Gennady Golovkin retained his IBF and WBA middleweight titles tonight at The Forum in Inglewood, California, easily taking care of challenger Dominic Wade with a second round knockout. If you missed the 5 minutes and 37 seconds of action tonight, we've got the highlights for you, courtesy HBO.
Golovkin (35-0, 32 KO) dropped Wade (18-1, 12 KO) for the first time at the end of the opening round:
WATCH: @GGGBoxing sends Wade down to the canvas in Round 1 #TweetReplay https://t.co/qbJMKS34cn— HBOboxing (@HBOboxing) April 24, 2016
The combination of a left uppercut getting through the gloves and a right hand off Wade's shoulder sent the challenger down for a second time in round two:
WATCH: Wade goes down in Round 2 off a big shot from @GGGBoxing. #TweetReplay https://t.co/Xnh1pGom9k— HBOboxing (@HBOboxing) April 24, 2016
Wade decided to fight on, but it wasn't much longer. Golovkin finished him off at 2:37 of the second round:
WATCH: @GGGBoxing delivers a huge right hand on Wade for the final knockdown of the night. #TweetReplay https://t.co/Q447Wy2JdS— HBOboxing (@HBOboxing) April 24, 2016