“The Canon” Brandon Adams is likely the next opponent for GGG. It will be the first fight on GGG’s multi-fight deal with DAZN. The middleweight division is one of the deepest and loaded divisions in the entire sport with multiple mega fights available. Golovkin opted to take on Adams, a game opponent, but one that is clearly a notch below the top names in the division. The Cannon 21-2 (13 KOs) is 29-years-old has twice taken part in ESPN’s Boxcino tournaments, losing both times to Willie Monroe Jr as well as John Thompson. Adams has won his last four fights since losing to Thompson by a second-round knockout in May 2015. He last defeated Shane Mosley Jr. taking a lopsided decision over the fellow California native back in November of 2018.
Top Rank is WBO super featherweight Champ Masayuki Ito in the ring with US Maine Jamel Herring on May 25 in Florida. Ito won the WBO strap by beating Christopher Diaz last July also in, Florida in the same venue in Florida, He has since defended his title one-time stopping challenger Evgeny Chuprakov in the seventh round on Dec. 30. Herring (19-2, 10 KO) was a U.S. Olympian and Marine has put together three consecutive wins over midlevel opposition since losing a close decision to Ladarius Miller back in 2017. This will be Herrings first world title fight and his first 12-rounder.
Lou Dibella’s Broadway Boxing series has scored a major league home run in scoring an Ivan Golub vs. Karim Mayfield welterweight showdown on its April 10 card inNew York City. Mayfield is a 38-year-old veteran who has compiled a record of 21-5-1 and once was mentioned as a possible opponent for Floyd Mayweather. He last fought 11 months ago dropping a close and controversial decision to unbeaten hot-shot prospect Sergey Lubkovich. Golub was one of the premier prospects in the entire sport until he suffered a set back when he dropped a decision to Jamontay Clark in the summer of 2017. In the nearly two years since Golub has gotten back on track with two consecutive wins including the most recent a shut-out performance over veteran Lanardo Tyner last August. Promoter Lou DiBella said of the event “I’m thrilled to bring Broadway Boxing back to New York City and to debut the series at Sony Hall in Times Square,”