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Gennady Golovkin Taking Socal By Storm

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GGG taking SoCal by storm

By Dan Rafael | ESPN.com

A few notes from around the boxing world:

• Middleweight titlist Gennady Golovkin’s West Coast debut is already a hit. Due to overwhelming ticket demand, Golovkin’s defense on Oct. 8 (HBO) at the StubHub Center in Carson, California K2 Promotions is putting $27 standing room only tickets on sale.

“In the first two weeks we’ve sold over 75 percent of the available tickets to (the card dubbed) ‘Mexican Style,’ which truly validates the popularity of Gennady on the West Coast,” said Tom Loeffler of K2 Promotions. “This speaks to Gennady’s growing global brand as he is willing to fight in locations around the world unlike many champions who only fight in one city or one state. We’re happy to announce the unprecedented addition of standing room only tickets in order to meet the demand from boxing fans for this event.”

• Former junior middleweight titlist Sergio Mora announced on his Twitter page that he has signed with adviser Al Haymon. Mora (26-3-2, 9 KOs), 33, of East Los Angeles, has won three fights in a row, including his past two by knockout....

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