Golovkin-Geale weight-in, KO predicted26 july 2014, 17:53
Gennady Golovkin, WBA and IBO middleweight champion and Australia’s former world champion Daniel Geale have stepped on the scale on the eve of the highly anticipated fight in New York, Tengrinews reports citing Vesti.kz.
The limit for the upcoming fight was set to 72.58 kg. Golovkin weighted 72.48 kg and his opponent was 72.21 kg.
The Golovkin-Geale fight will be streamed in over 100 countries. In Kazakhstan due to the time difference, GGG’s 30th fight will be streamed in the morning of July 27 on KazSport and Kazakhstan channels.
WilliamHill bookmaker company posted Golovkin-Geale fight odds. The best bet is that Golovkin will TKO or KO the Aussie boxer (1.28). In terms of rounds, the prediction is that Golovkin will finish the fight between the 3rd and the 8th rounds (11).
Golovkin will earn $750 thousand for the fight, while Geale is promised $600 thousand.
Earlier, the Kazakh boxer had an open training session at Mendez Boxing.
At the roundtable discussion at Madison Square Garden, Sanchez admitted that the upcoming fight would be a tough fight. However, Golovkin’s coach was quite confident about the boxer’s chances. “This is a thinking man’s fight. The adjustments we make in the corner will determine the fight. Nobody at 160 can stand the power of Gennady,” Sanchez said.
Sanchez, who once wrote the best 12 fighters in the history of boxing on a dry erase board at the gym with Muhammad Ali, Sugar Ray Robinson, Manny Pacquiao, Floyd Mayweather among others, saw in Golovkin the raw power that would surely bring him to the top one day. "Give me three years I'll get you to the top of that list," Sanchez told Golovkin.
By Gyuzel Kamalova