Daniel Jacobs on Defeating Cancer

Beth Cruz
March 19, 2017

It's little different. Madison is my place.

When the fight was made, Jacobs committed to fighting for all of Golovkin's belts.

"Golovkin is defending his IBF title, however, Jacobs can not acquire the title with a victory because he did not participate in the required IBF same-day weigh-in", IBF championships chairman Lindsey Tucker said.

But if Jacobs pulls off the miracle and wins, will his triumph be at least a little tarnished due to this odd development? I have one night to show them all. The Kazakh fought for the last time in September against Kell Brock, a fight in which he not only won but marveled, showing the world and making it clear that there are few rivals that can stand up to him. He dropped and stopped Stevens March 11 and was 177 pounds on the day of the fight, seven pounds more than Stevens.

Michael Conlan is an exciting prospect who hails from Ireland and there is excitement going around about his pro debut that many are looking forward to. It would take a fearless man to back Jacobs to win on Saturday night, given GGG's incredible record - so it really is hard to see past a comfortable win for the Kazakh. They aren't allowed to be 10 pounds over the weight class at which the fight is occurring.

The fight between Daniel Jacobs and Gennady Golovkin will take place at Madison Square Garden in NY on Saturday, 9:00 pm. This bout will be presented on HBO PPV and also with the ability to stream the PPV from your phone, laptop or any portable device.

Sanchez said Golovkin (36-0, 33 KOs) always has adapted to bigger opponents, and his string of 23 straight knockouts is proof of that. Jacobs says he could even stop the Kazakhstan fighter if he hurts him with one of his big shots. Golovkin pack power in both hands and throws one of the hardest jabs in the sport, just ask David Lemieux.


It's the Super World Middleweight Champion vs. the World Middleweight Champion.

Jacobs' current record reads as 32-1 with 29 knockouts, and he has stated in the build up that he "fears no man". Hell, it's been nearly ten years since the last time GGG didn't knock out his opponent.

"On paper this looks like a fight that won't go the distance because we've both won all but three of our fights by KO".

The biggest knock on Golovkin has been the level of his opponents, with no fault of his own.

As Tyson fights were anticipated as pre-determined knockouts, Golovkin is once again tipped for the luxury of an early night in what could prove the gateway to a long-awaited sequence of career-defining bouts.

Although the only way to watch Golovkin-Jacobs legally is via pay-per-view, the card is actually worth the cost. "A simple man, a man that can be hurt, a man that bleeds just like I bleed and be put in situations just like me", said Jacobs to tmz.com about Golovkin.

Against Jacobs, Golovkin returns to the ring after a six-month break.

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