Gennady Golovkin vs. Vanes Martirosyan Official Weigh-in – Undefeated world middleweight champion Gennady “GGG” Golovkin returns to HBO and a Southern California boxing ring for the first time in over two years. Golovkin (37-0-1, 33 KOs), from Karaganda, Kazakhstan, and boxing’s longest-reigning world champion (since 2010) will attempt to add his name to the history books when he makes his 20th consecutive and record-tying title defense.
The man standing in his way will be two-time world title challenger Vanes “The Nightmare ” Martirosyan (36-3-1, 21 KOs), from Glendale, Calif. The 2004 Olympians collide Saturday, May 5, under the stars at StubHub Center in Carson, Calif. The middleweight title fight will be televised live on HBO beginning at 11:00 p.m. ET/PT. The telecast will open with the Cecilia Braekhus vs. Kali Reis world female welterweight championship rumble. It is the first time HBO has televised a women’s bout live.
Today, the boxers hit the scales and our Boxing Channel’s team took footage of the action.
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