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Gennady Golovkin vs. Willie Monroe

Gennady Golovkin stopped Willie Monroe Jr. 45 seconds into the sixth round Saturday in Los Angeles, retaining his middleweight titles with his 20th consecutive knockout victory.

INGLEWOOD, CA - MAY 16: Willie Monroe Jr.
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INGLEWOOD, CA - MAY 16: Willie Monroe Jr. (R)and Gennady Golovkin battle in their World Middleweight Championship fight at The Forum on May 16, 2015 in Inglewood, California Golovkin won in a TKO in the sixth round. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

INGLEWOOD, CA - MAY 16: Willie Monroe Jr.
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INGLEWOOD, CA - MAY 16: Willie Monroe Jr. (R)throws a punch at Gennady Golovkin in their World Middleweight Championship fight at The Forum on May 16, 2015 in Inglewood, California Golovkin won in a TKO in the sixth round. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

INGLEWOOD, CA - MAY 16: Gennady Golovkin throws
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INGLEWOOD, CA - MAY 16: Gennady Golovkin throws a punch at Willie Monroe Jr. in their World Middleweight Championship fight at The Forum on May 16, 2015 in Inglewood, California Golovkin won in a TKO in the sixth round. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Boxer Gennady Golovkin from Kazakhstan knocks out Willie
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Boxer Gennady Golovkin from Kazakhstan knocks out Willie Monroe of the US in the sixth round during their Middleweight World Championship bout at the Forum Arena in Los Angeles, California on May 16, 2015. AFP PHOTO / MARK RALSTONMARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images

Boxer Gennady Golovkin from Kazakhstan knocks out Willie
Photo Credit: Getty Images / MARK RALSTON

Boxer Gennady Golovkin from Kazakhstan knocks out Willie Monroe of the US in the sixth round during their Middleweight World Championship bout at the Forum Arena in Los Angeles, California on May 16, 2015. AFP PHOTO / MARK RALSTONMARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images

Gennady Golovkin, left, of Kazakhstan, goes to a
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Gennady Golovkin, left, of Kazakhstan, goes to a corner after knocking down Willie Monroe Jr. during the sixth round of a middleweight boxing bout, Saturday, May 16, 2015, in Inglewood, Calif. Golovkin won when the fight was stopped in the sixth round. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Gennady Golovkin poses after defeating Willie Monroe Jr.
Photo Credit: AP / Mark J. Terrill

Gennady Golovkin poses after defeating Willie Monroe Jr. in a middleweight boxingbout, Saturday, May 16, 2015, in Inglewood, Calif. Golovkin won when the fight was stopped in the sixth round.

Referee Jack Reiss, center, gives Willie Monroe Jr.
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Referee Jack Reiss, center, gives Willie Monroe Jr. a count as Gennady Golovkin, of Kazakhstan, stands in the corner after Monroe was knocked down the sixth round of a middleweight bout, Saturday, May 16, 2015, in Inglewood, Calif. Golovkin won in the round. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Willie Monroe, Jr., right, is knocked down by
Photo Credit: AP / Mark J. Terrill

Willie Monroe, Jr., right, is knocked down by Gennady Golovkin, of Kazakhstan, during the second round of a boxing bout, Saturday, May 16, 2015, in Inglewood, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Willie Monroe, Jr., right, is knocked down by
Photo Credit: AP / Mark J. Terrill

Willie Monroe, Jr., right, is knocked down by Gennady Golovkin, of Kazakhstan, during the second round of a middleweight boxing bout, Saturday, May 16, 2015, in Inglewood, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Gennady Golovkin, of Kazakhstan, celebrates after defeating Willie
Photo Credit: AP / Mark J. Terrill

Gennady Golovkin, of Kazakhstan, celebrates after defeating Willie Monroe, Jr. during a middleweight boxing bout, Saturday, May 16, 2015, in Inglewood, Calif. Golovkin won in the sixth round.

Gennady Golovkin, of Kazakhstan, celebrates after defeating Willie
Photo Credit: AP / Mark J. Terrill

Gennady Golovkin, of Kazakhstan, celebrates after defeating Willie Monroe Jr. during a middleweight boxing bout, Saturday, May 16, 2015, in Inglewood, Calif. Golovkin won in the sixth round. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Boxer Gennady Golovkin from Kazakhstan knocks out Willie
Photo Credit: Getty Images / MARK RALSTON

Boxer Gennady Golovkin from Kazakhstan knocks out Willie Monroe of the US in the sixth round during their Middleweight World Championship bout at the Forum Arena in Los Angeles, California on May 16, 2015. AFP PHOTO / MARK RALSTONMARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images

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