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pictures: Gennadiy Golovkin, Kamil Szeremeta make weight for IBF middleweight title battle

pictures: Gennadiy Golovkin, Kamil Szeremeta make weight for IBF middleweight title battle

photo by Melina Pizano/Matchroom
17
Dec
by Ryan Songalia

Gennadiy Golovkin changed into shredded on the scale Thursday, weighing in at 159. 2 pounds for his first defense of the IBF middleweight title towards Kamil Szeremeta, who was just a little lighter at 159 pounds. Golovkin (forty-1-1, 35 knockouts) gained the title in an exciting choice win over Sergiy Derevyanchenko in October of 2019.

Szeremeta (21-0, 5 KOs), the mandatory challenger from Bialystok, Poland, made his U.S. debut on the Golovkin-Derevyanchenko undercard, stopping Oscar Cortes in two rounds.

The fight will take vicinity at the Seminole complicated Rock and on line casino in Hollywood, Fla., and should be broadcast reside on DAZN in the u.s..

in the co-featured bout, Ali Akhmedov (16-0, 12 KOs) will meet Carlos Gongora (18-0, 13 KOs) in a super middleweight combat of unbeatens. each Akhmedov of Almaty, Kazakhstan and Gongora of Esmeraldas, Ecuador weighed 167.4 pounds for their 12-round bout.

no longer every thing went as planned at the weigh-in.

Hyun Mi Choi (17-0-1, four KOs) of Seoul, South Korea weighed in at the a hundred thirty-pound restrict for her protection of the WBA junior light-weight title, however her opponent Calista Silgado (19-11-3, 14 KOs) weighed in at 131.4, and will have two hours to make weight.

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