Golovkin vs Lemieux is on!

After days of speculation, it is now official that WBA middleweight titlist Gennady Golovkin will face IBF beltholder David Lemieux in what promises to be a thrilling and violent spectacle. The bout will take place at New York City’s Madison Square Garden on October 17, and has fans salivating like a pack of rottweilers that just walked past a steakhouse. But instead of droning on an on about a fight that sells itself–specially to hardcore fight fans–we decided to bring you something different. Seeing Twitter inundated with funny, ironic, and even passive-aggressive feedback on this exciting matchup made us realize social media offered a much better reflection of the boxing community’s feelings about Golovkin vs Lemieux than anything we could whip up. So without further ado, here are the 20 best #GGGLemieux tweets that brightened @TheFightCity‘s timeline immediately following the announcement. Enjoy!

https://twitter.com/KelseyMcCarson/status/625064620043014145

https://twitter.com/LouCat32/status/625071635444404224

https://twitter.com/Velder__/status/625072137569595393

https://twitter.com/boxingcrazy78/status/625071289984765953

https://twitter.com/InSwiderBox/status/625064884003172353

https://twitter.com/JBibblesworth/status/625066126356140032

https://twitter.com/TextualAbuse1/status/625064298012782592

https://twitter.com/elyogui83/status/625062230707429376

 

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