Zhan Kossobutskiy’s spiteful KO streak sees Kazakh heavyweight compared to Gennadiy Golovkin | Boxing News

Zhan Kossobutskiy is in comparison to Gennadiy Golovkin due to his spiteful knockout streak and has floored ‘world champions’ in sparring, suggests supervisor Ismael Özen-Otto.

The Kazakh heavyweight has shown early signs that he could emulate the damaging achievements of fellow countryman Golovkin, obtaining stopped 16 of 17 opponents in his unbeaten career.

But Kossobutskiy’s crew believe that his pursuit of a earth championship combat is getting deliberately stalled by contenders who are unwilling to possibility their title ambitions versus the weighty-handed southpaw.

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Kossobutskiy’s group are guiding him in the direction of a environment heavyweight title

“Practically no one desires to box against him,” his supervisor Ozen-Otto informed Sky Athletics.

“Rarely anyone dares even to spar with Zhan both.”

Asked about a long term entire world title shot,” Ozen-Otto reported: “He’s completely ready!

“We have to climb up the rankings a bit much more and wait around for our probability, but he is prepared.”

Golovkin’s former marketing workforce are now guiding Kossobutskiy, who would like to increase his popularity with a career-defining clash.

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Gennadiy Golovkin faces Ryota Mura in a world title unification clash this month

“Golovkin manufactured fantastic heritage,” reported Ozen-Otto. “As a Kazakh but also as a previous Universum boxer, the link is of class made.

“The large variation is that Golovkin was a lighter bodyweight boxer, when Zhan is boxing as a heavyweight in the Champions League.

“Zhan can do a whole lot more. He just has to compete towards more substantial and far better boxers to prove himself and to make his have title even larger.”

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The Kazakh heavyweight included another stoppage to his history this thirty day period

Kossobutskiy has risen up the WBA rankings after his most new victory, a fifth spherical stoppage of formerly unbeaten contender Alexis Garcia this

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Warriors’ seven-game win streak comes to end: Stephen Curry, Golden State shooters lay an egg in Charlotte

The Golden State Warriors raced out to an 11-1 start behind the top-rated defense in the league and an MVP start to Steph Curry’s season. They’ve also played the league’s softest schedule thus far. They’ve gotten away with some sloppy showings against inferior competition; a couple big runs was all it took to quell their turnover demons.

But you can’t get away with throwing the ball all over the court forever, particularly when Curry — who’s a central part of the turnover problem himself — doesn’t bail you out with a personal fireworks show. 

On Sunday, Curry had what was probably his worst game of the season as the Warriors fell to the Charlotte Hornets 106-102 (box score). The loss snapped Golden State’s seven-game win streak, all of which had come over more than a two-week home stand vs., again, some pretty soft competition. 

The Warriors are opening a four-game road trip, and it didn’t start well. They turned it over 15 times against the Hornets, and that number does not do justice to how lazy and shaky they were with the ball. 

Turnovers are something you have to accept with the way Golden State plays on the edge, forcing the issue in the half-court with never-ending cuts and needle-threading assists, and always pushing the pace in transition. But every game there are a handful of giveaways that just make you shake your head. Curry is never going to fully stop making those one-handed flip passes over double teams that are just waiting to be deflected and/or picked off. 

After posting 50 and 40 points in two of his last three games, Curry shot just 3-of-13 from 3-point range and 7-of-22 overall on Sunday. He still put up 24 points, 10 assists, six rebounds and three steals, and to be

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