Madison Square Garden, New York, United States
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Who won Golovkin vs Stevens?
Gennady Golovkin beat Curtis Stevens by technical knockout in the 8th round on Saturday 2nd November 2013 at Madison Square Garden in New York.
The scorecards were announced as 79-71, 80-71, 79-72 in favor of winner Gennady Golovkin.
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 WBA middleweight championship of the world.
Golovkin vs Stevens stats
Gennady Golovkin stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 27 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 24 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Curtis Stevens made his way to the ring with a record of 25 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 18 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Golovkin had advantage in power over Stevens, with a 89% knock out percentage over Stevens' 72%.
Gennady Golovkin was the older man by 3 years, at 40 years old.
Golovkin had a height advantage of 3 inches over Stevens. Despite this, Stevens had 2-inch reach advantage.
Both Gennady Golovkin & Curtis Stevens fought out of an orthodox stance.
Golovkin was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 1 less fights, and made his debut in 2006, 1 year and 7 months later than Stevens, whose first professional fight was in 2004. He had fought 62 more professional rounds, 240 to Stevens' 178.
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