Gennady Golovkin: Record, next fight, net worth

For the better part of the last three years, rumors have swirled about the possibility of former WBC middleweight champion Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. (49-2-1, 32 KO) fighting Gennady Golovkin and/or fellow countryman Canelo Alvarez.

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Sunday, 25 December 2016 16:24

Golovkin vs Jacobs odds: A bit over the top?

Gennady Golovkin is a great fighter but how deserving is he?

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Will he be boxing's next star?

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It's official...former Golden Boy Promotions CEO, Richard Schaefer, is back in the hurt business.

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Immediately after Canelo Alvarez captured the WBO Junior Middleweight on September 17, by stopping incumbent title holder Liam Smith with a vicious body shot, Golden Boy Promotions founder Oscar De la Hoya dropped an unexpected bomb on the media in attendance at the post-fight press conference, announcing an eight figure offer made to Gennady Golovkin for a potential fight deal with his Mexican superstar.

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It was reported last Friday, October 14, that former pound for pound king Floyd Mayweather Jr. was back in the gym, sparring publicly for the first time since announcing his retirement in September of 2015.

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Boxing history is replete with scenarios where champions or star fighters moved up in weight seeking bigger challenges and greater spoils.

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What happens during sparring stays in the gym, right?

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While Hall of Fame promoter Bob Arum was in Los Angeles, California, promoting Top Rank's November 5 PPV event, the five decade boxing executive had some words for his former fighter, Oscar De la Hoya, on how he's treated Golden Boy Promotions' controversial position on the seemingly imminent showdown between Canelo Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin.

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It's been reported that representatives for Gennady Golovkin (36-0 33 KO) are currently negotiating a December match-up with Middleweight contender and "Regular" WBA title holder Danny Jacobs (32-1, 29 KO).

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It's official...a match-up between Canelo Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin has become the hottest and most talked about pairing within the boxing community.

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Saturday, 24 September 2016 02:45

 GGG vs Jacobs: Date and fight, tentative

Fresh off his win over welterweight champion Kell Brook earlier this month, middleweight champion Gennady 'GGG' Golovkin (36-0, 33 KOs) could face red hot Daniel Jacobs (32-1, 29 KO) on December 10 on HBO Boxing.

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Shortly after Mexican superstar Canelo Alvarez captured Liam Smith's WBO Super Welterweight title on Saturday night, current promoter and Hall of Fame boxing legend Oscar De la Hoya dropped an unexpected bomb during the customary post-fight press conference.

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Last night, September 17, Canelo Alvarez successfully lifted the WBO Super Welterweight title from former champ Liam Smith by beating him up and finishing him off with a wicked left hook to the liver at the 2:28 mark of the ninth round.

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Although Mexican superstar Saul "Canelo" Alvarez will be challenging current WBO Super Welterweight titlist Liam Smith on Saturday, September 17, most media outlets and avid fight fans are buzzing about the prospect of a Middleweight showdown between the 26 year old phenom and current IBF, WBA, WBC, and IBO Champion Gennady Golovkin.

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This Saturday night at AT&T Stadium, home of the Dallas Cowboys, Canelo Alvarez will once again compete for Super Welterweight gold when he challenges current WBO champion Liam Smith.

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Monday, 12 September 2016 00:43

Big Drama Show rolls on | What is it?

It's starting to become a lexicon of sorts in the English language.

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Saturday, September 10, in front of a capacity crowd at the sold-out O2 Arena in London, England, current Middleweight kingpin Gennady 'GGG' Golovkin (35-0, 32 KOs) successfully defended his WBC, IBF, and IBO titles against reigning IBF Welterweight champ Kell Brook (36-0, 25 KOs) in a thrilling five round dogfight!

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Heading into his fight tonight with welterweight titleholder Kell Brook, umiversally-recognized middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin still has doubters.

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Saturday, 10 September 2016 04:00

GGG vs Brook prediction: Pain

Saturday, September 10, at a sold-out O2 Arena in London, England, current Middleweight kingpin Gennady 'GGG' Golovkin (35-0, 32 KOs) will defend his WBC, IBF, and IBO titles against reigning IBF Welterweight champ Kell Brook (36-0, 25 KOs) in this war of undefeated, pound for pound punchers.

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Excitement is mounting for the much-anticipated clash between IBF welterweight champion Kell Brook and reigning middleweight king Gennady Golovkin at London’s O2 Arena.

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On Thursday, September 8, 50 year fight promoter Bob Arum, Philippines Senator Manny Pacquiao and Hall of Fame trainer Freddie Roach participated in a press conference at the Beverly Hills Hotel to announce their event, "Pacquiao vs. Vargas: Legend vs. Champ", which will take place at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas, Nevada, on November 5th.

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It's often said that a picture is worth a thousand words.

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Friday, 09 September 2016 02:50

Golovkin vs Brook: Tale of the Tape

On Saturday, unified middleweight champion Gennady 'GGG' Golovkin (35-0, 32KOs), currently on a 22 fight KO streak, faces surging, red hot Kell Brook (36-0, 25KOs), the world's top rated welterweight.

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During a recent media day, middleweight Champion Gennady 'GGG' Golovkin let it be known that there is only one fighter he'd be willing to melt down an entire weight division to face in the ring.

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This Saturday night, current IBF Welterweight champion Kell Brook will test his mettle as he takes on possibly the hardest pound for pound puncher in boxing, middleweight champion Gennady 'Triple G' Golovkin.

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With the super fight featuring middleweight champion Gennady 'GGG' Golovkin and welterweight titlist Kell 'Special K' Brook just days away, betting odds are starting to tighten on most race & sports books worldwide!!

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On Saturday, September 10, IBF Welterweight title holder Kell Brook will attempt to defeat one of the best fighters in boxing, and possibly the hardest pound for pound puncher in the entire sport, WBC/WBA/IBF/IBO Middleweight champion Gennady 'GGG' Golovkin, in front of 20,000 of his ardent supporters at the O2 Arena in London, England.

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On Saturday, September 10, WBC, WBA, IBF and IBO Middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin will take on his widely perceived "toughest test to date" in IBF Welterweight titlist Kell Brook, in front of a capacity crowd at the O2 Arena in London, England.

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Monday, 05 September 2016 17:46

Triple G vs Brook: Is Golovkin getting old?

On Saturday, WBA Super, WBC and IBF world middleweight champion Gennady 'Triple G' Golovkin (35-0,32 KO) faces perhaps the biggest challenge in his career in explosive unbeaten welterweight title holder Kell Brook of the United Kingdom.

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Gennady Golovkin 
37-0-1, 33 KO 
(BoxRec fight-by-fight record)
IBF/WBA/WBC
Middleweight Champion


Next fight:

Canelo vs GGG, Sept 2018 (Not confirmed)

 

Alias: GGG (or Triple G)

Born: Apr 8, 1982

Nationality: Kazakhstan

Debut: May 6, 2006

Division: Middleweight

Stance: Orthodox

Height: 5' 10½"/179cm

Reach: 70"/178cm

Residence: Los Angeles, California, USA

Birth place: Karaganda, Kazakhstan

 

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Net worth: $10 million USD (2018)