Photos/Weight: Golovkin, Macklin Face Off at The Weigh-In
MASHANTUCKET, Conn. -- The official weigh-in was held today for tomorrow night's HBO Triple-Header, presented by DiBella Entertainment and K2 Promotions, in MGM Grand Theater at Foxwoods Resort Casino.
Saturday's HBO Boxing After Dark tripleheader airs live from the Foxwoods Resort Casino's MGM Grand Theater in Mashantucket, Connecticut at 9:45 p.m. ET/PT.
The telecasts opens with Willie Nelson as he takes on Luciano Cuello in a scheduled 10-round contest in the junior middleweight division.
Nelson vs. Cuello will be followed by a 10-round super middleweight showdown matching the undefeated Thomas Oosthuizen against Brandon Gonzales and his own undefeated record.
The main event pits middleweight title-holder Gennady Golovkin in his return to HBO against challenger Matthew Macklin in a 12-round title bout.
Main Event - WBA / IBO World Middleweight Championship (12) - HBO
GENNADY "GGG"GOLOVKIN (26-0, 23 KOs), Stuggart, Germany by way of Kazakhstan 159 LBS. vs. MATTHEW "Mack The Knife" MACKLIN (29-4, 20 KOs), Birmingham, United Kingdom 159 LBS.
Co-Feature - Super Middleweights (10) - HBO
L: THOMAS "Tommy Gun" OOSTHUIZEN (21-0-1, 13 KOs), Boksburg, South Africa 167 LBS. vs. R: BRANDON "Flawless" GONZALES (17-0, 10 KOs), Sacramento, California 166 LBS.
NABF Super Welterweight Championship (10) - HBO
L: WILLIE "The Great" NELSON (20-1-1, 12 KOs), Champion, Cleveland, Ohio 153 LBS. vs. R: LUCIANO LEONEL "El Principito" CUELLO (32-2, 16 KOs), Buenos Aires, Argentina 153 LBS.
Junior Middleweights (8)
L: DANNY "Bhoy" O'CONNOR (20-1, 7 KOs), Framingham, Massachusetts 152 LBS. vs. R: HECTOR "The Hurricane" MUNOZ (21-10-1, 14 KOs), Albuquerque, New Mexico 151 LBS.
Really good fight.. Golovkin by late round stoppage.Comment by F l i c k e r on 06-29-2013
[QUOTE=tito_bandito;13515085]What's that? Golovkin fighting another faded contender? Where's the world class competition for this hype job?[/QUOTE] He was supposed to fight Pirog but Pirog got a back injury. But you probably don't know who that is either if you're calling…Comment by Evil Abed on 06-29-2013
[QUOTE=Da7thsign;13515794]I never knew GGG was that tall. They looked to be about even in height when you give them the good old eyeball measurement. Maybe GGG had shoes on? Anyway im excited as hell for this fight, im gonna go…Comment by Da7thsign on 06-29-2013
I never knew GGG was that tall. They looked to be about even in height when you give them the good old eyeball measurement. Maybe GGG had shoes on? Anyway im excited as hell for this fight, im gonna go…Comment by Weebler I on 06-29-2013
All these fighters look skinny and drained - except Macklin.Post a Comment/View More User Comments (16)