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Golovkin's Trainer: Stevens Tougher Than We Thought

By Edward Chaykovsky

Abel Sanchez, the trainer of WBA/IBO middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin (28-0, 25KOs), said top contender Curtis Stevens was much tougher than they expected. Golovkin stopped him in eight rounds at the Theather in New York's Madison Square Garden. Golovkin dropped Stevens hard in the second round and the end appeared to be near, but the Brooklyn boxer fought back and landed several of his hard power shots as the rounds continued to play out.

"Stevens was tougher than we thought he was going to be," said Sanchez. "There are still things we need to work on as far as Gennady's patience and setting up his punches, but the good part is we got the win and have stuff to work on."

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by -Kev- on 11-03-2013

To answer the thread, I don't think Stevens was better than we thought, I just think Golovkin is not as good as people believed. This will be further proven as he fights better opposition. People are easily impressed calling him…

Comment by -Kev- on 11-03-2013

[QUOTE=BeGoodToMother;13898291]He would have had a punchers chance if he attacked more, but in round 7 when he landed 2 or 3 shots, GGG tapped his chest as if, come to me. Curtis did not hurt GGG and GGG wanted him…

Comment by tito_bandito on 11-03-2013

This win don't mean ****!!! GGG gets TKO's over fighters that have been stopped before this ain't ****...

Comment by BattleAxePurist on 11-03-2013

He was tougher bcse he didn't get KO'd by that hook and made it deeper in the fight than almost everyone expected even if it was by going with a high guard defense the majority of the time to avoid…

Comment by LOWBLOW_CHAMP on 11-03-2013

stevens finished the fight on his feet so haters can stfu, most fighters would of been gone after 3 rounds

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