Looks Like Tureano Johnson Could Get Next Golovkin Date

Gennady Golovkin will most certainly get another fight in before he is able to land the winner of the Nov. 21 Miguel Cotto vs. Canelo Alvarez bout. His crew doesn't want to start talking about that, understandably, as they want to see how things play out next month, when Cotto puts his WBC middleweight title won off of Sergio Martinez up for grabs against the Mexican heart-tugger.

But we are curious, ever so curious..

My man Mr X said he was hearing that it is quite possible that based off of his solid showing on the Oct. 17 GGG-Lemieux undercard, Bahamian Tureano Johnson could get a date with 3G.

He looked able vs. Eammon O'Kane and showed himself to be willing when he stood at the post-fight presser podium and promised he would do more than show up and survive if he's able to land a Golovkin waltz. What about it, Tureano? Is a Golovkin fight next for you?

“I hope so,” he said. “I'm getting ready now. I just want to be ready for when the time comes.”

Other people theorize GGG welcomes the winner of the forthcoming Andy Lee vs. BJ Saunders (Dec. 19) faceoff. Another smart friend of mine who'd know thinks it's more likely Tureano, not the Lee-Saunders winner, gets tapped for Golovkins' next. Makes sense timing-wise, politics-wise, maybe money-wise. We'll keep you apprised, friends…

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-Radam G :

"Watch what you wish for," say a Chinese proverb. "You might get it." T-John was wishing like a bytch to taste the power of 3g. Now it looks as if his wish is coming true. He is going to get knocked da double fudge out. Holla!


-miguel1 :

I feel like let Tureano be next. The winner of Lee and Saunders can face Eubank Jr and the best of those three can take on Golovkin. The Brits can offer and generate good money, but keep this in mind. Lee, Saunders and Eubank are fighting to unite a fractured WBA World Title. Golovkin has the title above that with the WBA, the "Super World" title. Its a shame the winner of Quillin and Jacob isn't in the mix cuz of the HBO/ShowTime thing. While we are at it, lets stick Eamonn Okane in there with Tony Jeter.


-Chris L :

Lol, who?


-Domenic :

Tureano fought the opener on the Golovkin card a week ago. He fought a phone booth war with a guy from Ireland with a granite chin (or Johnson has no power, entirely possible). This fight featured no defense whatsoever and broke a few compubox records if I'm not mistaken. He won't fare well with Golovkin if he employs that fight plan, but I think his only loss was a controversial stoppage against Curtis Stevens (could be wrong on that, going from memory). Just a stay-busy fight for Golovkin.


-Chris L :

Tureano fought the opener on the Golovkin card a week ago. He fought a phone booth war with a guy from Ireland with a granite chin (or Johnson has no power, entirely possible). This fight featured no defense whatsoever and broke a few compubox records if I'm not mistaken. He won't fare well with Golovkin if he employs that fight plan, but I think his only loss was a controversial stoppage against Curtis Stevens (could be wrong on that, going from memory). Just a stay-busy fight for Golovkin.
Every fight is a stay-busy fight for Golovkin! He has major skills, but its getting ridiculous now, he's 34-0 and hasn't fought anyone of note. Lemieux stood no chance from the second the fight was signed.


-miguel1 :

Tureano will actually do a little better than Lemieux even if he goes only like 3 rounds. Just a better athlete, Lemieux was way too flat footed and slow.


-amayseng :

"Watch what you wish for," say a Chinese proverb. "You might get it." T-John was wishing like a bytch to taste the power of 3g. Now it looks as if his wish is coming true. He is going to get knocked da double fudge out. Holla!
Never seen anyone so excited and anxious for an *** whoopin in my life...