EVENT SUMMARY

Saturday, April 23 2016

The Forum , CA

Gennady Golovkin

(34-0-0, 31 KOs) VS.

Dominic Wade

(18-0-0, 12 KOs)

12 Round WBC, WBA, IBF, IBO Middleweight Championship Bout
Available in HD

Boxing Superstar and Unified Middleweight World Champion Gennady ?GGG? Golovkin made his highly anticipated return to the Fabulous Forum in Los Angeles, California on Saturday, April 23 and defended his world titles against undefeated, mandatory challenger Dominic ?Lights Out? Wade. While Wade came into the bout confident, Golovkin dominated the fight and scored a knockout victory in less than six minutes.

From the minute the fight began, 34 year old Golovkin wasted no time letting Wade know who was in charge. In the first round Golovkin delivered numerous power house punches on his opponent, including an overhand right to the arm that knocked Wade down to the canvas.

Golovkin continued his punishing assault on Wade, knocking him down 2 more times in the second round. To the sounds of the crowd chanting ?Triple G! Triple G!? Golovkin landed a massive headshot that crumpled his opponent, taking him to victory and his 16th title defense in a row.

After the bout, Wade, 26, commented ?His power is real? More than I expected?There are one or two things I could?ve done differently, but he?s a great champion and does everything well.?

A pleased Golovkin noted ?It?s my play, it?s my game. Of course everybody comes to just watch my fight.?

In the highly anticipated co-main event, Roman ?Chocolatito? Gonzalez - considered the best pound-for-pound fighter in boxing - dominated over quality contender McWilliams Arroyo , retaining his Flyweight World Champion title for the fourth time.

Arroyo put up a tough opposition throughout the fight, giving Gonzalez enough of a challenge to end his 10 fight knockout streak. Despite Arroyo?s effort though, Gonzalez?s steady performance and variety of combinations ultimately won out, resulting in a one-sided decision victory.

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