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Gennady Golovkin Gennady Golovkin outlasted Danny Jacobs in an exhausting round defense of his middleweight titles Saturday night. Both fighters are knockout artists, yet this one went the distance - the first time GGG has not had a KO in 24 fights, and his first time going 12 rounds.
The Kazakh won on two judges' cards and on the other. The Telegraph had it In the toughest fight of his stellar career, Golovkin often was stymied by Jacobs changing to a left-handed style.
But a series of hard rights throughout the bout were enough - barely - to bring his record to I can't destroy him.
Jacobs is Golovkin holds on to his belts and took Jacobs' WBA middleweight title. Golovkin, a world champion since , is at the Garden, which he calls a "second home.
GGGJacobs pic. Even though Sor Rungvisai was docked a point in the sixth round for another head-butt - there were several in the brutal bout - he never backed off. He relentlessly attacked the cut over the right eye of Gonzalez, who clearly was hampered by the blood streaming down his face.
The challenger carried the fight in the eyes' of the judges through the latter rounds. In only his second fight outside Asia, Sor Rungvisai improved to with 38 knockouts.
Gonzalez, considered one of the best pound-for-pound fighters in the sport, is The other two gave the Thai the nod in the action-packed bout. A sellout crowd at Madison Square Garden vigorously booed the decision. The AP had it for Gonzalez, who has held some sort of world title since Gonzalez went down from a hard right to the body in the opening round, but he then took charge - even after his face turned to a bloody mask in the middle rounds.
However, Sor Rungvisai landed enough punches and moved well enough to keep in it. And then, despite being outpunched decisively, with Gonzalez landing to , the Thai got the surprise decision.