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Championship Boxing returns to “The World’s Most Famous Arena” on Saturday, March 18th with a must-see match-up between the two best Middleweights in the world! Unified Middleweight Champion GENNADY “GGG” GOLOVKIN returns to “The Mecca of Boxing” to defend his titles (WBC, WBA, IBF, IBO) against WBA Middleweight Champion and Mandatory Challenger DANIEL "THE MIRACLE MAN" JACOBS. Photos by Tom Hogan/Hogan Photos.
Golovkin (36-0, 33 KOs), originally from Kazakhstan but now living in Los Angeles, currently holds the highest knockout ratio (92%) in Middleweight Championship history which has quickly distinguished him one of the most exciting attractions in all of sports.
“GGG” will be going for an incredible 24th consecutive knockout victory when he steps into The Garden’s famed ring on March 18th. The bout will mark Golovkin’s fifth appearance at MSG.
Brooklyn's Jacobs (32-1, 29 KOs) is one of the biggest punches in the sport, winning his last 12 fights all by stoppage. "The Miracle Man" will look to prove that he is the best Middleweight in the world by handing "GGG" the first loss of his career.
Consensus #1 Pound-for-Pound Fighter in the World and World Boxing Council (WBC) Super Flyweight Champion ROMAN “CHOCOLATITO” GONZALEZ, (46-0-0, 38 KO’s), fighting out of Managua, Nicaragua, will defend his title against Mandatory Challenger SRISAKET SOR RUNGVISAI (41-4-1, 38 KO’s) of Si Sa Ket, Thailand. Chocolatito vs. Rungvisai will be the co-feature to the World Middleweight Championship
Former World Boxing Council (WBC) Super Flyweight Champion CARLOS “PRINCIPE” CUADRAS, (35-1-1, 27 KO’s) of Mexico City, Mexico returns to battle against cross-town rival and Former World Title Challenger DAVID “SEVERO” CARMONA, (20-3-5, 8 KO’s), also of Mexico City, Mexico.
Cuadras vs. Carmona, scheduled for ten rounds, will also be featured on the televised undercard.
Top Lightweight Prospects, WBC Lightweight Continental Americas Champion, RYAN “BLUE CHIP” MARTIN, (17-0, 10 KO’s) of Cleveland, Ohio via Chattanooga, Tennessee, and Port Chester, New York’s BRYANT “PEE WEE” CRUZ, (17-1-0, 8 KO’s) will battle in a scheduled ten rounder.