Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

Willie Monroe Jr. Wants a Crack at Gennady Golovkin

By Ryan Burton

New York native Willie Monroe Jr. (18-1, 6KOs) burst onto the scene by winning the Boxcino middleweight tournament on May 23rd by defeating the then undefeated Brandon Adams.

Monroe hopes to parlay his success in the tournament into a title shot. He said that he thinks WBA/IBO middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin will successfully defend his titles on July 26th when he takes on former champ Daniel Geale and said that he would have no problems facing Golovkin in the near future.

"I think Triple G should win. That is a fight I am looking forward to seeing. People think I'm crazy but that is a fight I want. You gotta be half crazy to be successful in this business. I want to mix it up with him because so many guys won't. I am like 'Oh no one wants to fight you? Well let me step on up and see what the hype is all about.'"

"I'm not an a-hole or anything but I am a competitive person. I haven't formally called him out and I won't call anyone out because that is not my style but down the road if it's two fights or three fights or even my next fight I want to get a crack at Gennady Golovkin. He is an awesome fighter," Monroe told Boxingscene.com.

Send questions or comments to [email protected]. You can follow Ryan on Twitter @ringsidewriter

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Sparked_26 on 06-14-2014

Bring em on, Willie!

Comment by Accountoffline on 06-14-2014

Nice little statement but deep down I think we all know if he went in with GGG he would be good boy'd far too early into his career.

Comment by nacho daddy on 06-14-2014

Tell them Willie boy is here lol. Willie looked great winning that title. I thought that kid was gonna get him with one of those hard rights but willie kept away. not ready for GGG and his style while very…

Comment by Bumdre Ward on 06-14-2014

[QUOTE=Sugar Adam Ali;14660028]Monroe needs to fight a few contenders before a title shot.. N'dam, Stevens, fletcher, etc... He needs a win or 2 over those caliber of fighters before moving on to a title fight[/QUOTE] N'damn beats him every day…

Comment by Sugar Adam Ali on 06-14-2014

Monroe needs to fight a few contenders before a title shot.. N'dam, Stevens, fletcher, etc... He needs a win or 2 over those caliber of fighters before moving on to a title fight

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (19)
Top Headlines Shawn Porter: I'm Ready For Keith Thurman as Soon as Possible! Custio Clayton vs. Carlos Molina on Saunders vs. Lemieux Card Jacobs: I Saw in Golovkin's Eyes at The End, He Was a Beaten Man Wilder: Joshua Wants One More Payday Before Fighting Me Amir Khan Under Fire, Old Tweet Comes Back To Haunt Him Guillermo Jones Edges Perea For WBA Belt, Carlos Adames Wins Sergio Martinez Feels Brian Castano Should Stay Away From Lara Oscar Valdez's Manager To Meet With Top Rank, Discuss Big 2018 Constantin Bejenaru vs. Thabiso Mchunu - Undercard Information Tete's 11-Second KO of Gonya Quickest Ever in World Title Fight Kell Brook Backs Conor Benn To 'Carry The Flag' at Welterweight Joseph Parker Budges: I'll Take 35% To Fight Anthony Joshua Max Ornelas Gets Lopsided Win at WinnaVegas Casino Photos: Julian Williams Beats a Very Game Ishe Smith in Las Vegas Carl Frampton: The Team Can Decide My Next Opponent Gilberto Ramirez: I Must Be Better With Ahmed Than in Hart Fight Eleider Alvarez Gives The Latest on Adonis Stevenson Situation Kovalev Explains Why Leaving Jackson Was The Right Move Frank Warren: Frampton At Windsor Park Coming Next Summer Barker: Wilder Will Have Tough Time With Joshua's Skill Set Video: Julian Williams on Ishe Smith Win, Reacts To Trout, More Photos: Anthony Dirrell Edges Denis Douglin in Tough Bout Video: Austin Trout Talks Canelo-Golovkin, Williams, Hurd, More Video: Trainer Breaks Down Julian Williams Win Over Ishe Smith Bellew: I Can 100% Beat Parker, No Way Can He Deal With Joshua! De La Hoya: I Won't Chase McGregor, The Challenge Was Made! Mike Gavronski Wins WBA Regional Title, Beats Hernandez Oscar Vasquez, Gabriel Flores, Bruno Escalante Win in Reno Bryant Cruz Stops Luna: Micah, Lawson Pick Up Wins Deontay Wilder - From Mild-Mannered To Motormouth Ishe Smith: I Fought My Ass Off, The Judges Saw What They Saw De La Hoya: Canelo vs. Golovkin Rematch Will "Definitely Happen" Julian Williams Wins Tough Decision Over Ishe Smith Julian Williams vs. Ishe Smith - LIVE BoxingScene Scorecard Lionell Thompson Drops, Shocks Earl Newman With Points Win Tugstsogt Nyambayar Gets Off The Floor, Decisions Dela Torre De La Hoya on McGregor: It Took Mayweather 10, I Only Need 2! Photos: Oscar De La Hoya Foundation Annual Turkey Giveaway Frampton: That Got The Cobwebs Off, Now I Want The Big Guys! Tomasz Adamek Decisions Fred Kassi Over Ten Rounds
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement