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Gennady Golovkin Pounds Willie Monroe Jr., Wins By Sixth-Round TKO

Scariest Man Alive Gennady Golovkin extended his undefeated record to 33-0 with a TKO of Willie Monroe Jr. in a bout that continues the legend of the Kazakh middleweight. Some analysts expected a more competitive fight, given Monroe’s 19-1 record and that Golovkin’s last fight, against Martin Murray, went 11 rounds. And at times, it appeared they were right; Monroe landed a surprising number of punches. But Golovkin himself landed enough to knock Monroe down three times, and on the last one, in the sixth, the losing fighter retired—having had enough.

It’s the 20th knockout in a row for Golovkin, who told Max Kellerman afterward that he let Monroe back into the fight to give paying fans their money’s worth.



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