Gennadiy Golovkin Sets A Record In IBF Middleweight Title Defence

Gennadiy Golovkin
Gennadiy Golovkin

On Friday night, Gennadiy Golovkin,38, showed his capability of displaying a masterful performance in boxing. Everybody got to watch Gennadiy’s technical prowess in the 7th round stoppage win against Kamil Szeremeta for defending his IBF title in middleweight in Florida, Hollywood. Golovkin has the record of defending the most number of middleweight titles: a total of 21.

His outing suggested that he is capable of handling a few of boxing’s top names involving a potential 3rd fight with Canelo Alvarez. In a post-match interview with DAZN, Eddie Hearn, Matchroom promoter said that Gennadiy still has a lot of gas in his tank. He termed Gennadiy as the most exciting boxer in the world of boxing. He is excited to see him next year in megafights because of his devastating hand power.

More Details About Gennadiy Golovkin Vs. Szeremeta

In the first fight after 14 months, Gennadiy Golovkin (36 Kos,41-1-1) knocked down Szeremeta four times at the outset of the fight. Gennadiy Golovkin made Szeremeta return inside the canvas during the first round’s end because of an uppercut which was followed by an over the top left hand. From there, Gennadiy Golovkin destroyed Szeremeta(5 KOs,21-2-0). Szeremeta is a Polish challenger who was having the second fight of his career in the US. Gennadiy’s final knockdown appeared in the form of a jab in round 7 which was just like his dominance in the entire fight.

After knockdowns happened in the second and first rounds, Golovkin measured his punches right. Between the eighth and seventh rounds, Telis Assimenios, the referee, went to the corner of Szeremeta to stop the bout.

In a post-match interview, Golovkin revealed that finishing late was a part of his design. Golovkin said that he felt his jab, his power, his timing, and his distance. He finished late because he needed some more time and wanted more people coming on TV. Golovkin promised to bring a good fight for them to watch next time.