Taking place on the morning of December 19, the middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin will defend the IBF and IBO belts against unbeaten opponents – the fighter has 21 wins (5 KO) Kamil Szeremeta.
As the only match of 2020, Golovkin is greatly appreciated in both experience and the ability to finish off the opponent. This is considered a prerequisite for “Triple G” towards the third rematch – unifying the average belt with rival Canelo Alvarez.
After 8 rounds, Kamil Szeremeta’s corner stopped when the Polish boxer was unable to continue, winning TKO against Gennady “Triple G” Golovkin – successfully defending two middleweight IBF and IBO championships.
This result also helped Gennady Golovkin have 21 neutral belt defenders to date, surpassing the legendary Bernard Hopkins – setting a new record at the age of 38.
Summary of the match:
Round 7: Golovkin actively pushed high speed from the first few seconds, exchanged pressure attacks and suddenly Golovkin’s left-kick shot down Szeremeta, the 4th defeated Szeremeta.
Round 6: Opening with Golovkin’s left-footed shot, continuing with 3 left shocks. Szeremeta left and right, but did not hit the target.
Pressing the radio and changing attacks repeatedly, Szeremeta started to counterattack, but Golovkin kept blocking and responding to the opponent’s efforts.
Round 5: Golovkin repeatedly threw left hooks into the hip to punch the Polish. Level 5 passed very quickly after Golovkin’s attacks.
Round 4: Golovkin repeatedly used his left hand to hit the side and hook – face continuously. There is the 3rd Knockdown for Golovkin in more than 1 minute of the match. Szeremeta counterattacked but had no power in front of the Kazakh fighter.
Round 3: Golovkin began to pressurize with the right hook on the opponent’s head and body. A heavy shovel from Golovkin, Szeremeta continued the situation while hitting and running for the remainder of the inning.
Round 2: Golovkin continues to punch the Poles with left stabs, paving the way for the sledgehammer’s right hook punch.
Continuing to be the defeat of Golovkin with 40 seconds left in the second half, Szeremeta only accepted the match and retreated for the rest of the time.
Round 1: Szeremeta opened with an active stab, but he was quickly caught in time by Golovkin and returned powerful stabs.
In a situation at the end of the half, Szeremeta was hooked left by Golovkin and fell to the floor, fortunately he still passed the referee to wait until the second half.