Gennady Golovkin Record & Stats

What is Gennady Golovkin's Record?

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Karaganda, Kazakh SSR, Soviet Union
“GGG”
Born
Apr 8, 1982
Age
41
Debut
May 6, 2006
Record
42-2-1
Title Fights
25
KOs
37 (82.2%)
Height
179 cm
Reach
178 cm
Ape Index
-1 cm
Stance
Orthodox
Last Fight
WBAWBCIBF
MD
e1
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d19
MD
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d6
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      Gennadiy Golovkin (GGG) is a 41-year old Kazakhstani professional boxer. He was born in Karaganda, Kazakh SSR, Soviet Union on April 8, 1982. Golovkin made his professional boxing debut at the age of 24, on May 6, 2006. He is a middleweight world champion.

      Gennady Golovkin Record

      16 years and four months into his professional boxing career, Gennady Golovkin has fought 45 times with 42 wins, 2 losses, and 1 draw. As of October 2023, Golovkin's boxing record stands at 42-2-1 (37 KO wins).

      Following is a tabular list of Golovkin's fights. For a list with more details — like opponent record, opponent stats, including videos, and his next fight — refer to "All of Gennady Golovkin's fights".

      Total Fights45
      Wins42
      Losses2
      Draws1
      No-Contests0
      KO Wins37
      Total Title Wins3
      Title Defenses21
      Title-Fight KO Wins20
      Losses via KO0
      #DateAgeOpponentResVia
      45Sep 17, 202240Canelo ÁlvarezLoss *UD
      44Apr 9, 202240Ryōta MurataWin *TKO9
      43Dec 18, 202038Kamil SzeremetaWin *RTD7
      42Oct 5, 201937Sergiy DerevyanchenkoWin *UD
      41Jun 8, 201937Steve RollsWinKO4
      40Sep 15, 201836Canelo ÁlvarezLoss *MD
      39May 5, 201836Vanes MartirosyanWin *KO2
      38Sep 16, 201735Canelo ÁlvarezDraw *SD
      37Mar 18, 201734Daniel JacobsWin *UD
      36Sep 10, 201634Kell BrookWin *TKO5
      35Apr 23, 201634Dominic WadeWin *KO2
      34Oct 17, 201533David LemieuxWin *TKO8
      33May 16, 201533Willie Monroe Jr.Win *TKO6
      32Feb 21, 201532Martin MurrayWin *TKO11
      31Oct 18, 201432Marco Antonio RubioWin *KO2
      30Jul 26, 201432Daniel GealeWin *TKO3
      29Feb 1, 201431Osumanu AdamaWin *TKO7
      28Nov 2, 201331Curtis StevensWin *RTD8
      27Jun 29, 201331Matthew MacklinWin *KO3
      26Mar 30, 201330Nobuhiro IshidaWin *KO3
      25Jan 19, 201330Gabriel RosadoWin *TKO7
      24Sep 1, 201230Grzegorz ProksaWin *TKO5
      23May 12, 201230Makoto FuchigamiWin *TKO3
      22Dec 9, 201129Lajuan SimonWin *KO1
      21Jun 17, 201129Kassim OumaWin *TKO10
      20Dec 16, 201028Nilson Julio TapiaWin *KO3
      19Aug 14, 201028Milton NúñezWinKO1
      18Nov 21, 200927Mikhail MakarovWinKO2
      17Jul 11, 200927John Anderson CarvalhoWinKO2
      16Apr 25, 200927Anthony GreenidgeWinKO5
      15Jan 17, 200926Javier Alberto MamaniWinTKO1
      14Nov 22, 200826Malik DziarraWinRTD2
      13Jun 21, 200826Amar AmariWinUD
      12May 10, 200826Ibrahim SidWinTKO8
      11Apr 5, 200825Ian GardnerWinUD
      10Feb 29, 200825Tshepo MashegoWinKO1
      9Sep 7, 200725Mehdi BouadlaWinUD
      8May 25, 200725Sergey KhomitskyWinTKO5
      7Feb 27, 200724Simon MokoenaWinRTD6
      6Dec 2, 200624Sylvain GomisWinKO4
      5Oct 21, 200624Jorge Ariel GarciaWinKO2
      4Sep 19, 200624Martins KukulisWinRTD2
      3Aug 22, 200624Daniel UrbanskiWinTKO4
      2Jul 29, 200624Sergei NavarkaWinTKO3
      1May 6, 200624Gabor BaloghWinKO1

      * World-title fight

      World Titles

      Golovkin is a middleweight world champion. He has held four world titles at the middleweight weight division, one of which was a vacant title win and two of which were championship elevations, the other was a lineal championship win.

      Weight DivisionWorld Titles Held
      MiddleweightWBA, WBC, IBF 2x

      Statistics

      Gennady Golovkin is 179 cm tall (5' 10.47") with a reach of 178 cm (5' 10.08"). He fights out of the orthodox stance and presents an ape-index of -1 cm (-0.39").

      Golovkin has a 82.2% KO rate. Of his total 37 KO wins, 22 were in the early rounds, 12 in the mid rounds, and three in the later rounds. He has five first-round KO wins.

      Career Summary

      Gennady Golovkin made his professional boxing debut against Gabor Balogh at the age of 24 on May 6, 2006, defeating Balogh via 1st round KO. He went on to win 36 more consecutive fights after the debut, which included 32 wins via stoppage.

      Golovkin got elevated as the middleweight world WBA (Regular) champion at the age of 28 after 19 professional fights, and had his first title defense fight against Nilson Julio Tapia on December 16, 2010, and won via 3rd round KO.

      He is a two-time unified middleweight world champion, and has won three world titles at middleweight. He was elevated as world champion twice. For all the details about Golovkin's world title wins and defenses refer to "Gennady Golovkin World Titles".

      Some of Golovkin's best fights and notable victories include wins over Kell Brook, Daniel Geale, Daniel Jacobs, Grzegorz Proksa, Marco Antonio Rubio, David Lemieux, and Makoto Fuchigami.

      Golovkin has had a total of two losses in his professional boxing career so far.

      His most recent fight was for the super-middleweight undisputed championship title against Mexican boxer Canelo Álvarez on September 17, 2022. Golovkin lost the fight via 12 round unanimous decision. It's been 1 year and 16 days since this fight.

      Career Highlights

      Golovkin has fought a total of 45 times till today, which includes 25 world-title fights at two weight divisions — super-middleweight and middleweight. He is among the very best of his generation and is one of the pound-for-pound best boxers of all time. These 10 fights are the highlight of his career.

      • December 16, 2010: Golovkin gets elevated as the WBA (Regular) middleweight champion and has his first world-title fight, and successfully defends the title against Nilson Julio Tapia winning the fight via 3rd round KO.

      • May 12, 2012: Golovkin successfully defends the WBA (Regular) middleweight title against Makoto Fuchigami, winning the fight via 3rd round TKO.

      • September 1, 2012: Golovkin successfully defends the WBA (Regular) middleweight title against Grzegorz Proksa, winning the fight via 5th round TKO.

      • July 26, 2014: Golovkin successfully defends the WBA (Super) middleweight title against Daniel Geale, winning the fight via 3rd round TKO.

      • October 18, 2014: Golovkin wins the middleweight title from Marco Antonio Rubio, by beating Rubio via 2nd round KO.

      • October 17, 2015: Golovkin becomes a unified middleweight world champion by beating David Lemieux via 8th round TKO. He now holds the WBA (Super) and IBF middleweight world-champion belts.

      • September 10, 2016: Golovkin successfully defends the WBC and IBF middleweight titles against Kell Brook, winning the fight via 5th round TKO.

      • March 18, 2017: Golovkin successfully defends the WBA (Super), WBC, and IBF middleweight titles against Daniel Jacobs, winning the fight via 12 round unanimous decision.

      • September 16, 2017: Gennady Golovkin has a draw against Canelo Álvarez via 12 round split decision. He was defending his WBA (Super), WBC, and IBF middleweight titles, and fighting for The Ring middleweight title.

      • April 9, 2022: Golovkin becomes a unified middleweight world champion by beating Ryōta Murata via 9th round TKO. He now holds the IBF and WBA (Super) middleweight world-champion belts.

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      Fight Recommendations

      If you are interested in Golovkin's boxing career, you should definitely check out the following fights.

      1. Gennady Golovkin defeats Kell Brook via 5th round TKO
      2. Gennady Golovkin defeats Daniel Geale via 3rd round TKO
      3. Gennady Golovkin draws with Canelo Álvarez
      4. Gennady Golovkin defeats Daniel Jacobs via 12-round unanimous decision
      5. Gennady Golovkin defeats Grzegorz Proksa via 5th round TKO
      6. Gennady Golovkin defeats Marco Antonio Rubio via 2nd round KO
      7. Gennady Golovkin defeats David Lemieux via 8th round TKO
      8. Gennady Golovkin defeats Makoto Fuchigami via 3rd round TKO
      9. Gennady Golovkin loses to Canelo Álvarez via 12-round majority decision in their 2nd fight
      10. Gennady Golovkin loses to Canelo Álvarez via 12-round unanimous decision in their 3rd fight
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