Live Action from GGG MSG Undercard:
Uzbekistan Super Welterweight Israil “The Dream” Madrimov knocks a game Alejandro Barrera down in the first round. With the WBA Intercontinental Super Welterweight Title on the line, Mexico’s Barrera came to MSG to win eating and exchanging leather in round 2.
Madrimov finally stops Barrera in the 5th round with a barrage of punches and ends up winning every round of the fight as well. Madrimov is a awkward fighter who often fights with his hands down and that Stlye will not suit him well against better opposition.
There has been a lot of mismatches lately on GGG fight nights, with the GGG stable fighters winning by a cake walk. Madrimov improves to 4-0 with all 4 wins by stoppage.
Ivan Baranchyk is Back:
Junior Welterweight Ivan Baranchyk destroys Gabriel Bracero In 4 rounds. Baranchyk landed left hooks at Will and improves his record to an outstanding 20-1 with 12 wins coming by way of stoppage. After the fight, Baranchyk declared, “the beast is back”.
Photo courtesy of Ed Mulholland/ Matchroom Boxing USA