Gennadiy Golovkin vs. Kamil Szeremeta struggle outcomes, highlights: ‘GGG’ shines in return with TKO victory


Generally, the absurdity of boxing’s worst enterprise practices end in easy cruelty within the ring. That was the case with Gennadiy Golovkin being pressured to face obligatory IBF middleweight title contender Kamil Szeremeta on Friday evening. After seven lopsided rounds that noticed Szeremeta knocked down 4 instances, the referee was lastly pressured to name off the struggle, giving Golovkin the TKO victory and conserving the IBF title firmly in his grasp.

Any thriller over if Szeremeta may hold with Golovkin and make the struggle aggressive was gone within the opening spherical. Golovkin rapidly established his highly effective jab, smothering Szeremeta’s try and throw the identical punch and led to no significant results of his personal. Golovkin adopted his jab with a thudding proper hand that opened up his energy punches, and a winging left hand put Szeremeta down within the opening body.

Szeremeta would go down once more in Spherical 2, this time from a clubbing Golovkin proper hand. Szeremeta once more managed to beat the rely, however with out the ability to show the tide — Szeremeta solely had scored 5 knockouts in 21 professional fights in opposition to lower-tier opposition — Golovkin was given no purpose to take his foot off the gasoline.

Golovkin would rating two extra knockdowns, within the fourth and seventh rounds, earlier than the referee had seen sufficient and waived the struggle off because the fighters sat on their stools between rounds. It was a merciful finish for Szeremeta, whose toughness was not on par together with his abilities on this outing.

“Respect to Kamil’s coach and nook,” Golovkin stated of the stoppage. “They’re very good as a result of he was finished. Come on, guys.” 

All instructed, Golovkin outlanded Szeremeta 228 to 59 in complete punches landed, together with a 94-10 benefit in his jabs. Including to the unhealthy information for Szeremeta within the punch stats, Golovkin landed 56% of his energy punches the struggle.

The apparent play for Golovkin could be a 3rd struggle with Canelo Alvarez after their first struggle led to a draw and the second in a slender majority determination for Alvarez.

Alvarez fights Saturday evening, taking up Callum Smith for a pair of tremendous middleweight titles. Golovkin was coy after the struggle when requested concerning the potential trilogy, suggesting he was open to it, however not totally dedicated.

“Completely, I am open for anyone,” Golovkin stated. “Greatest opponent for me, for enterprise, for DAZN, for folks? We’ll look ahead to tomorrow. I hope tomorrow is a good occasion. Who wins? I am open.”

CBS Sports activities was with you all through your entire manner on Friday. You’ll want to comply with together with the reside outcomes and highlights under. 

Battle card, outcomes

  • Gennadiy Golovkin def. Kamil Szeremeta seventh-round TKO
  • Hyun Mi Choi (c) def. Calista Silgado through unanimous determination (97-93, 99-91, 98-92)
  • John Ryder def. Michael Man through unanimous determination (100-90, 99-91, 96-94)
  • Carlos Gongora def. Ali Akhmedov through 12th-round TKO
  • Reshat Mati def. Dennis Okoth through sixth-round TKO

GGG vs. Szeremeta scorecard, reside protection

Golovkin

10

10

10

10

10

10

TKO

60

Szeremeta

8

8

9

8

9

9

51





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