Gennady Gennadievich Golovkin
Date of birth
April 8, 1982
On May 5, 2016, in Düsseldorf, Germany, he defeated Gabor Balogh by knockout.
Won the world title
On August 14, 2018 at the Roberto Durán Arena, in Panama, he defeated Milton Núñez by effective knockout to win the interim WBA middleweight title. On February 9, 2011, in Düsseldorf, Germany, he knocked out Lajuan Simone in a unification fight and won the IBO middle belt. On October 18, 2014, he defeated Mexican Marco Antonio Rubio and seized the vacant WBC interim middleweight title. The IBF middleweight title was obtained by defeating Willie Monroe Jr., on May 16, 2015 in Inglewood, California, by technical knockout. He regained the IBO and IBF middleweight titles on October 5, 2019, by defeating Russia's Sergiy Derevyanchenko by a close decision at Madison Square Garden in New York.
lost his title
KOn September 15, 2018, in Las Vegas, when he fell by majority decision with the Mexican Saúl Álvarez.
He has the highest percentage of knockouts in the history of the middleweight division, with 85%; In addition, he is considered one of the most dominant boxers to break into middleweight since the time of Marvin Hagler and Carlos Monzón.