Gennady Golovkin retains WBA middleweight title

NEW YORK (AP) Gennady Golovkin was a hit in his first appearance at Madison Square Garden.

If Golovkin has his way, he will get another attempt at fighting in the big arena against another Madison Square Garden regular - Miguel Cotto.

Golovkin easily retained his WBA middleweight championship Saturday night, stopping Daniel Geale at 2:47 of the third round in front of 8,572 fans.


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