Gennady Golokin/Photo courtesy of K2 Promotions
Gennady Golovkin on Saturday added David Lemieux’s world-title belt to his collection by dominating and stopping Lemieux in the eighth round of their middleweight title-unification bout before over 20,000 at Madison Square Garden in New York City. The fight was stopped at the 1:32 mark by referee Steve Willis. Golovkin decked Lemieux in the fifth round.
Golovkin (34-0, 31 KOs) now has 21 consecutive knockouts. Lemieux (34-3, 31 KOs) has now been stopped twice inside the distance.