Aus-Boxing will have a live blog for round-by-round updates from the famed Madison Square Garden in New York, where Australia’s own Daniel ‘The Real Deal’ Geale will attempt to overthrow the middleweight title reign of defending WBA/IBO titlist Gennady ‘GGG’ Golovkin.
Golovkin vs. Geale is scheduled to take place at roughly 12.00PM EST on Sunday July 27th. This time will vary depending on the length of the earlier fights.
Check out the live blog for the title fight below.
Gennady Golovkin (29-0, 26 KOs) TKO 3 Daniel Geale (30-2, 16 KOs)
12 Rounds, Middleweight – WBA/IBO middleweight titles
Geale in the silver and black trunks, while Golovkin is in the white. Golovkin putting on a fair bit of pressure on Geale. Golovkin got off some solid shots on a nervous looking Geale – who trips over the camera wire – bringing him to the floor, ruled a slip. Geale looked to be cut from a clash of heads. A competitive opening round. Golovkin 10-9
Geale down early in the round, from a short shot that looked to land on the back of his head. He beats the count and doesn’t look too hurt as it wasn’t a heavy shot. Geale boxing on the ropes a bit more in this round. Total punches at this point favour Golovkin, who has landed 37 of 134 with Geale at 28 of 106. Golovkin 20-17.
Geale down again in Round three and the referee wisely waves it off. It’s over. The replay shows Geale defending himself off the ropes, before launching a glancing right hand. Golovkin counters with a right hand that lands flush. Golovkin TKO 3.
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