Boxing’s fastest rising superstar, middleweight world champion, Gennady “GGG” Golovkin and contender Curtis Stevens will host press conferences on both coasts of the United States to announce their upcoming world title clash, Middleweight Championship At “The Mecca Of Boxing”, set for Saturday, November 2 from The Theater at Madison Square Garden and telecast Live on HBO.
Wednesday, SEPTEMBER 4, New York City
Thursday, SEPTEMBER 5, Los Angeles
Presented by K2 Promotions in association with Main Events and Madison Square Garden, tickets for this highly anticipated showdown will go on sale Wednesday, September 4 at the Madison Square Garden Box Office, all Ticketmaster outlets, Ticketmaster charge by phone (866-858-0008) and online at www.ticketmaster.com and www.thegarden.com
Golovkin has the highest knockout ratio of any active world champion (89%) with a record of 27-0-0 (24KO’s). He has burst on to the international boxing scene with four sensational knockouts over the last twelve months. His bout against Stevens will be the ninth defense of his WBA title.
Fighting out of his native Brooklyn, New York, the 28-year-old Stevens, 25-3-0 (18KO’s), is coming off his most impressive performance of his career with a stunning first round knockout of durable veteran, Saul Roman on AUGUST 3.
Stevens’ clash with Golovkin will also be his fourth start of the year. A mainstay of New York City boxing, the heavy-hitting Stevens first shined as an amateur, amassing the third most knockouts in New York State history.
Stay tuned for more details from the Golovkin vs. Stevens press tour next week.