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Patrick's Day, Ireland's own, Michael Conlan will have his debut bout. The stage is set for Saturday night at Madison Square Garden, and anticipation is high.

Former world middleweight title challenger Andy Lee moved a step closer to a possible fight with the main event victor by scoring an eight round decision over Keandre Leatherwood.

But Jacobs understands. Golovkin (36-0, 33 knockouts) is the most electrifying fighter in boxing.

Meanwhile, Jacobs told reporters at the conference, "I have a chance to become champion". He is one of the most risky [opponents] for me. "He will make more money fighting Gennady than he did to fight [Floyd] Mayweather".

The 25-year-old, Conlan, will be stepping into the ring for the 1 time as a pro against Tim Ibarra. RBRBoxing scored the fight 115-112 for Golovkin as well. The challenger carried the fight in the eyes' of the judges through the latter rounds.

If the Conlan debut is characterized as the appetizer.

Gennady Golovin puts his collection of world middleweight title belts on the line on Saturday night at Madison Square Gardens in a hotly anticipated clash with Daniel Jacobs. Couple that with a battle against Jacobs, and it's fair to wonder if we are seeing the first signs of decline. The native New Yorker was born in Brooklyn and raised by his mother and grandmother in the same Brownsville neighborhood as heavyweight boxing legend Mike Tyson. They want the big fight [for Golovkin against Canelo Alvarez], and Daniel Jacobs got X'd out.

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On England's performance, Hartley added: "I think it was negative upon negative". More recently, Ireland have found it tougher going against their neighbours.

Danny Jacobs thought they should have been in his possession.

But in May 2011, Jacobs was diagnosed with osteosarcoma, a life-threatening form of bone cancer that is contracted by about 1,000 people in the United States each year, according to the American Cancer Society.

In an off-TV bout of note, former world middleweight titlist Andy Lee improved to 35-3-1 with a unanimous decision over KeAndrae Leatherwood in a lackluster 8-round affair. Someone to really root for.

It was the toughest fight of Gennady Golovkin's career, but in the end he remains unbeaten. Jacobs' length will be a problem for GGG going forward as he lands some jabs near the end of the round. We saw Pirog stop him.

"I felt like I won the fight", Jacobs said.

"This is my first fight of the year", said Golovkin. "I can't destroy him", said Golovkin, who was born in Karaganda, Kazakhstan. Jacobs isn't that much better than Brook, who had recently given Shawn Porter his first loss.

Victories over the likes of Martin Murray, Willie Monroe Jr, David Lemieux and a bulked-up Kell Brook have established GGG in the pound for pound listings but his failure to entice Saul "Canelo" Álvarez into the ring have denied the Kazakh the career defining fight he craves. When you throw the holiday weekend into the mix, it's a great time to sit back and relax.

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