30-Day Weights: Gennady Golovkin 165.1, Daniel Jacobs 174.8

On Saturday, WBC, IBF, WBA, IBO middleweight champion Gennady "GGG" Golovkin (36-0, 33 KOs) and mandatory challenger Daniel "The Miracle Man" Jacobs (32-1, 29 KO's) took part in the WBC's mandatory 30-day weight check.

According to Golovkin's promoter, Tom Loeffler of K2 Promotions, the unified champion weighed in 165.1-pounds. For his part, Jacobs weighed in at 174.8-pounds. Both boxers were under the WBC's required 30-day maximum of 176-pounds.

Their fight will headline "Middleweight Madness" on March 18 at the legendary Madison Square Garden arena in New York City.


In the HBO Pay-Per-View co-feature, Roman "Chocolatito" Gonzalez will defend his WBC super flyweight title against Srisaket Sor Rungvisai. Both of them also took part in the WBC's 30-day weight check.

Gonzalez weighed in at 122.6-pounds, and Rungvisai weighed 125.9-pounds. Both boxers were under the WBC's maximum weight of 126.5-pounds.

Born and raised in Brownsville, a location  that has produced many legendary world champions, including Mike Tyson and Riddock Bowe, Jacobs has scored great KO'S against outstanding opponents during his nine years as a pro.

"Gennady is a great fighter, he always has several fight plans. They can plan what they want and overestimate me, but in the end I will be victorious on March 18," said Jacobs, from his training camp in Oakland, California.

In the most impressive fight of his career, on December 5, 2015, Jacobs dramatically defeated unbeaten former champion Peter Quillin in the first round in Brooklyn, New York.

Most recently, Jacobs knocked out Sergio Mora  in the seventh round on September 9, 2016. Jacobs has won his last 12 fights by knockout.
The card is presented by K2 Promotions, tickets for "Middleweight Madness" cost $ 1000, $ 600, $ 400, $ 300, $ 200 and $ 100 dollars, and can be purchased at the Madison Square Garden box office and online at  or 

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by casheddie on 03-16-2017

[QUOTE=ggg_kz;17438637]You should know Jacobs is on Avocado diet under proper supervision of pro nutritionist and part-time boxer Algieri.[/QUOTE] All I saw was that a dude 5 years older than Jacobs is on a better pace to reach 159 at the…

Comment by REYESdelBOXEO on 03-06-2017

[QUOTE=Kigali;17438399]That's some serious trolling there Chola.[/QUOTE] U mad Chola? Just hyping fights up between the best vs. the best while you keep hating.

Comment by CleneloAlvaroid on 02-25-2017

[QUOTE=Sledgeweather17;17448196]Nobody is calling for Jacobs to move up because nobody is comparing Jacobs to all time greats (who all moved up multiple divisions to prove themselves and seek out great challenges). You GGG ****suckers have been claiming he better than…

Comment by Kigali on 02-23-2017

[QUOTE=bigjavi973;17439613]^^^^^ like it or not ggg is a gym rat imo[/QUOTE] He's been missing too many leg days...and still can't move his head.

Comment by Kigali on 02-23-2017

[QUOTE=oscar9992;17444036]But GGG is big doe! :bottle:[/QUOTE] He's got legs like a crack addicted Flamingo:bottle::bottle:

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