The fight is seen as a title unification bout at 160 pounds as Golovkin brings a handful of titles to the table to face Jacobs, who brings the WBA’s "Super World" title to the dance.
In the co-featured spot is Roman "Chocolatito" Gonzalez as the #1 pound for pound fighter in the world today defends his WBC world title at 115 pounds against Thailand’s Wisaksil Wangek.
Golovkin vs Jacobs Saturday Duel at Boxing’s Mecca
The complete event line-up as it stands today appears below. Check out this latest TBC report for more details on Saturday’s HBO pay-per-view. Check your local listings for start times.
Saturday, March 18th, 2017 - Madison Square Garden, New York, NY
(Card Subject To Change)
160 LBS 12 RDS: Gennady Golovkin (36-0) vs Daniel Jacobs (32-1)
115 LBS 12 RDS: Roman Gonzalez (46-0) vs Wisaksil Wangek (41-4-1)
115 LBS 10 RDS: Carlos Cuadras (35-1-1) vs David Carmona (20-3-5)
135 LBS 10 RDS: Ryan Martin (17-0) vs Bryant Cruz (17-1)
160 LBS 8 RDS: Andy Lee (34-3-1) vs KeAndre Leatherwood (19-3-1)
HVY 4 RDS: Jay McFarlane (2-0) vs Matt McKinney (3-2-2)
147 LBS 4 RDS: Serhii Bohachuk (2-0) vs Yasmani Pedroso (1-1)
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