Undefeated World Middleweight Champion and boxing’s new Cinco De Mayor GENNADY “GGG” GOLOVKIN and two-time world title challenger VANES “THE NIGHTMARE” MARTIROSYAN will officially weigh-in on Friday, May 4 at 4 pm ET. Golovkin (37-0-1, 33 KOs), from Karaganda, Kazakhstan, boxing’s longest-reigning world champion (since 2010), will be defending his World Middleweight Championship crown for the 20th consecutive and record-tying time, against No. 1 contender Martirosyan (36-3-1, 21 KOs), from Glendale, Calif.
The battle of 2004 Olympians will headline a Cinco De Mayo boxing extravaganza Next Saturday! May 5, at StubHub Center in Carson, Calif. The fight will be televised live on HBO World Championship Boxing® beginning at 11:00 p.m. ET/PT. The telecast will open with boxing’s only undisputed world champion Cecilia Braekhus (32-0, 9 KOs), from Bergen, Norway, defending her World Female Welterweight title against former WBC middleweight champion Kali Reis (13-6-1, 4 KOs), from Providence, RI. It is the first time HBO World Championship boxing has televised a live women’s bout.
Promoted by GGG promotions, in association with Don King Productions, and sponsored by Tecate, Chivas Regal, Jordan and Hublot, remaining tickets to the Golovkin vs. Martirosyan world championship event are priced at $750, $500, $300, $200, $100 (sold out) and $50 (sold out), and may be purchased online at https://www.axs.com/events/353331/golovkin-vs-martirosyan-tickets?ref=edp_twpost, by phone at (888) 9AXS-TIX, or by visiting the StubHub Center box office.
For more information, www.hbo.com/boxing; follow on Twitter @gggboxing, @hboboxing, @VanesBoxing, and @TomLoeffler1; become a fan on Facebook at
www.facebook.com/gggboxing, and www.facebook.com/HBOBoxing; follow on Instagram @gggboxing, @vanesboxing, and @HBOboxing.