“GGG” schooled the Canadian in “The Big Apple” last night.
Boxing superstar Gennady Golovkin (34-0) took his illustrious record and knockout streak to new heights last night (Sat. Oct. 17, 2015) after defeating Canadian power-puncher David Lemieux (34-3) to capture his fourth championship inside Madison Square Garden in New York City.
Golovkin, the current WBA, IBO, WBC and IBF middleweight titleholder, dominated the 26-year-old over the course of eight rounds, winning the battle through enormous power shots and a stinging jab.
“GGG” jabbed his way out to an early lead, which thwarted any and all offense from the incumbent champion Lemieux. The 33-year-old product from Kazahkstan kept his range and landed several left hooks behind his jab.
“I felt very good distance. I touch him. Every jab I touch him. I was waiting for an attack; crazy style, like street fight,” Golovkin said at the post-fight press conference. “He’s a good style, David, he’s a warrior, but not this time.”
Lemieux opened up a bit in rounds three-four by uncorking a couple of right hands that stunned Golovkin briefly. He put together solid combinations by round five, but it was too little, too late.
Golovkin dropped Lemieux in round five and continued to back ….View original article