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Stevens Laughs: Who Said Geale Was Harder For GGG?

By Bill "Two Scoops" Emes

Middleweight contender Curtis Stevens (27-4, 20KOs) is preparing for his IBF eliminator against Hassan N'Dam on October 1, but he took some time to reflect on last month's fight between IBO/WBA champion Gennady "GGG" Golovkin and challenger Daniel Geale. Prior to the fight, several insiders tabbed Geale, a former two-time champion, as Golovkin's biggest test to date. GGG blew Geale out in three easy rounds. Stevens went eight hard rounds with Golovkin last November and had spurts of success in the match.

"I was hoping [GGG] won, so when I become IBF champ we can get this sh*t back on again. I want him one more time. Geale didn't look like he wanted to fight. Who said that Geale was going to be a harder fight than Curtis Stevens? And then he went in there and this okie dokie sh*t. I said 'c'mon now, what the f*** is going on?' It is what it is though. I wish I just would have went in and let my hands go, I was always thinking too much. But that's life, you live and you learn," Stevens told BoxingScene.com.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by PittyPat on 08-06-2014

[QUOTE=Derranged;14830590]:lol1: at people calling for a Stevens rematch. Because he landed a hard hook which made GGG tentative for a few moments? The fight was never close and if Stevens let his hands go more he'd get knocked out sooner…

Comment by Alec900 on 08-06-2014

didn't stevens go all defense after the KD?

Comment by brick wall on 08-06-2014

so he takes pride on that?:ugh: and he's using the wrong word...there's no hard fight in both of them. they were both easy...geale was easier i'll give him that but still...

Comment by BlakBread904 on 08-06-2014

agree w/ Deranged Curtis Stevens is a good, exciting fighter to watch. but he's not world-class. lacks the technical skills to match his power. GGG finishes him off inside of 5rd in the event of a rematch. like many (including…

Comment by Derranged on 08-06-2014

:lol1: at people calling for a Stevens rematch. Because he landed a hard hook which made GGG tentative for a few moments? The fight was never close and if Stevens let his hands go more he'd get knocked out sooner…

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