James Kirkland set to face Damian Jonak on the April 26 Golovkin card?

James Kirkland following his last victory (Photo: Chris Farina – Top Rank)

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By Chris Robinson

According to a report from Luke Furman at BoxingScene.com, negotiations appear to be in place to stage a match between junior middleweight contenders James Kirkland (32-1, 28 KO’s) and Damian Jonak (37-0-1, 21 KO’s).

The plan is to put the fight as the co-feature to Gennady Golovkin’s April 26th return to HBO inside of The Theater in Madison Square Garden. Kirkland is coming off of a big win over Glen Tapia and could use another HBO showcase to spearhead him towards something bigger later this year.

Chris Robinson can be reached at Trimond@aol.com

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