (26-0, 23KOs) is the real deal. Golovkin is pushing hard to face DiBella's main star, WBC champion Sergio Martinez, but first another of DiBella's fighters, Matthew Macklin (29-4, 20KOs), will test Golovkin's spirit and will on June 29th at Foxwoods Resort in Connecticut. HBO will televise.

"Maybe [the fight between Martinez and Golovkin can happen], if he doesn't lose to Matthew Macklin. Golovkin is young and very strong, but he can lose to Macklin. Golovkin has never fought anybody good. Everybody is crowning Golovkin as the greatest middleweight on earth, but who has he beaten? Rosado? Ishida? Proksa? I think Golovkin is special but Macklin is the toughest fighter that he's ever fought," DiBella said.

Luke Furman covers boxing for bokser.org.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Mayweather41-0 on 05-14-2013

If Golovkin beats Macklin I really want to see Martinez vs Golovkin. It is going to be a sad day for Dibella when Martinez either loses or retires and he no longer has a cash cow.

Comment by JibbaJabber on 05-13-2013

[QUOTE=BIGPOPPAPUMP;13360298]Promoter Lou DiBella is not yet convinced that IBO/WBA middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin (26-0, 23KOs) is the real deal. Golovkin is pushing hard to face DiBella's main star, WBC champion Sergio Martinez, but first another of DiBella's fighters, Matthew Macklin…

Comment by bravestone on 05-13-2013

Whatever Lou, I'm pumped for Golovkin/Macklin

Comment by Ido on 05-13-2013

[QUOTE=JohnDough;13364296]Best Fights for GGG !. Saul Alvarez (at 160) 2. Sergio Martinez 3. James Kirkland (at 160) 4. Andre Ward (at 168) Probably won't see any of these in the next 18 months.[/QUOTE] Saul, James, Andre....Why? 160 division is deep.…

Comment by JohnDough on 05-13-2013

Best Fights for GGG !. Saul Alvarez (at 160) 2. Sergio Martinez 3. James Kirkland (at 160) 4. Andre Ward (at 168) Probably won't see any of these in the next 18 months.

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