Next fight of Vanes Martirosyan is not determined yet.
According to Nielsen Media Research, the fight between Gennady Golovkin and Vanes Martirosyan on May 5 in Carson, California, which was broadcast by HBO, gathered 1.3 million viewers, even though its beginning for the East coast was after midnight and that it lasted less than two rounds.
Last weekend middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin got a KO victory over Vanes Martirosyan, thereby defending his belt for the 20th time, and equaled this figure with the legendary Bernard Hopkins. After the battle, Golovkin and his coach Abel Sanchez respectfully commented on Hopkins, but when asked about how their fight could develop, Sanchez said he would give preference to his ward.
According to CompuBox statistics, IBF, IBO, WBA and WBC middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin in the second round of the match against Vanes Martirosyan was able to deliver 11 of the 15 power shots - 73%. In the first round, Golovkin-Martirosyan accounted for 6-5 strikes in favor of the puncher from Kazakhstan.
In the main event of the boxing evening at the StubHub Center arena in Carson, USA, the WBC, WBA Super, IBF, and IBO middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin knocked out Armenian-born American Vanes Martirosyan in the second round.
According to the California State Athletic Commission, the official purses of the participants of the upcoming boxing evening in Carson are as follows: Gennady Golovkin - $1 million, Vanes Martirosyan - $225,000, Cecilia Braekhus - $50,000, Kali Reiss - $20,000, Ryan Martin - $25,000, Breidis Prescott - $10 thousand.