GGG equals record after second round KO

08 May, 2018, 01:10 | Author: Julio Duncan
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Golovkin, however, turned it up a couple notches in the second round and seemed to declare war on Martirosyan.

Golovkin, 36, withstood a flurry of punches from his Armenian-American challenger in the first round, as Martirosyan's stiff jabs caused a red patch on GGG's face after the initial three minutes of their championship fight.

Golovkin (38-0-1, 34 KOs) was originally scheduled to rematch Alvarez at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas in a 5 March blockbuster. It was also a return to form for the 36-year-old, who had failed to knock out his last two opponents, Alvarez and Daniel Jacobs.

By now, boxing fans will certainly know the situation surrounding Canelo, and the fact that he tested positive for the clenbuterol substance which saw him removed from his highly anticipated rematch against Triple G on Cinco de Mayo weekend.

The fight got off to a roaring start, with both Golovkin and Martirosyan looking to establish their distance and pace.

Betfair Sportsbook traders want nothing to do with taking Gennady on in this fight and that makes flawless sense.

"Absolutely", Golovkin said. "I want everyone".

"It was like being hit by a train". On that note, slick southpaw Billy Joe Saunders still stands in Golovkin's way of becoming undisputed middleweight champion, as the Brit holds the WBO middleweight title. In the post-fight interview, Golovkin made sure to call out Alvarez. It ended up a draw, which is the lone blemish on a record that now includes a record-tying 20 consecutive title defenses.

The IBF has behaved the most foolishly, refusing to put its title on the line for Martirosyan and then declaring Golovkin will be stripped if he doesn't take on mandatory challenger Sergey Derevyanchenko - a 32-year-old Ukrainian with a paltry 12 professional bouts - by early August.

HBO is hosting the fight exclusively in the USIf you're lucky enough to already have HBO in the United States, you'll be able to watch the fight live in the U.S. with no extra costs. Just 4-3-1 in his last eight fights, Martirosyan considers himself rested and ready to shock the sport. "I have lots of belts". She has heen the welterweight world champion for the past nine years.

Golovkin is bothered by it, but he's still fighting Martirosyan.

Under his Nevada suspension, Alvarez does not have to take any drug tests until a month before his next fight. He described his technique to, "I see where he (the opponent) goes, and once he makes a little tiny mistake, my punch is there and I deliver my full ability" Coming off the lightning fast first round knockout of Fernando Vargas, just six weeks ago, boxing fans get another chance to see KingRy impress.


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