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Gennady Golovkin celebrates his eighth round TKO against Curtis Stevens after their WBA Middleweight Title fight at The Theater at Madison Square Garde. (Nov. 2, 2013)

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Gennady Golovkin defeated Curtis Stevens via TKO to retain his WBA/IBO middleweight title Saturday at Madison Square Garden

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NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 02: Gennady Golovkin in action against Curtis Stevens during their WBA Middleweight Title fight at The Theater at Madison Square Garden on November 2, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

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NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 02: Gennady Golovkin in action against Curtis Stevens during their WBA Middleweight Title fight at The Theater at Madison Square Garden on November 2, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

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NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 02: Gennady Golovkin looks on before his fight against Curtis Stevens for the WBA Middleweight Title at The Theater at Madison Square Garden on November 2, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

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NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 02: Gennady Golovkin in action against Curtis Stevens during their WBA Middleweight Title fight at The Theater at Madison Square Garden on November 2, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

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NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 02: Curtis Stevens enters the ring against Gennady Golovkin during their WBA Middleweight Title fight at The Theater at Madison Square Garden on November 2, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 02: Gennady Golovkin
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NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 02: Gennady Golovkin looks on before his fight against Curtis Stevens for the WBA Middleweight Title at The Theater at Madison Square Garden on November 2, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

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NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 02: Gennady Golovkin celebrates his eigth round TKO against Curtis Stevens after their WBA Middleweight Title fight at The Theater at Madison Square Garden on November 2, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

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NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 02: Gennady Golovkin celebrates his eigth round TKO against Curtis Stevens after their WBA Middleweight Title fight at The Theater at Madison Square Garden on November 2, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 02: Gennady Golovkin
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NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 02: Gennady Golovkin celebrates his eigth round TKO against Curtis Stevens after their WBA Middleweight Title fight at The Theater at Madison Square Garden on November 2, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Gennady Golovkin celebrates his eighth-round TKO against Curtis
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Gennady Golovkin celebrates his eighth-round TKO against Curtis Stevens after their WBA Middleweight Title fight at The Theater at Madison Square Garden. (Nov. 2, 2013)

Gennady Golovkin celebrates his eigth round TKO against
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Gennady Golovkin celebrates his eigth round TKO against Curtis Stevens after their WBA Middleweight Title fight at The Theater at Madison Square Garden on November 2, 2013 in New York City.

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NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 02: Gennady Golovkin celebrates his eigth round TKO against Curtis Stevens after their WBA Middleweight Title fight at The Theater at Madison Square Garden on November 2, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

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NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 02: Gennady Golovkin celebrates his eigth round TKO against Curtis Stevens after their WBA Middleweight Title fight at The Theater at Madison Square Garden on November 2, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Gennady Golovkin celebrates his eighth round TKO against
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Gennady Golovkin celebrates his eighth round TKO against Curtis Stevens after their WBA Middleweight Title fight at The Theater at Madison Square Garde. (Nov. 2, 2013)

NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 02: Gennady Golovkin
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NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 02: Gennady Golovkin knocks down Curtis Stevens in the second round during their WBA Middleweight Title fight at The Theater at Madison Square Garden on November 2, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 02: Gennady Golovkin
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NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 02: Gennady Golovkin celebrates his eigth round TKO against Curtis Stevens after their WBA Middleweight Title fight at The Theater at Madison Square Garden on November 2, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 02: Gennady Golovkin
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NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 02: Gennady Golovkin punches Curtis Stevens during their WBA Middleweight Title fight at The Theater at Madison Square Garden on November 2, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

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NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 02: Gennady Golovkin
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NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 02: Gennady Golovkin knocks down Curtis Stevens in the second round during their WBA Middleweight Title fight at The Theater at Madison Square Garden on November 2, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 02: Gennady Golovkin
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NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 02: Gennady Golovkin punches Curtis Stevens during their WBA Middleweight Title fight at The Theater at Madison Square Garden on November 2, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 02: Gennady Golovkin
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NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 02: Gennady Golovkin punches Curtis Stevens during their WBA Middleweight Title fight at The Theater at Madison Square Garden on November 2, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 02: Gennady Golovkin
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NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 02: Gennady Golovkin punches Curtis Stevens during their WBA Middleweight Title fight at The Theater at Madison Square Garden on November 2, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 02: Gennady Golovkin
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NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 02: Gennady Golovkin punches Curtis Stevens during their WBA Middleweight Title fight at The Theater at Madison Square Garden on November 2, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

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NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 02: Gennady Golovkin
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NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 02: Gennady Golovkin punches Curtis Stevens during their WBA Middleweight Title fight at The Theater at Madison Square Garden on November 2, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 02: Gennady Golovkin
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NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 02: Gennady Golovkin punches Curtis Stevens during their WBA Middleweight Title fight at The Theater at Madison Square Garden on November 2, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 02: Curtis Stevens
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NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 02: Curtis Stevens punches Gennady Golovkin during their WBA Middleweight Title fight at The Theater at Madison Square Garden on November 2, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 02: Curtis Stevens
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NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 02: Curtis Stevens punches Gennady Golovkin during their WBA Middleweight Title fight at The Theater at Madison Square Garden on November 2, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

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