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Roy Jones, Jim Lampley react to Golovkin knockout of Martiroysan

The HBO crew gives their take on Gennady Golovkin’s win over Vanes Martirosyan.

Following Gennady Golovkin’s second-round KO win over Vanes Martiroysan on HBO, the commentating crew gave the media a couple of their brief thoughts on the fight and what might be next for the middleweight champion.

Jim Lampley:

“Golovkin’s gotta get loose and be reckless. That’s what he did. When he’s reckless he’s unstoppable.”

Roy Jones:

“Golovkin looked good as usual but you’re fighting a kid that’s been off for 23 months so, of course, you better look good against him or you’re gonna have problems!

“Of course he should have fought [Derevyanchenko] but at the same time, smart-wise, you don’t wanna fight Derevyanchenko because he’s the guy who’s gonna challenge you! And you trying to get a Canelo fight! So you don’t wanna mess up your payday so that’s probably why he didn’t.”

Jones on if he thinks Golovkin will fight Canelo next in a rematch:

“Yeah. More than likely.”