Gennady Golovkin Successfully Defends Titles Vs. Danny Jacobs In Close Fight


It certainly wasn’t easy, but Gennady Golovkin will take it.

The middleweight boxing champion successfully defended his belts against Danny Jacobs on Saturday night via unanimous decision. But the 115-112, 115-112 and 114-113 scores mean it was a close one at Madison Square Garden. GGG now is 37-0, while Jacobs is 32-2.

As for the undercard, Srisaket Sor Rungvisai stunned the previously undefeated Roman Gonzalez with a win via majority decision (113-113, 114-112, 114-112), Carlos Cuadras beat Daniel Carmona by unanimous decision (97-93, 97-93, 96-94) and Ryan Martin earned a TKO victory in Round 8 over Bryant Cruz.

Thumbnail photo via Jayne Kamin-Oncea/USA TODAY Sports Images

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