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NEW YORK, NY – In the highly anticipated main event on Saturday night, WBA/IBO and WBC “Interim” World Champion Gennady “GGG” Golovkin (34-0, 31 KOs) added the IBF Middleweight Title to his collection with an exhilarating performance against former IBF Middleweight World Champion, David Lemieux (34-3, 31 KOs), culminating in an eighth round technical knockout victory on Saturday, October 17, at Madison Square Garden with a sold out crowed of 20, 548 fight fans.
Golovkin, showed his offensive and defensive prowess in the ring against the valiant Lemieux and dropped Lemieux in round five and ended the night with a battering display in the eighth round earning the stoppage at the 1:32 mark.
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The highly anticipated World Middleweight Title Unification battle between Boxing superstar, @WBABoxingOfficial @IBOBoxing and @WBCBoxing “Interim” Middleweight Champion GENNADY “GGG” GOLOVKIN (33-0, 30 KOs) and IBF Middleweight Champion, Montreal power-puncher DAVID LEMIEUX (34-2, 31 KOs), set for Saturday, October 17 at the Mecca of Boxing, @MadisonSquareGarden
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