Gennady Golovkin def. Matthew Macklin by KO round 3 1:22
The powerful Gennady Golovkin had little trouble with Matthew Macklin this weekend. It took less than 3 rounds for Golovkin to knock Macklin down and out. The end came courtesy of a beautiful right uppercut, left hook to the body combo. The shot caught Macklin perfectly on the liver, ending the tough veteran's night.
Watch highlights of the fight right here at Bloody Elbow, courtesy of ESPN.
With the win, Golovkin's record increases to 27-0 with an impressive 24 KOs. The big talk now will turn to a possible Gennady Golovkin vs. Sergio Martinez fight. In the coming months, we'll see if that happens. If it does, it will be a potential major changing of the guard in the Middleweight division. But for now, we can safely say that for Gennady Golovkin, the hype is for real.