Jacobs set for 1st fight since close loss to Triple G

Danny Jacobs likes to think of himself as New York’s resident boxer. He’ll be spreading his word on Saturday night when he fights Luis Arias at the revamped Nassau Coliseum on Long Island.

Jacobs has fought in New York City 10 times. The only loss in the five boroughs came in his most recent – and most impressive – performance, a close unanimous decision to Gennady Golovkin. To that point, Triple G had never truly been tested. That March night at Madison Square Garden, Jacobs gave the middleweight champ all he could handle. ”For me, proving in that last fight that I belong with the top guys in boxing, I am really itching to see what I have inside and display that, and more,” J...