Gallery Gallery: Golovkin Workout in preparation for Lemieux!

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Gennady “GGG” Golovkin, (33-0, 30KOs), will battle IBF Middleweight World Champion David Lemieux, (34-2, 31KOs) in a Middleweight World Championship Title Unification bout on Saturday, Oct. 17 at the “Mecca of Boxing” Madison Square Garden and will be produced and distributed LIVE by HBO Pay-Per-View. Golovkin has knocked out an astounding 20 opponents in a row and will be making his 15th world championship defense. His 91% knockout percentage is the highest in the history of the middleweight division.

In the highly anticipated televised co-feature, Viloria, (36-4, 22KOs), will challenge
Consensus #1 Pound-For-Pound Fighter and WBC Flyweight World Champion, Roman “Chocolatito”Gonzalez, (43-0, 37KOs). Viloria, a Filipino American, represented the United States in the 2000 Olympics. He has previously held world titles in the junior flyweight and flyweight divisions.

Also, fighting in an off-TV bout on the Oct. 17th event will be top junior welterweight, hard-hitting prospect Madiev, (5-1-0, 3KOs) of Karaganda, Kazakhstan. The 21-year-old Madiev is trained by the renowned Abel Sanchez longside Golovkin in Big Bear Lake, California.

All three fighters attended an open media workout on Tuesday afternoon.

Golovkin vs. Lemieux is presented by K2 Promotions and Golden Boy Promotions in association with GGG Promotions and Eye of the Tiger Management. The event will take place Saturday, October 17 from Madison Square Garden and will be produced and distributed live by HBO Pay-Per-View beginning at 9:00 p.m. ET/6:00 p.m. PT. Doors will open at 7:00 p.m. ET and the first fight begins at 7:05 p.m. ET.

Tickets for GOLOVKIN vs. LEMIEUX are on sale now and priced at $500, $300, $200, $100 and $50 and can purchased at the Madison Square Garden Box Office, all Ticketmaster outlets, Ticketmaster charge by phone (866-858-0008) and online at or

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