Ahead of his upcoming clash with IBF champion David Lemieux, WBA and IBO middleweight title holder Gennady Golovkin has spoken about the unification fight that takes place on October 17 at Madison Square Garden.
What does it mean for your career to be making your headlining Pay-Per-View debut?
“Pay-Per-View to me means reaching the highest level in the sport. This has given me the opportunity for my first title unification fight.
“All the big names in boxing have fought on Pay-Per-View and I look forward to making my first Pay-Per-View on October 17 against champion David Lemieux.
“I want the biggest fights against the top names in the middleweight division and that means Pay-Per-View.
“I appreciate the support of my fans and I look forward to putting on another amazing show for them.
“Since I started fighting in the United States and on HBO three years ago my exposure has increased dramatically and I’m happy with my career.”
Road to Golovkin/Lemieux debuts Saturday, October 3 at 12:15 a.m. ET/PT on HBO.
Golovkin vs. Lemieux takes place Saturday, October 17 from Madison Square Garden and will be produced and distributed live on HBO Pay-Per-View beginning at 9:00 p.m. ET/6:00 p.m. PT. The fight is live on BoxNation in the UK. To subscribe click BoxNation