Originally written on Pro Boxing Fans  |  Last updated 11/3/13
Gennady Golovkin battered Curtis Stevens over eight one-sided rounds at Madison Square Garden on Saturday evening, in a performance which earned GGG further admiration from his legion of fans, and added another HBO-televised win and title defense to his ledger. The corner of Stevens waved off the action after the 8th Round, a wise decision after their man suffered a sustained beating. Golovkin dominated the bout, as most expected him to, making easy work of a title challenger who was way over his head against the technical skill, class and experience of Golovkin. Golovkin improves to 28-0, with 25 KOs, and further enhances his reputation as one of the sport's best KO punchers. With the loss, Stevens falls to 25-4. The cold, hard truth of the matter is that Stevens never belonged in the ring with Golovkin. The networks all but banned him from even owning a television, let alone appearing in a televised fight, after a dismal showing against a then 11-0 Andre Dirrell years ago. Stevens...
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