Golovkin vs Lemieux in title fight Oct. 17 in New York

NEW YORK (AP) Rising star Gennady Golovkin will meet Canada's David Lemieux in a middleweight title unification fight Oct. 17 at Madison Square Garden, promoters announced Friday.

Golovkin, who has stopped 30 opponents in winning all 33 of his fights, will face another power puncher in Lemieux, who is 34-2 with 31 knockouts, in a fight where both boxers will have titles on the line.

"I look forward to fighting again at Madison Square Garden and putting on another big drama show for my fans in New York City," said the fighter popularly known as Triple G.


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