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Hearn wants to match Froch v Golovkin at 168 in 2014


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WBA middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin’s 3rd round destruction of the UK’s Matthew Macklin last Saturday night has Eddie Hearn, the promoter for IBF/WBA super middleweight champion Carl Froch, highly interested in staging a fight between Froch and Golovkin in 2014. Hearn thinks he can put the fight together by mid-year in 2014 if everything goes right. There wouldn’t be a catch-weight it seems, as Hearn wants Golovkin to come up to 168 for the fight. Hearn said to Sky Sports, “Golovkin is a freak of nature; he’s a beast. According to HBO he’d be willing to step up to super middleweight and a fight with Carl Froch would be just epic. Froch, granite chin, Golovkin one of the biggest pound-for-pound punchers in the world…Froch will quite willingly step up and ideally that is a fight that could happen in the middle of 2014.” I don’t like this fight for Froch. He looked pretty mediocre last May in beating Mikkel Kessler by a 12 round decision. Had Kessler fought with a little more motivation in getting past Froch’s jab in the first four rounds, he’d have won that fight. I think Golovkin would be a nightmare for Froch. The British fighter [...] http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/eastsideboxing/egEo?d=yIl2AUoC8zA http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/eastsideboxing/egEo?i=b9wOPJCHBEg:YEE8geortEE:D7DqB2pKExk http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/eastsideboxing/egEo?d=qj6IDK7rITs

 

 

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