The flower has bloomed: Golovkin yields Macklin in three rounds

Picks in Gennady Golovkin’s twelve round WBA/IBO world title defense against Matthew Macklin were widely favored in the direction of the undefeated Kazakh born fighter. Golovkin (27-0-0 24 KO’s) was a storm; an exquisite performance was put on by one of boxing’s future star’s this evening in steamrolling Matthew Macklin (29-5-0 20 KO’s) in round … Read more

The Bittersweet Rise of Gennady Golovkin

Just hours prior to writing this article I happened to be listening to the calming rhythm of “Bittersweet Symphony” by The Verve. This song, in many ways relates to the cruel realities in the lives on many. As it’s intent. It’s engraved as one of the biggest “one hit wonders” of the modern era. This … Read more

Has Golovkin proven himself as a true fighter? Will Macklin be his wake up call?

The moment of truth — A quintessential moment in the career of any rising prospect in the sport of boxing. For some, it’s a revelation. A reminder of the mortality every fighter brings into the squared circle. A scar — one that you look to for guidance when in the ring — one that makes … Read more