Gennady Golovkin returns to ring June 8 vs Steve Rolls

first_imgSEA Games hosting troubles anger Duterte PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games PLAY LIST 02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City01:07Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games02:11Trump awards medals to Jon Voight, Alison Krauss DA eyes importing ‘galunggong’ anew Ethel Booba twits Mocha over 2 toilets in one cubicle at SEA Games venue LATEST STORIES Cayetano: Senate, Drilon to be blamed for SEA Games mess Private companies step in to help SEA Games hosting Panelo: Duterte ‘angry’ with SEA Games hosting hassles Although Golovkin will start as a clear favorite, Rolls is adamant he has the tools to cause the former world champion problems.“I’ve won national championships and represented my country, and Golovkin is just a man,” the 35-year-old said. “I’m coming to win this fight and put my name among the best middleweights in the world.”Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next LAS VEGAS, NV – SEPTEMBER 14: WBC/WBA middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin poses on the scale during his official weigh-in at T-Mobile Arena on September 13, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Golovkin will defend his titles against Canelo Alvarez in a rematch on September 15 at T-Mobile Arena. Al Bello/Getty Images/AFPFormer middleweight world champion Gennady Golovkin will fight undefeated Canadian Steve Rolls in June as he returns to the ring following his defeat to Saul “Canelo” Alvarez last year.Golovkin, 37 will take on Rolls on June 8 at Madison Square Garden, New York, as he launches a comeback that could culminate with a third fight against Alvarez later this year.ADVERTISEMENT View comments The hard-hitting Kazakhstan veteran lost his WBC, IBO and WBA titles last year when he was defeated by Alvarez via majority decision at their Las Vegas rematch, one year after a controversial draw.Since that defeat, Golovkin (38-1-1, 34 KOs) has signed a new six-fight deal with DAZN, the sports streaming platform.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSPalace wants Cayetano’s PHISGOC Foundation probed over corruption chargesSPORTSSingapore latest to raise issue on SEA Games food, logistics“I am very excited to be returning to the ring and bringing the Big Drama Show back to Madison Square Garden,” Golovkin said. “The Garden’s fans are fantastic.”The Toronto-based Rolls has compiled an unbeaten record with 19 wins out of 19 including 10 knockouts. Back in the series Philippine Arena Interchange inaugurated Hontiveros presses for security audit of national power grid MOST READ Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. last_img