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Gennady Golovkin Stops Kassim Ouma in Ten Rounds

By Jhonny Gonzalez

At the Arena Roberto Duran in Panama City, Panama, WBA "regular" middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin (21-0, 18KOs) stopped Kassim Ouma (27-8-1, 17KOs) in the tenth round of an exciting fight.

Ouma was jabbing from the start and trying to start fast. Golovkin was tentative with his punches and looking for a big opening. Golovkin began to land hard punches near the end of the first. The pace was fast and hard in the second round. The boxers were trading a lot of punches. Ouma was able to handle the power of Golovkin and continued to battle back.

Golovkin started fighting even harder in the third, attempting to overpower Ouma, who continued to stand inside and fired back. The fourth round saw Ouma pick up the pace and started throwing more and more punches. Ouma was outworking Golovkin and making him use a lot of his energy. Golovkin was having trouble with Ouma's faster hands.

By the seventh round, Golovkin was starting to wear Ouma down a bit and landing more of his hard punches. Ouma was still throwing often. Golovkin continued to push forward and for the first time Ouma was backing away often and trying to use more defense than offense.

Ouma's face was swelling and bruised by the ninth, Golovkin was punishing him against the ropes and landed a few good uppercuts to close the round. The tenth had Golovkin continue the punishment, with the champion beating up Ouma against the ropes. He was battering him with both hands until the referee jumped in to stop the contest.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Lester Tutor on 07-05-2016

[QUOTE=The Big Dunn;16840047]Welcome back. Did you make sure to wipe your chin after this post FFS?[/QUOTE] They always make excuses about the flu. They said the same thing about the Rosado fight. oh that flu!

Comment by The Hammer on 07-05-2016

[QUOTE=The Big Dunn;16840047]Welcome back. Did you make sure to wipe your chin after this post FFS?[/QUOTE]Thanks for the welcome back Big Dunn.

Comment by The Big Dunn on 07-05-2016

[QUOTE=Freedom.;16840041]Golovkin was sick with the flu for that fight, but didn't want to cancel because his opportunities were few and far between. Despite how he was feeling, he became the first to stop Kassin Ouma.[/QUOTE] Welcome back. Did you make…

Comment by HeroBando on 07-05-2016

[QUOTE=SugarKaineHook;16839962]dang...2011 posters doe[/QUOTE] What's your point, moronic know nothing Turk?

Comment by The Hammer on 07-05-2016

Golovkin was sick with the flu for that fight, but didn't want to cancel because his opportunities were few and far between. Despite how he was feeling, he became the first to stop Kassin Ouma.

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