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Gennady Golovkin Is Making A Bid For Recog...

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Gennady Golovkin is making a bid for recognition as boxing's all-around best

By Kevin Iole

It's difficult to place a significance on Gennady Golovkin's two-round decimation of a disinterested Marco Antonio Rubio on Saturday in Golovkin's West Coast debut.

It was a rousing success in all regards. Golovkin attracted an overflow crowd of 9,323 to the StubHub Center, the largest attendance in the venue's history. He scored his 18th consecutive knockout and added the interim WBC middleweight title to the WBA belt he already owned.

With all due respect to the rest of the division, there is no question that Golovkin is, by far, the finest 160-pound fighter in the world.

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