Golovkin Destroys Dominic Wade

By Robert Ecksel on April 24, 2016
Golovkin Destroys Dominic Wade
“I’m not going anywhere. Muchas gracias!” (Erik Verduzco/Las Vegas Journal-Review)

Golovkin brought it at the opening bell. He dropped Wade with a right to the ear in round one. Wade went down twice in the second…

Gennady Golovkin (35-0, 32 KOs), the knockout artist from Karaganda, Kazakhstan, retained his WBA, IBF and IBO middleweight titles by scoring his 22nd KO in as many fights Saturday night against Dominic Wade (18-1, 12 KOs), fighting out of Washington, DC.

The time of the stoppage was 2:37 of round two.

Golovkin brought it at the opening bell. He dropped Wade with a right to the ear in round one. Wade went down twice in the second.

Referee Jack Reiss had seen enough. He stepped in and waved it off.

“His power is real,” Wade said after the fight. “It was more than I expected. I was trying to get comfortable in there but once he hits you it makes it very difficult to get comfortable. I could have done one or two things differently, maybe, but he’s a great champion and he does everything well.”

With his boyish manner, Golovkin thanked those in attendance and those watching at home.

“This is a big present for my fans,” he said. “I’m here now and I’m here to stay. I’m not going anywhere.

“Muchas gracias, my friends!”

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  1. Koolz 11:41am, 04/25/2016

    Saunders has asked GGG to come to the UK after congratulating him on the fight.

  2. Steve-O 11:28am, 04/25/2016

    I am so glad to hear Wade give him the credit he deserves. The other “thug” idiots never admit they were crushed.

    Now Canelo, step up…Mexican Style!

  3. Tuxtucis 11:51pm, 04/24/2016

    What’s hell that catchweight? Catchweight had to be possible when weight classes were 8: now that weight classes are 17, to invent even catchweight is a travesty. Canelo want fight welterweight Khan and not middleweight Golovkin?
    So, he vacate his middleweight belt and back to superwelterweight.

  4. No10Count 08:32pm, 04/24/2016

    The only fights for GGG at 160 are
    Jacobs, Saunders, and Eubanks Jr. (at this moment)
    Jacobs is a Haymon bitch so that isn’t going to happen. Saunders will out right duck.  Will have to see about Eubanks Jr. I think that could be a very big fight in the UK.

    And more respect to Wade for the comments.
    I had thought he would last til least 5-6.

    And I do not care about Canelo.
    He will never fight someone his own size.

  5. Koolz 11:19am, 04/24/2016

    I love the step forward jabs, his shoulder rolls and damn those uppercuts.
    The guy uppercuts then hits in the arm and fighter still goes down.  *insane power*
    This fight GGG fought a little differently from other fights.
    My God the Atmosphere! 
    Eric:
    Naa Golovkin can have the sanctioning bodies make him the mandatory to the other champions then get there belts.

  6. Eric 06:30am, 04/24/2016

    Really nothing left for G3 to do at 160lbs. The Canelo fight would be another blowout victory for GGG. Canelo is vastly overrated and only represents a large paycheck for Golovkin. Golovkin certainly deserves a “Superfight” like payday, but there is no one in the 160lb class that can live up to the challenge and that includes the Irish Mexican, Canelo. G3 would crush Canelo inside of 5 rounds.

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