ONE OF BOXING'S most exciting pound-for-pound fighters Gennady
'GGG' Golovkin will defend his middleweight titles LIVE and
EXCLUSIVE on BoxNation when he takes on Willie Monroe Jr on May
The Kazakh superstar has struck fear throughout the middleweight
division by dismantling all 32 of his opponents - 29 of those by
way of brutal stoppage. The explosive puncher is out for more of
the same when he takes on his skilled American challenger.
The 12-round bout taking place at The Forum in Inglewood,
California will see Golovkin's WBA Super belt and IBO title up for
grabs as he makes his first return to the ring following his win
over Britain's brave Martin Murray in February.
The addition of the May 16 clash adds yet another string in the
bow of a mighty BoxNation schedule over the coming weeks.
Boxing fans can enjoy a host of back-to-back world class fights
for just £12 a month, starting on April 11 when Andy Lee makes his
first defence of the WBO Middleweight crown against Peter Quillin,
with light-welterweight aces Danny Garcia and Lamont Peterson on
That's followed a week later on April 18 with a truly monster
night of LIVE action for BoxNation subscribers when lightweight
Derry Mathews takes his first stab at a world title against the
slick WBA champion Richar Abril at Liverpool's Echo Arena.
BoxNation will then go Stateside with two fantastic fight cards
starting with a bout that promises to be an all out war - Argentine
banger Lucas Matthysse taking on the formidable Ruslan Provodnikov
at Turning Stone Resort and Casino in New York.
Hot on the heels of that, on the same night, rising
pound-for-pound star Terence Crawford is back in action in
Arlington, Texas as he looks to become a two-weight world champion
against Puerto Rican sensation Thomas Dulorme.
That's not all, with BoxNation bringing British fans even more
mouth-watering live fights with heavyweight legend Wladimir
Klitschko back on US soil when he defends his world titles against
the undefeated and highly-rated Bryant Jennings on April 25 in New
It gets even better for BoxNation subscribers when Mexican
superstar Canelo Alvarez and knockout-artist James Kirkland share
the ring in front of 40,000 fans at the Minute Maid Park in Houston
Texas on May 12 in a 'Fight of the Year' contender.
That is followed in quick succession by fan-favourite Golovkin
who will be out to provide more fireworks as he continues lighting
up the 160 pound division.
"I'm very excited to fight again in Los Angeles, where I now
live" said Golovkin.
"Monroe is a skilled southpaw and I look forward to the test he
will provide. I promise my fans another 'Big Drama Show."
Top-rated challenger Monroe Jr is adamant that the 32-year-old
Golovkin will not have it all his own way as he looks to spring a
"It's going to be one of those fights - speed v power, slickness
v aggressiveness and the bull v the matador. I am ready. I've been
in training already for three weeks before we even got this fight.
We will be more than ready on May 16," said Monroe Jr.
Jim McMunn, Managing Director of BoxNation, said, "Gennady
Golovkin is among the most exciting and thrilling fighters around,
so we are delighted to bring BoxNation subscribers his next fight
against a tricky opponent in Willie Monroe Jr.
"This fight joins a fantastic lineup on BoxNation over the
coming weeks, with a number of world class fights, that at only £12
a month represent truly remarkable value for money."
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