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Golovkin: Macklin Never Hurt Me, It Was An Easy Fight!

MASHANTUCKET, Conn. - Powerful World Boxing Association & International Boxing Organization World middleweight champion Gennady "GGG" Golovkin (27-0, 24 KOs) stopped challenger Matthew "Mack The Knife" Macklin (29-5, 20 KOs) with a lethal body shot in the third round, headlining tonight's HBO Triple-Header, presented by K2 Promotions and DiBella Entertainment, in the MGM Grand Theater at Foxwoods Resort Casino.

Golovkin stalked the game Irishman and finished the fight at 1:22 of the third round with a vicious left hook to Macklin's ribs, sending a strong signal to the entire 160-pound division that the Kazakh is a true force.

"I was in perfect position for that body shot," Golovkin commented. "I want this fight (vs. Sergio Martinez).  I felt great in the ring, he never hurt me.  It was an easy fight for me.  I want to fight again soon.  Any top fighter, any champion, any belt holder....anywhere."

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Main Source on 06-30-2013

[QUOTE=The Weebler II;13517248]Macklin stunned him for a second with a good shot when he fought fire with fire, perhaps enough to suggest that a heavy-punching 168lb fighter has a chance to beat Golovkin. Otherwise he's right, it did look [I]relatively[/I]…

Comment by any craic lad? on 06-30-2013

It was scary easy for 3G

Comment by TRTboy on 06-30-2013

[QUOTE=retnuocllup;13517702]I dunno if GGG should move up to 168 yet. however, I do believe Ward's hit & hold style would throw off GGG's rhythm and smother GGG's power. right now I think 168 lbsers are too big for him. he's…

Comment by KickAzz on 06-30-2013

I dunno if GGG should move up to 168 yet. however, I do believe Ward's hit & hold style would throw off GGG's rhythm and smother GGG's power. right now I think 168 lbsers are too big for him. he's…

Comment by LOWBLOW_CHAMP on 06-30-2013

GGG is gonna knock out everyone he fights!:boxing:

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