Roy Jones Jr. Breaks Down GGG-Jacobs
There are few people that have a better mind for the game of boxing than Roy Jones Jr. The veteran and former champion of multiple divisions, who now serves as a commentator for HBO, recently spoke on the highly-anticipated upcoming title fight between Gennady Golovkin and Danny Jacobs.
Speaking with Fight Hub TV, Jones talked about what makes Golovkin special and why he doesn’t get the respect he deserves due to the quality of opponents he has faced.
"Golovkin is a top-notch, top-tier fighter," Jones said. "Don’t get that twisted. Ain’t no anybody gonna beat Golovkin, you gotta be on your game and be right because GGG is one of the best around he just ain’t got the opponents…Once he gets the opponents in front of him, he’s gonna show you what he really can do. Do not get it twisted, GGG can go. So that will be a tough fight for Danny Jacobs because Danny will have to overcome his power. Then he has to understand that not only does he have power, but he’s also very intelligent boxer.
"That’s the whole problem, and that’s what they fail to realize about GGG. He ain’t just a power log, look what he did to [David Lemieux], he was able to outbox him with a jab. The dude can box, the dude can do all kinds of stuff. So don’t sleep on GGG…"