Pair of stablemates and former sparring partners know each other well heading into Saturday night's IBF 160-pound title fight, but Jacobs says his championship experience will be the key difference.
Former middleweight world champion and cancer survivor has overcame everything thrown at him in and out of the ring—plans on doing the same thing this Saturday night against unbeaten Polish contender Maciej Sulecki in their WBA 160-pound title elimination bout at Barclays Center.
Champions in the ring such as Deontay Wilder, Danny Garcia and Abner Mares are also championing causes in their communities.
Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams will declare Saturday, April 22, 2017 to be ‘Daniel Jacobs Day’ in Brooklyn, in a ceremony at that evening’s Andre Berto vs. Shawn Porter welterweight showdown at Barclays Center.
This week in PBC Jabs, host Jordan Hardy chats with Daniel Jacobs after his tough loss to Gennady Golovkin in their 160-pound world championship fight, and looks ahead to Tuesday’s fight card on FS1.