Gennady Golovkin gained another victory in the big arena of Madison Square Garden, July 27, knocking out opponent Daniel Geale from Australia.
The Kazakh boxer sent Geale to the showers with a technical knockout in the third round. Golovkinstarted the fight vehemently. In the first round Geale was on the ring floor sliding into the corner trying to deviate from Golovkin’s stroke.
In the second round, the Australian boxer missed Golovkin’s powerful blow and was knocked down, but continued the fight. In the third round Geale’s attempts to change the situation were ruined after missing Golovkin’s first coronal stroke in the head and he decided to refuse continuing the fight.
Geale got a serious dissection and despite the forecasts of most sports critics and experts, the super fight lasted only three rounds instead of the expected six or seven.
Viewers from more than 100 countries witnessed the fight.
A congratulatory telegramme on behalf of Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev was handed to the champion right after the victory by the Kazakh diplomats in New York who were presented at the fight. The head of state sent the telegramme to Golovkin in connection with his defence of the world champion boxing title, according to WBA and IBO.
Nazarbayev noted that Golovkin’s victory has become a good present for multiple fans of boxing and for all Kazakh fans.
“In the fair fight with the worthy opponent you demonstrated your combative nature, strong spirit and perfect physical training. You once again proved your leadership and raised the image of Kazakhstan at the international level. We are proud of your victory,” the telegramme stated.
Nazarbayev wished the athlete health, wealth and further big victories in the professional ring.
“I am very grateful to the head of our state Nursultan Nazarbayev for his support and understanding. This is a big honour for me. I am very glad that they watched my fight. This is the victory of Kazakhstan as a whole. …I wish health and wealth to all people of Kazakhstan,” Golovkin said in response, as reported by the country’s consulate general in New York.
This was the 30th fight for Golovkin in the professional ring, 27 of which he finished by knockout. He is in the top ten of main knockouts of our times and has a series of 16 knockouts in a row despite the fact he is fighting at 160 pounds. GGG, as Golovkin is called, is considered one of the major punchers, according to BleacherReport.
GGG has not just implemented his sacred dream to fight at the one of the most famous rings in the world, but also multiplied his success. The big arena was waiting for and supported the Kazakh boxer. Golovkin’s masterful victory increased his army of fans among Americans as well.