Gennadiy Golovkin (GGG) is a 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 against Gabor Balogh on May 6, 2006. He is a middleweight world champion. Golovkin is 40 years old, he will turn 41 in 6 months and 1 day.
16 years and 4 months into his professional boxing career, Gennady Golovkin has fought 45 times with 42 wins, 2 losses, and 1 draw. As of October 2022, Golovkin's boxing record stands at 42-2-1 (37 KOs). In total, he has fought 242 rounds of professional boxing in 45 bouts.
|Total Title Wins||3|
|Title-Fight KO Wins||20|
|Losses via KO||0|
|45||Sep 17, 2022||40||Canelo Álvarez||Loss||UD|
|44||Apr 9, 2022||40||Ryōta Murata||Win||TKO9|
|43||Dec 18, 2020||38||Kamil Szeremeta||Win||RTD7|
|42||Oct 5, 2019||37||Sergiy Derevyanchenko||Win||UD|
|41||Jun 8, 2019||37||Steve Rolls||Win||KO4|
|40||Sep 15, 2018||36||Canelo Álvarez||Loss||MD|
|39||May 5, 2018||36||Vanes Martirosyan||Win||KO2|
|38||Sep 16, 2017||35||Canelo Álvarez||Draw||SD|
|37||Mar 18, 2017||34||Daniel Jacobs||Win||UD|
|36||Sep 10, 2016||34||Kell Brook||Win||TKO5|
|35||Apr 23, 2016||34||Dominic Wade||Win||KO2|
|34||Oct 17, 2015||33||David Lemieux||Win||TKO8|
|33||May 16, 2015||33||Willie Monroe Jr.||Win||TKO6|
|32||Feb 21, 2015||32||Martin Murray||Win||TKO11|
|31||Oct 18, 2014||32||Marco Antonio Rubio||Win||KO2|
|30||Jul 26, 2014||32||Daniel Geale||Win||TKO3|
|29||Feb 1, 2014||31||Osumanu Adama||Win||TKO7|
|28||Nov 2, 2013||31||Curtis Stevens||Win||RTD8|
|27||Jun 29, 2013||31||Matthew Macklin||Win||KO3|
|26||Mar 30, 2013||30||Nobuhiro Ishida||Win||KO3|
|25||Jan 19, 2013||30||Gabriel Rosado||Win||TKO7|
|24||Sep 1, 2012||30||Grzegorz Proksa||Win||TKO5|
|23||May 12, 2012||30||Makoto Fuchigami||Win||TKO3|
|22||Dec 9, 2011||29||Lajuan Simon||Win||KO1|
|21||Jun 17, 2011||29||Kassim Ouma||Win||TKO10|
|20||Dec 16, 2010||28||Nilson Julio Tapia||Win||KO3|
|19||Aug 14, 2010||28||Milton Núñez||Win||KO1|
|18||Nov 21, 2009||27||Mikhail Makarov||Win||KO2|
|17||Jul 11, 2009||27||John Anderson Carvalho||Win||KO2|
|16||Apr 25, 2009||27||Anthony Greenidge||Win||KO5|
|15||Jan 17, 2009||26||Javier Alberto Mamani||Win||TKO1|
|14||Nov 22, 2008||26||Malik Dziarra||Win||RTD2|
|13||Jun 21, 2008||26||Amar Amari||Win||UD|
|12||May 10, 2008||26||Ibrahim Sid||Win||TKO8|
|11||Apr 5, 2008||25||Ian Gardner||Win||UD|
|10||Feb 29, 2008||25||Tshepo Mashego||Win||KO1|
|9||Sep 7, 2007||25||Mehdi Bouadla||Win||UD|
|8||May 25, 2007||25||Sergey Khomitsky||Win||TKO5|
|7||Feb 27, 2007||24||Simon Mokoena||Win||RTD6|
|6||Dec 2, 2006||24||Sylvain Gomis||Win||KO4|
|5||Oct 21, 2006||24||Jorge Ariel Garcia||Win||KO2|
|4||Sep 19, 2006||24||Martins Kukulis||Win||RTD2|
|3||Aug 22, 2006||24||Daniel Urbanski||Win||TKO4|
|2||Jul 29, 2006||24||Sergei Navarka||Win||TKO3|
|1||May 6, 2006||24||Gabor Balogh||Win||KO1|
Gennady Golovkin started boxing professionally at 24 years of age; he debuted against Gabor Balogh on May 6, 2006, and defeated Balogh via 1st round KO.
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.
Golovkin's notable victories include wins over Kell Brook, Marco Antonio Rubio, Daniel Geale, Daniel Jacobs, David Lemieux, Vanes Martirosyan, and Grzegorz Proksa. For a complete list of Golovkin's best performances refer to Gennady Golovkin's best fights.
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 20 days since this fight.
Gennady Golovkin fought for world titles in six fights and won three of them. In total, he has won three belts at middleweight (WBA, IBF 2x). He was elevated as world champion two times. He is a two-time unified middleweight world champion.
Golovkin has knocked out 37 of his 45 opponents so far. His KO ratio currently stands at 82.2%. Of his total 42 wins, 37 of them have been via KO (88.1%).
Gennady Golovkin has had a total of two losses in 45 fights — both of them in title bouts. He suffered his first loss against Canelo Álvarez via 12 round MD in his 40th fight — his 38 fight win streak came to an end with this loss. He has never been stopped, both his losses came via decision.