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Gennady Golovkin made a bold statement to be the new face of boxing when he dominated the hard-hitting David Lemieux for a middleweight unification bout last Saturday. Pay-per-view boxing bouts have been disappointing as of late, but this one justified the price-tag from top to bottom. From flyweight phenoms to hidden heavyweight talent to the next coming of a middleweight legend, these are the guys the sport should be paying focusing on. Here’s a recap for all those that missed the action!
Gennady Golovkin Dominates David Lemieux Through Eight
In the main event, boxing’s “most feared fighter” Gennady Golovkin took on his toughest opponent to date in David Lemieux. The fight was a methodical beatdown as Golovkin applied expert destruction behind a solid and consistent textbook jab, and went as far as throwing five times the middleweight division average of jabs within the first two rounds. Lemieux landed a handful of hard shots that gave Golovkin some pause, but nothing to truly bother the undefeated champ. A hard body shot in the 5th put Lemieux down for the second time in his career, and Golovkin accidentally landed shots both while Lemieux was down and after the bell, though ….View original article