What's next for Gennady Golovkin after Daniel Jacobs win

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Golovkin won a unanimous decision, with two judges scoring it 115-112 and the third 114-113.

The AP had it 114-113 for Golovkin.

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In Golovkin's last 2 fights, Kell Brook landed 33 percent of his total punches and Jacobs landed 32 percent of his total punches.

Somehow, Jacobs wasn't just standing when the sixth rolled around.

When the bell rings, and both fighters engage, Forbes sees the action as back and forth, with good exchanges and the best of both warriors.

This was the 15 straight win for Wangek (42-4-1) since he ventured to Mexico City and was stopped in the eighth round by Carlos Cuadras, a bout also marred by a head butt. In Golovkin's corner Abel Sanchez remained calm until the final bell, his assuring words a simple compliment to Golovkin's impassive flat face; the pair seemed immune to the reality of the hard fight, perhaps confident that the triple G brand was safe even on a bad night.

UNBEATEN Gennady Golovkin overcame the toughest challenge of his career to retain his middleweight belts. He was taller, with a longer reach, and the television announcers guessed that he outweighed Golovkin at fight time by ten pounds. Jacobs is probably the best fight Golovkin could get right now at 160 pounds, and he's a serious puncher, so he has an outside chance if he can hurt Golovkin early.

Golovkin was showering Jacobs with praise after escaping with his ideal record and middleweight titles intact.

Jacobs suffered his first defeat since losing to Dmitry Pirog by a fifth-round knockout in 2010. Going into the 11th round, many were speculating that Golovkin needed a finish to win the fight. Daniel Jacobs is a proud member of the latter category.

In the co-feature, Wisaksil Wangek (aka Srisaket Sor Rungvisai) dethroned WBC super flyweight champion Roman "Chocolatito" Gonzalez via majority decision in a bloody war that was hugely entertaining and will likely be debated for years. It was an over reliance on his power against an opponent who proved he could handle the heat in the kitchen. The unbeaten Golovkin, nicknamed Triple G, has knocked out 33 of 36 opponents including the last 23, but Jacobs has survived a far more unsafe threat - bone cancer. His three previous decision victories were eight-round fights, with the last one coming in June 2008. It doesn't preclude the fighter from winning the bout, but it makes him a different kind of boxer. The stage is set for Saturday night at Madison Square Garden, and anticipation is high.

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