Philippines, 17 Oct 2017
  Home >> News

 
Search Boxer:
First Name
Last Name


BOXERS                         

CURRENT CHAMPIONS 

FORMER CHAMPIONS   

RATINGS                       

FIGHT SCHEDULES        

FIGHT RESULTS            

NEWS                            

HOUSE NEWS                

FORUM                          

FIGHT GALLERIES        

TRAINERS                     

MANAGERS                    

PROMOTERS                  

BOXING GYMS               

RING CARD GIRLS        


 



Dong Secuya
Web Editor

Rene Bonsubre, Jr.
Contributing Editor

Homer D. Sayson
NBA Section Editor




Ronnie Nathanielsz

Rich Mazon

Eddie Alinea

Epifanio M. Almeda

Anthony Andales

Jason Aniel

Hesiquio Balderas

Sid Bañez

Brett Bonetti

Marlon Bernardino

Winchell Campos

Socrates Celestial

T. Chin-Te

Carlos Costa

Christopher Cruz

Rob Cruz

Jonathan Davis

Dr. Ed de la Vega

Lito delos Reyes

Gianluca (Rio) Di Caro

Edwin G. Espejo

Dennis U. Eroa

Ron Galarpe

Joaquin Henson

Oliver Iglesias

Dionis Jacobe

Ted Lerner

Salven Lagumbay

Reylan Loberternos

Mike Angel Lopez

Salvador Lopez

Joan Secuya-Medida

Ryan Medida

Rico Navarro

Rod Mijares

Manny Pacquiao

Gerry Peñalosa

Greg R. Penilla, M.D.

Gov. Manny Piñol

Dr. Allan Recto

Hermie Rivera

Emmanuel T. Rivera

Virgi T. Romano

Nicholai R. Roska

Maloney L. Samaco

Sev Sarmenta

Reynaldo Seno

Myron Sta. Ana

Atty. Danrex Joseph V. Tapdasan

Recah Trinidad

Reni M. Valenzuela

Mark F. Villanueva




 
News  


Golovkin's KO Streak Ends with Arguable Decision Win Over Jacobs


PhilBoxing.com




Madison Square Garden - Everyone that trooped to 'The Mecca of Boxing' wanted to see a knockout ending to the middleweight showdown between Gennady Golovkin and Danny Jacobs Saturday night.

They did not get what they came for but was rewarded with a close battle between the two champions that ended in a close and arguable Unanimous Decision.

Golovkin outpointed Jacobs in 12 rounds to remain undefeated at 37-0 and retained his WBA, IBF and WBC belts in the process. Scores were 114-113, 115-112 and 115- 112.

Known for his knockout power, Golovkin's knockout streak of 23 came to an end as Jacobs, holder of the WBA's regular belt, pushed him to dig deeper and fight longer than what he's used to in his career.

Jacobs, who was dominated early and was down in the 4th, adjusted by mid-bout and found success in landing shots against the monster from Kazakhstan. His combos started landing in the 6th and Golovkin or better known as 'Triple G' was busy defending against the flurries instead of throwing his hard punches.

But Jacobs was unable to drop Golovkin despite his flurries, proving once again that Triple G can not only throw it but take big punches in return.

The Brooklyn toughie mixed effective boxing and effective punching which frustrated Golovkin in the second half of the fight but that wasn't enough to overcome the unified champ's early lead. A strong showing in the 8th and 9th sealed the win for the Kazakh despite losing the championship rounds in the cards.

"He did a very good job. I give him respect," Golovkin stated after the fight.

Golovkin threw more punches than Jacobs, 615 to 541 and also landed better with 231 as opposed to 175 from Jacobs who suffered lost Number 2 his 34-fights career.

"I think I won the fight. I think the fans support me," said Jacobs after.

Jacobs may not have won it and pulled the upset of the year but his stock was not hurt either after his strong showing.

A rematch maybe in the future between the two middleweight standouts.

You can reach the writer at rrmaze24@aol.com & @Freemazon910 on Twitter.


Click here to view a list of other articles written by Rich Mazon .


Recent PhilBoxing.com In-House articles:

  • Frank De Alba takes on Ivan Najera on Tuesday, November 21st at The Sands Bethlehem Event Center
    By , Tue, 17 Oct 2017
  • NYPD's Dimash Niyazov Added to November 11 Jacobs vs Arias card
    By , Tue, 17 Oct 2017
  • Premiere Episdoe - 'The Hollywood Beatdown with Tyron Woodley'
    By , Tue, 17 Oct 2017
  • RCJ FIGHTERS PREVAIL IN “FIST OF FURY 2”
    By , Tue, 17 Oct 2017
  • Hall of Fame Boxing Trainer Johnny Lewis Starts Boxing Series in Sydney
    By , Tue, 17 Oct 2017
  • HORN DEFENDS TITLE AGAINST CORCORAN, TARGETS PACQUIAO, CRAWFORD OR MCGREGOR NEXT
    By Maloney L. Samaco, Mon, 16 Oct 2017
  • Antonio Agrees to a Draw Vs Short, Keeps Solo Lead After 5 Rounds
    By , Mon, 16 Oct 2017
  • NIETES' TITLE DEFENSE MAY HAPPEN NEXT YEAR
    By Maloney L. Samaco, Mon, 16 Oct 2017
  • Won’t Back Down: Teofista Boxing Series 26 set for Oct. 21st at Calgary’s Deerfoot Inn & Casino!
    By , Mon, 16 Oct 2017
  • Groves beats Cox and sets up Eubank Jr. clash
    By , Sun, 15 Oct 2017
  • DEONTAY WILDER, KEITH THURMAN & ERROL SPENCE JR. DISCUSS UPCOMING BOUTS AND 2018 BOXING CAMPAIGNS
    By , Sun, 15 Oct 2017
  • Sta. Cruz keeps title with a great domination of Cris Avalos
    By Ed de la Vega, DDS, Sun, 15 Oct 2017
  • MARES BEATS GUTIERREZ BY TECHNICAL DECISION
    By Ed de la Vega, DDS, Sun, 15 Oct 2017
  • TACONING DEFENDS WBC INTERNATIONAL CROWN TONITE ( SUNDAY OCT. 15) AT ELORDES
    By , Sun, 15 Oct 2017
  • PHILLY BOXING STARS EXPECTED AT 10TH ANNUAL BRISCOE AWARDS
    By , Sun, 15 Oct 2017
  • HORN IS AWARDED BY SPORTS AUSTRALIA AND SAYS HE IS THE KING OF UNDERDOGS
    By Maloney L. Samaco, Sat, 14 Oct 2017
  • George Groves vs. Jamie Cox WBSS super middleweight quarterfinals
    By , Sat, 14 Oct 2017
  • Round Four Results: Antonio Streaks to Fourth Straight Win, Gains Solo Lead
    By , Sat, 14 Oct 2017
  • ISMAEL BARROSO STOPS FIDEL MALDONADO IN 6
    By , Sat, 14 Oct 2017
  • WEIGHTS FROM "FIST OF FURY 2"
    By Lito delos Reyes, Sat, 14 Oct 2017
  • Two-Time World Champion Demetrius Andrade Camp Quotes
    By , Sat, 14 Oct 2017
  • UNDEFEATED CLETUS "THE HEBREW HAMMER" SELDIN TO TAKE ON ROBERTO "MASSA" ORTIZ
    By , Sat, 14 Oct 2017
  • JASON SOSA NAMED "2016 PHILLY FIGHTER OF THE YEAR"
    By , Sat, 14 Oct 2017
  • FINAL WEIGHTS, PHOTOS & COMMISSION OFFICIALS FOR 154-POUND WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP TRIPLEHEADER THIS SATURDAY LIVE ON SHOWTIME® FROM BARCLAYS CENTER
    By , Sat, 14 Oct 2017


  •  




     
    PhilBoxing.com has been created to support every aspiring
    Filipino boxer and the Philippine boxing scene in general.
    Please send comments to feedback@philboxing.com


    PRIVATE POLICY | LEGAL DISCLAIMER
    developed and maintained by dong secuya
    © 2017 philboxing.com.