Gennady Golovkin has shielded his WBA (super), WBC and IBO titles, scoring a moment round knockout of Vanes Martirosyan on Saturday. Golovkin took a hard shot in the first round, and was all business in the second, totally decimating Martirosyan with a mix that saw five or six punches arrive totally flush. Martirosyan went down, and the 10-count brought the finish of the session.
GGG versus Martirosyan fight results
12:13 a.m. END OF FIGHT: Golovkin puts a whirlwind on Martirosyan to end the fight. An overhand right began it, trailed by a few pokes and afterward another overhand right. You could tell Golovkin was pissed turning out, and he finished it thusly.
Gennady Golovkin def. Vanes Martirosyan through KO in Round 2
Round 1: Good work from Martirosyan to begin. Golovkin, however, reacts with a gigantic two-punch combo, a wide snare, and a couple of left straights. They tie up part of the way through the round, and are isolated. The pace has backed off a bit. Decent left poke from Martirosyan. Golovkin has his very own left punch. And after that another. Gracious, a major, short left snare from Martirosyan lands flush on the jaw of Golovkin, who can’t hit the counter. He’s fine however, and the round reaches an end.
Round 2: Golovkin was … maybe found resting close to the finish of that initially round. He turns out with a left jab, and hooks an enormous right uppercut that does genuine harm to Martirosyan. Golovkin is exchanging here. He eats a hard poke, however he’s distraught at this point. He comes in swinging hard, and terrains again and again, and Martirosyan is finished. He’s out, level all over, and the arbitrator forgets about it. Amazing!