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Golovkin vs. Stevens Match Preview

Golovkin vs. Stevens Match Preview

This weekend Kazakhstan’s middleweight titlist Gennady “GGG” Golovkin will take on America’s Curtis “Showtime” Stevens at Madison Square Garden.

Golovkin vs. Stevens Match Preview

This weekend Gennady Golovkin will fight Curtis Showtime at Madison Square Garden where he is widely expected to win.

Unfortunately for Steven’s the bookies don’t think he’s in with a chance, multiple bookmakers such as Bet365 and Betfred are offering odds of 1/8 on Golovkin while the best odds available on Stevens are 9/2 (also from Betfred).

It is widely expected that Golovkin will win with a knockout; he is coming off recent victories against Matthew Macklin, Nobuhiro Ishida and Gabriel Rosado and is sure to be feeling confident.
However, Stevens has not let the pressure get to him, in a recent interview when asked what he will do if he hits Golovkin and he doesn’t go down, he responded that he’ll “hit his ass some more!”.

Stevens went on to say that he is going in to the fight “to relax and I’m going in there to have fun. I’m going in there to do what I do. The question is, will he come out and fight me just as much as he do the other fighters, you known, when I come towards him? … I’m not going change my game plan. I’ll box just as much as I can pressure you. I’m coming in there ready to win.”

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