Today at the press conference in New York City, undefeated middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin (33-0, 30 KO's) stood face to face with David Lemieux (34-3, 31 KO's) at the Empire State Building. This is what Golovkin had to say about the fight.
"I want to thank my team, K2 Promotions, HBO and Golden Boy for the most amazing deal this is by far the biggest present for the fans. This fight will go down in history as one of the best.
"HBO and Madison Square Garden are a family to me, they have helped shape my career and we have so far created great history here.
"I think that we have heard a lot of talk about performances, but I promise an amazing show on October 17. Not just for the main event but for all the fights in the card. And I want to welcome all my fans to come watch this event live at Madison Square Garden on Oct. 17."