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Gennady Golovkin Record

Total Fights45
Title Wins3
Title Defenses21
Title-Fight KOs20
KO Wins37
KO Losses0
Gennady Golovkin Record & Stats
Gennady Golovkin's Record
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      What is Gennady Golovkin's boxing 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.

      Golovkin's boxing record is currently 42-2-1, which includes two world-championship elevations, three world-title wins, and 21 successful title defense fights at the middleweight weight division. He has a 82.2% knockouts-to-fights ratio with 37 of his total 45 fights being knockout wins, 20 of which were in title fights. Golovkin has never lost via knockout.

      His last fight was a 12-round unanimous decision defeat to Canelo Álvarez on September 17, 2022. Golovkin was fighting for the undisputed super-middleweight championship in this fight. He is on a one-fight losing streak.

      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.

      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

      Boxing career

      Gennadiy Golovkin (GGG) is a 42-year old Kazakhstani professional boxer. He was born in Karaganda, Kazakh SSR, Soviet Union on April 8, 1982. He is a former middleweight world champion.

      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.

      He 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.

      Gennady Golovkin 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 the "Championships" section below.

      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, 8 months, and 30 days since this fight.


      Golovkin has had a total of 25 world-title fights till today, which includes winning three world titles and 22 successful title defenses. He won 22 of these fights, lost two, and drew in one.

      Title Wins

      Gennady Golovkin has fought for middleweight world titles in six fights and won three of these fights, two of these victories coming via way of stoppage. Till today, he has won three middleweight belts. He was elevated as world champion twice, by WBA and WBC.

      DateOpponentDivisionTitles WonMethod
      Apr 9, 2022^Ryōta MurataMiddleweightWBA (Super)TKO
      Oct 5, 2019Sergiy DerevyanchenkoMiddleweightIBF*UD
      Oct 17, 2015^David LemieuxMiddleweightIBFTKO
      ^ Became unified world champion
      * Vacant title

      Title Defenses

      Gennady Golovkin has had 23 middleweight world-title defense fights. He won 22 of them and lost only once.

      Following is the table of his successful title defense fights, the next section has the fights where he lost his titles.

      DateOpponentDivisionTitles DefendedMethod
      Apr 9, 2022^Ryōta MurataMiddleweightIBFTKO
      Dec 18, 2020Kamil SzeremetaMiddleweightIBFRTD
      May 5, 2018Vanes MartirosyanMiddleweightWBA (Super), WBCKO
      Sep 16, 2017Canelo ÁlvarezMiddleweightWBA (Super), WBC, IBFSD (draw)
      Mar 18, 2017Daniel JacobsMiddleweightWBA (Super), WBC, IBFUD
      Sep 10, 2016Kell BrookMiddleweightWBC, IBFTKO
      Apr 23, 2016Dominic WadeMiddleweightWBA (Super), IBFKO
      Oct 17, 2015^David LemieuxMiddleweightWBA (Super)TKO
      May 16, 2015Willie Monroe Jr.MiddleweightWBA (Super)TKO
      Feb 21, 2015Martin MurrayMiddleweightWBA (Super)TKO
      Oct 18, 2014Marco Antonio RubioMiddleweightWBA (Super)KO
      Jul 26, 2014Daniel GealeMiddleweightWBA (Super)TKO
      Feb 1, 2014Osumanu AdamaMiddleweightWBATKO
      Nov 2, 2013Curtis StevensMiddleweightWBARTD
      Jun 29, 2013Matthew MacklinMiddleweightWBAKO
      Mar 30, 2013Nobuhiro IshidaMiddleweightWBAKO
      Jan 19, 2013Gabriel RosadoMiddleweightWBATKO
      Sep 1, 2012Grzegorz ProksaMiddleweightWBA (Regular)TKO
      May 12, 2012Makoto FuchigamiMiddleweightWBA (Regular)TKO
      Dec 9, 2011Lajuan SimonMiddleweightWBA (Regular)KO
      Jun 17, 2011Kassim OumaMiddleweightWBA (Regular)TKO
      Dec 16, 2010Nilson Julio TapiaMiddleweightWBA (Regular)KO
      ^ Became unified world champion

      Title Losses

      Gennady Golovkin has lost one world-title defense fight, and lost two titles in the fight.

      DateOpponentDivisionTitles LostMethod
      Sep 15, 2018Canelo ÁlvarezMiddleweightWBA (Super), WBCMD


      Golovkin has fought a total of 45 times till today, which includes 25 world-title fights at two weight divisions. 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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