GGG stops Murata in 9th round ahead of a potential 3rd fight against Canelo

GGG stops Murata in 9th round ahead of a potential 3rd fight against Canelo

By Shanil Singh
Sunday 10/04/2022
[Image: the Guardian]

Gennady Golovkin is now the unified world middleweight boxing champion after a 9th round stoppage win over Japanese boxer Ryōta Murata last night.

Golovkin who turned 40 on Friday, sent his opponent to the canvas with a big right hand and Murata’s corner threw in a towel.

A third bout against Canelo Alvarez could be next for Golovkin, whose only defeat in his 44-fight professional career came at the hands of the Mexican boxer.

Golovkin was shaken in the early rounds but a right hook, which saw Murata’s mouth-guard fly across the ring, in the fifth changed the course of the fight.

[Source: The Guardian]





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