World Championship Boxing returns to Madison Square Garden July 26, 2014 as Gennady “GGG” Golovkin defends his WBA and IBO Middleweight World Titles against two-time world champion Daniel Geale of Sydney, Australia.
Golovkin has the highest knockout ratio of any active world champion (89.66%) with a record of 29-0-0 (26KO’s) and 33-year-old Geale has a record 30-2-0 (16KO’s) and has never been knocked out.
Official Weigh-ins from New York:
Gennady Golovkin: 159.8 lbs.
Daniel Geale: 159.2 lbs.
Bryant Jennings: 222.6 lbs.
Mike Perez: 242.2 lbs.
COMPLETE FIGHT CARD PROGRAM BELOW
ALL BOUTS LIVE AND SUBJECT TO CHANGE
12 Round Middleweight World Championship
Gennady Golovkin Live HBO 23:00 Daniel Geale
Almaty, Kazakhstan Mt Annon, Australia
29-0-0, 26 KOs 30-2-0, 16 KOs
12 Round WBC Heavyweight Eliminator
Mike Perez 21:45 Bryant Jennings
Ciego de Avila, Cuba Live HBO Broadcast Philadelphia, PA
20-0-1, 12 KOs 18-0-1, 10 KOs
10 Round Cruiserweight Bout
Ola Afolabi 20:30 Anthony Caputo Smith
London, England Start International Broadcast Philadelphia, PA
20-3-4, 9 KOs 15-3-0, 10 KOs
8 Rounds Jr. Middleweight
Glen Tapia 20:05 Salim Larbi
Passaic, New Jersey Feyzin, France
20-1-0, 12 KO 17-5-1, 5 KOs
8 Rounds Welterweight WBC Youth Title
Dusty Harrison Hernandez 19:30 Wilfredo Acuna
Washington, DC Managua, Nicaragua
22-0-0, 12 KOs 14-14-0, 11 KOs
4 Round Jr. Welterweight Bout
Julian Rodriguez 19:10 Yankton Southern
Hasbrouk Heights, New Jersey Fight Program Begins Springfield, Missouri
4-0-0, 2 KOs 4-5-0, 4 KOs
By: Roberto Villa