HBO Boxing Presents Golovkin vs Jacobs 24 7 – HBO’s next boxing pay-per-view is roughly a week away as middleweights Gennady Golovkin and Daniel Jacobs are set to clash at New York’s venerable Madison Square Garden on Saturday, March 18th.
The fight sees the undefeated (36-0) Golovkin put multiple world titles on the line against Jacobs, who is 32-1 overall and brings the WBA’s world title at 160 pounds to the table. The fight is being billed as a title unification, and though Triple “G” is entering the fight a considerable favorite, Jacobs is viewed as his toughest opponent to date. Jacobs has overcome cancer to become a boxing world champion and he put an exclamation point on his title reign in December of 2015 when he wiped out top contender Peter Quillin in round 1. If he feels the spoils of being a champion eluded him after the Quillin loss he has a chance to make up for it come the 18th when he faces the feared Golovkin.
The card also features WBC world super flyweight champion Roman “Chocolatito” Gonzalez as he faces Wisaksil Wangek. Gonzalez is commonly acknowledged as the number one pound-for-pound fighter in the world.
A 10-round bout features Carlos Cuadras facing David Carmona. Cuadras is looking to return to the title picture as he lost his WBC world title to Gonzalez in his last outing. A rematch between the two men could be next.
HBO Boxing Presents Golovkin vs Jacobs 24 7
Gennady Golovkin vs. Daniel Jacobs is set for Saturday, March 18th live on HBO pay-per-view beginning at 9pm ET. HBO Boxing is supporting the main event fight’s build-up with another release in their 24/7 series featuring the two combatants.
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