Golovkin and Macklin Make Weight Ahead of HBO Fight
Saturday’s HBO Boxing After Dark tripleheader airs live from the Foxwoods Resort Casino’s MGM Grand Theater in Mashantucket, Connecticut at 9:45 p.m. ET/PT.
The telecasts opens with Willie Nelson as he takes on Luciano Cuello in a scheduled 10-round contest in the junior middleweight division.
Nelson vs.Cuello will be followed by a 10-round super middleweight showdown matching the undefeated Thomas Oosthuizen against Brandon Gonzales and his own undefeated record.
The main event pits middleweight title-holder Gennady Golovkin in his return to HBO against challenger Matthew Macklin in a 12-round title bout.
Weights from Mashantucket:
Gennady Golovkin: 159 lbs.
Matthew Macklin: 159 lbs.
Thomas Oosthuizen: 167 lbs.
Brandon Gonzales: 166 lbs.
Willie Nelson: 153 lbs.
Luciano Cuello: 153 lbs.