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Next? Photo: Dibella Entertainment SEE RELATED: Mayweather, Alvarez media tour kicks off in Times Square (Slideshow) Golovkin said after the fight, I felt great. This was (an) easy fight for me. Everything I wanted to do, I was able to do.
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The rugged, oversized Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. would likely have the best chance of any top middleweight of withstanding his barrage, but GGG is the far better technical boxer. Golovkin is a very average-sized middleweight. When I covered his U.S. Debut in September of last year, he told us in the press conference afterward that he could easily make 154.
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The World Boxing Hall of Fame is based in California and is largely just an annual banquet. Lott was candid when asked if there is a need for a third Hall of Fame, but he said his point is simply to help the sport. He shared the front page of the Des Moines Register newspaper of Jan. 27, 1928. In the top center of the page are the results of a survey to determine the most popular athlete in the U.S. A view of the Boxing Hall of Fame Las Vegas (Courtesy photo)In second place in that poll, with 324,500 votes, was New York Yankees’ slugger Babe Ruth, who was coming off a 60 home run season.
The AIBA is creating a pro boxing organization in which member fighters canbe paid while still retaining their Olympic eligibility. The so-called APBwill officially begin competitions next year. In the alphabet soup world of boxing, thishas raised the ire of the existing powers that be.World Boxing Council President Jose Sulaiman and prominent boxing promoters have complained theAPB is trying to muscle in ontheir territory. This weekend, the AIBA fired back with a statement asserting that it is merely looking out for the best interests of fighters who, through its new organization, canearn a living while continuing to pursue Olympic aspirations.
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He spoke through a translator after the tournament ended on Saturday. Roque said he had walked around downtown Mobile during his stay and found the Port City reminded him fondly of some places in the Caribbean. View full size Pedro Roque Inside the convention center, Roque was enthusiastic about the future of U.S. boxing after watching the youngsters battle for national championships. He said he liked the “raw material” that he and other coaches will be working with in the coming years as they train the boxers for international competition. “These kids have so much talent,” he said.