Saturday, February 21, 2015, Gennady Golovkin (31-0, 28 KOs) scored an 11th-round stoppage over Martin Murray (29-1-1, 12 KOs) to successfully defend his WBA, IBO and interim WBC titles at the at the Salle des Étoiles in Monte Carlo, Monaco.
Golovkin came into the bout riding an impressive 18-fight knockout streak. No opponent had gone the distance with the heavy-hitting Kazakh since November 2008 when the unknown Amar Amari went all eight rounds.
The St Helen’s native, Murray is best known to fans in the States for his questionable loss against Sergio Martinez in Argentina back in 2013.
Murray entered the ring on February 21 fearless, looking to end the reign of the “Good Boy Killer,” and to finally capture a world title.
Stay with Round By Round Boxing‘s Gabe Rivas as he provides live, round-by-round updates of the highly-anticipated matchup between Golovkin and Murray which will air live on HBO starting this Saturday, February 21, 2015, at 5:45 pm, EST.
Bookmark this page for easy access and join in on the conversation letting us know who you think will win. Gabe Rivas will also provide a full recap shortly after the fight ends.