Sunday May 17th, 2015– Gennady Golovkin vs.Willie Monroe was a 12‐round middle weight world championship bout that was presented by K2Promotions and GGG Promotions in association with Banner Promotions and the Forum. The fight took place Saturday, May 16th, 2015 at the Forumin Inglewood,CA.
In the past three weeks, HBO presented major boxing action with Gennady Golovkin vs. Willie Monroe, Jr. Monroe proved that he has a durable chin but in the sixth round Monroe informed the referee that he had enough. At the fight Golovkin called out Miguel Cotto for a match-up later this year.
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The undercard did not disappoint the crowd it was a night of knockouts. In the main event, GGG gets his 20th straight stoppage win. You can watch the video highlights from the May 16 fight between Gennady Golovkin and Willie Monroe Jr. below.
Also on the card featured Roman Gonzalez, he made his HBO debut that night. Roman is currently ranked as the #3 P4P fighter in the world behind Floyd Mayweather and Wladimir Klitschko. Gonzalez improved to 43-0 with 37 KOs after defeating Edgar Sosa in round 2.
Check out the video highlights of GGG vs. Monroe and the debut of Roman Gonzalez against Edgar Sosa. Also below are the full fight card results.
Gennady Golovkin vs. Willie Monroe Jr: HBO World Championship Boxing Highlights:
Roman “Chocolatito” Gonzalez vs. Edgar Sosa: HBO World Championship Boxing Highlights:
GOLOVKIN VS. MONROE MAIN CARD:
Gennady Golovkin (32-0; 29 KOs) def. Willie Monroe, Jr. (19-1; 6 KOs) by KO in Round 6 – Middleweight Fight (160 lbs)
Roman Gonzalez (42-0; 36 KOs) def. Edgar Sosa (51-8; 30 KOs) by TKO in Round 2 – Flyweight Fight (112 lbs)
Morales 28-0 (16) def. Flores 14-7-1 (8) by KO in Round 8
Duran 11-0 (8) def. Perales 5-2-1 (3) by KO in Round 6
Madiev 5-0 (3) def. Sanchez 1-2 (1) by KO in Round 2
Estrada 4-0 (1) def. Batey 4-5-2 (0)
Scores were 58-55, 58-55, and 57-56