May 05 2018
Saturday

Dignity Health Sports Park, Carson, United States

12 rounds contest @ Middleweight
37-0-1
KO 2
KO 2
36-3-1

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Belts on The Line

WBA Super World Middleweight Championship
WBC World Middleweight Championship

The tape

40
Age
36
5' 10" / 179 cm
Height
6' 0" / 182 cm
70.1" / 178 cm
Reach
70.1" / 178 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Tape record

SDUDTKOKOTKO
Form
UDMDUDUDUD
37
Wins
36
33
By KO
21
89
KO%
58
0
Loses
3
1
Draws
1
2006
Debut
2005

Tape rankings @ Middleweight

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The Ring
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WBA
12
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WBC
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WBO
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IBF
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Gennady Golovkin vs Vanes Martirosyan report

Who won Golovkin vs Martirosyan?

Gennady Golovkin beat Vanes Martirosyan by knockout in the 2nd round on Saturday 5th May 2018 at Dignity Health Sports Park in Carson.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Middleweight division, which meant the weight limit was 160 pounds (11.4 stone or 72.6 KG).

This contest was for the unified middleweight championship of the world, with the WBA & WBC belts on the line.

Golovkin vs Martirosyan stats

Gennady Golovkin stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 37 wins, zero loses and 1 draw, 33 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Vanes Martirosyan made his way to the ring with a record of 36 wins, 3 loses and 1 draw, with 21 of those wins by knock out.

The stats suggested Golovkin had a massive power advantage over Martirosyan, boosting at 89% knock out percentage over Martirosyan's 58%.

Gennady Golovkin was the older man by 4 years, at 40 years old.

Martirosyan had a height advantage of 2 inches over Golovkin. Despite this, both fighters had equal reach.

Both Gennady Golovkin & Vanes Martirosyan fought out of an orthodox stance.

Golovkin was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 2 less fights, and made his debut in 2006, 1 year later than Martirosyan, whose first professional fight was in 2005. He had fought 14 more professional rounds, 240 to Martirosyan's 226.

Vanes Martirosyan was ranked number 12 by the WBA in the 160lb division.

Golovkin vs Martirosyan form

Golovkin had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 3 of them, going the distance once.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had defeated Ryota Murata on 9th April 2022 by technical knockout in the 9th round in their WBA Super World Middleweight and IBF World Middleweight championship fight at Super Arena, Saitama, Japan.

Previous to that, he had defeated Kamil Szeremeta on 18th December 2020 by technical knockout in the 7th round in their IBF World Middleweight championship fight at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Florida, United States.

Going into that contest, he had beat Sergiy Derevyanchenko on 5th October 2019 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Middleweight championship fight at Madison Square Garden, New York.

Before that, he had won against Steve Rolls on 8th June 2019 by knockout in the 4th round at Madison Square Garden, New York.

He had been beaten by Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez on 15th September 2018 by majority decision in their WBA Super World Middleweight, WBC World Middleweight and The Ring Middleweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

Vanes Martirosyan had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Erislandy Lara on 21st May 2016 by unanimous decision in their WBA World Super Welterweight championship fight at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, Chelsea Ballroom, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had beat Ishe Smith on 12th September 2015 by majority decision in their 10 round contest at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, he had lost to Jermell Charlo on 28th March 2015 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Palms Casino Resort, Las Vegas.

Before that, he had defeated Willie Nelson on 4th October 2014 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Foxwoods Resort, Mashantucket.

He had won against Mario Alberto Lozano on 21st March 2014 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Morongo Casino Resort & Spa, Cabazon.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Gennady Golovkin had been fighting more than Vanes Martirosyan.

Going to this contest, Gennady Golovkin had last fought 5 months and 22 days ago, while Vanes Martirosyan's last outing had been 6 years, 4 months and 10 days ago.

Golovkin's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years and 16 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 22 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 44 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8.8 rounds on average.

Martirosyan's last 5 fights had come over a period of 8 years, 6 months and 10 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 8 months and 15 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 52 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 10.4 rounds on average.

What time did Golovkin vs Martirosyan start?

The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 11:00 PM EST / 8:00 PM PST at Dignity Health Sports Park, Carson, United States, which was around 4:00 AM BST in the UK.

Who broadcast Golovkin vs Martirosyan?

Golovkin vs Martirosyan was broadcast on HBO in the US, while the fight was broadcast in the United Kingdom by BoxNation.

What were the odds on Golovkin vs Martirosyan?

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