NEW YORK CITY (January 19, 2017) Unified Middleweight World Champion (WBC, WBA, IBF, IBO) GENNADY “GGG” GOLOVKIN (36-0, 33 KO’s) spent twenty-four hours in New York City last week to promote his highly anticipated showdown with WBA Middleweight Champion and Mandatory Challenger DANIEL “THE MIRACLE MAN” JACOBS (32-1, 29 KO’s) set for Saturday, March 18 at “The Mecca of Boxing”,Madison Square Garden. The championship event will be produced and distributed live by HBO Pay-Per-View beginning at 9:00 p.m. ET/6:00 p.m. PT.
As captured in this three-part video, on Monday night Golovkin and Jacobs were introduced to the huge Madison Square Garden crowd in attendance for the New York Knicks/New Orleans NBA game. Handling the on-court introduction duties was Hall of Fame Ring Announcer, MICHAEL BUFFER.
Prior to the Knicks game, Golovkin met with NBA star KRISTAPS PORZINGIS who presented him with an autographed New York Knicks jersey. “GGG” was also greeted by legendary former New York Knick WALT FRAZIER.
Early Tuesday morning, Golovkin visited the Power 105.1/I Heart Radio studios for the nationally syndicated radio show, THE BREAKFAST CLUB, where he held court with popular hosts CHARLAMAGNE THE GOD, DJ ENVY and ANGELA YEE.
On Tuesday afternoon, Golovkin and Jacobs formally announced their fight at a press conference in front of a massive crowd of New York City media and fans inside the “The World’s Most Famous Arena.”
TIMES SQUARE in front a huge crowd of fans before heading to Los Angeles for their West Coast press stop on Wednesday.
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