Gennady Golovkin News & Next Fight
Tomorrow night two middleweight knockout artists collide.
HBO's hit late-night boxing franchise presents a twin bill of hard-hitting action highlighted by a red-hot middleweight title showdown when HBO BOXING AFTER DARK: GENNADY GOLOVKIN VS. CURTIS STEVENS AND MIKE PEREZ VS. MAGOMED ABDUSALAMOV returns to The Theater at Madison Square Garden for an epic showdown airing SATURDAY, NOV. 2 at 10:00 p.m. (live ET/tape-delayed PT) exclusively on HBO.
This Saturday, November 2nd, the skills and power of WBA Middleweight Champion Gennady "GGG" Golovkin (27-0, 24 KO's) will once again be on display.
He's back! Former welterweight world champion Joshua Clottey 36-4 with 22 KO's has signed an exclusive promotional contract with Star Boxing of Long Island.
Updated: December 26, 2016
Record: 36-0, 33 KO
Next fight: Daniel Jacobs, Mar 18, 2017
Last fight: TKO 5 Kell Brook, Sep 10, 2016
Gennady Gennadyevich Golovkin (Kazakh: Геннадий Геннадьевич Головкин; born 8 April 1982) is a Kazakhstani professional boxer who currently holds the unified WBA (Super), WBC, IBF, and IBO middleweight titles. As of July 2016, he is ranked as the world's number one middleweight by The Ring magazine and BoxRec.
In his amateur career, Golovkin won a gold medal in the middleweight division at the 2003 World Championships. He went on to represent Kazakhstan at the 2004 Summer Olympics, winning a middleweight silver medal.
A skillful pressure fighter, Golovkin might be an all-time great.
He boasts awesome power in both fists, is incredibly precise and has excellent balance and timing.
With an unbroken streak of stoppages dating back to 2008, he holds the highest knockout percentage – 91.8% – in middleweight championship history. He is also said to have one of the best chins in modern boxing, having never been knocked down or knocked out in a total of 386 fights, neither as a professional nor amateur.
On June 29, top-flight middleweight Gennady Golovkin added another impressive knockout to his growing collection.
WBA/IBO Middleweight Champion Gennady Golovkin scored an impressive knockout over Matthew "Mack the Knife" Macklin at 1:22 of round three.
On HBO Boxing tonight, fast-rising WBA and IBO middleweight title holder Gennady Golovkin 26-0 with 23 KO's will defend both titles against his toughest opponent to date, top-flight contender Matthew Macklin 29-4 with 20 KO's.
New York, NY (2/25/13) – On March 30th at the beautiful Monte Carlo Casino in Monaco, South Africa's premier promoter Rodney Berman (Golden Gloves Pty), in association with the Principality of Monaco, will stage the opening round of the much-anticipated "Monte-Carlo Million Dollar Super Four" tournament.
UPDATE: Golovkin wins via TKO in 7. More to come.