Unified middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin (37-0, 33 KOs), who is visiting Kazakhstan, will support the construction of a children's playground in his hometown in Karaganda.
After a meeting with the Governor of the Karaganda region Yerlan Koshanov, Gennady commented that the new park will be built in the 13th district as part of a social program.
"It was our President Nursultan Nazarbayev who motivated businessmen and successful people to build schools and other facilities in their hometowns, and this initiative has been supported by many successful Kazakhs," Governor Koshanov said.
Golovkin said it is a wonderful initiative and promised to join it: "I would love to join this program and build the playground in the area where I grew up. I fully support the initiative of our President," he said. The new playground is expected to be built in the coming weeks."
Golovkin is scheduled to defend his IBO, WBA, WBC, IBF middleweight world titles against Mexican superstar Saul "Canelo" Alvarez (49-1-1, 34 KOs) on September 16th at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.
IN OTHER NEWS: Flamboyant Nery "Pantera" Saguilán padded into the WBC weekly Conference to announce his net quarry... against short fuse blaster "Mickey" Román, at The Gimansio Josué Nery Santos of Ciudad Juárez, Chihuahua on June 24th.
"Everything is against me, but I am preparing myself one hundred percent. A great fight and looking for the triumph, which would give me a pass to the great fights,. I want to face elite tricky rivals like “Mickey.”
The sensational combat highlights the card “Head And Pride" that presents Promociones del Pueblo along with all facilities of the Municipal Government of Ciudad Juárez that's led Armando Cabada.
It'll reach Mexican homes through Televisa Deportes via its traditional "Saturdays of Box." Also bludgeoning prospect Eduardo "Rocky" Hernández will be defending his WBC Youth super featherweight against Filipino Rolando "Smooth Operator" Magbanua.