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Thursday, March 23, 2017
GGG headed into the battle on a keep running of 23 straight knockouts yet discovered Jacobs, known as "Marvel Man" since returning from bone malignancy five years prior, in no mind-set to rests and the American pushed the undefeated Kazakh the distance to a judges' choice.
Two judges scored it 115-112, with the third making it 114-113 for Golovkin, who effectively held his WBC, WBA, IBF and IBO middleweight crowns.
Furthermore, in the quick result Golovkin, who additionally declined to preclude a rematch with the immensely noteworthy Jacobs, turned his consideration towards a hotly anticipated conflict with capable Mexican Alvarez.
"Obviously I am prepared to battle Canelo," he said. "Obviously I need that battle. I resemble a creature for that battle."
Golovkin thumped Jacobs down in the fourth with a twofold dosage of rights yet as the battle wore on Jacobs befuddled the Kazakh by sliding into a southpaw position, scoring on stinging mixes, standing his ground against the perilous force of the champion.
After a wary, learning about in the initial two adjusts, the session bloomed into a captivating fight with the contenders connecting with openly in an exciting duel to the complete that nearly created another Jacobs' wonder.
Golovkin's unblemished record now remains at 37-0, while Brooklyn local Jacobs dropped to 32-2.