Issue | Premium | Reports | Jun 10 2019

Gennady Golovkin rolls on

Gennady Golovkin's Big Drama Show is back and with it the cold reality of the mismatch. Sean Nam reports
Gennady Golovkin
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New York • June 8

STEVE ROLLS was feeling mighty lucky. And who could blame him?

He was fighting, after all, in Madison Square Garden, where just seven days earlier Andy Ruiz had pulled off the unthinkable over heavyweight titan Anthony Joshua. Just as significantly, his hometown basketball team, the historically downtrodden Toronto Raptors were, at the time of writing, closing in on their first-ever NBA championship against the seemingly invincible Golden State Warriors. If ever the stars were to align for the underdog, it was now.

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