Golovkin vs. Martirosyan

HBO Boxing Results: Golovkin Stops Martirosyan, Braekhus Defends

On Saturday, May 5, HBO Boxing returned to the StubHub Center in Carson, Calif., for Golovkin vs. Martirosyan.

In the night’s main event, IBO, WBA and WBC world middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin defended his titles against short-notice replacement Vanes Martirosyan, who filled in for Saul “Canelo” Alvarez following his failed drug test.

In the evening’s main event, IBF, IBO, WBA, WBC, and WBO world female welterweight titleholder Cecilia Braekhus remained undefeated against former WBC world female middleweight champion Kali Reis.


The event aired live at 11 p.m. ET on HBO, HBO Latino, Canal Space (Latin America), RPC Channel 4 (Panama) and Main Event (Australia).

Gennady Golovkin def. Vanes Martirosyan by knockout. Round 2 – WBA, WBC, IBO world middleweight title
Cecilia Braekhus def. Kali Reis by unanimous decision – WBC, WBA, WBO, IBF, IBO world female welterweight title
Ruslan Madiev def. Jesus Perez by unanimous decision
Ryan Martin def. Breidis Prescott by unanimous decision