Gennady Golovkin

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Date of Birth April 8, 1982
Place of Birth Karaganda, Kazakhstan
Age 39 years old
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Gennady Golovkin

Gennady Gennadyevich Golovkin, often known by his nickname "GGG" or "Triple G", is a Kazakhstani professional boxer. He is a two time middleweight world champion, having held the IBF and IBO titles since 2019. He previously held the unified WBA, WBC, IBF and IBO titles between 2014 and 2018 and was ranked as the world's best boxer, pound for pound, from September 2017 to September 2018 by The Ring magazine. As of January 2021, he is ranked as the world's seventh best active boxer, pound for pound, by the TBRB, eighth by BoxRec, and tenth by Boxing Writers Association of America, The Ring and ESPN. He is also ranked as the world's best active middleweight by BoxRec, The Ring, Transnational Boxing Rankings Board and second by ESPN. Golovkin won the WBA interim middleweight title in 2010 by defeating Milton Núñez. The WBA elevated him to Regular champion status in the same year. He won the IBO title the following year.

Real name: Gennady Gennadyevich Golovkin
Nickname(s): GGG ("Triple G")
Nationality: Kazakhstani
Born: April 8, 1982, Karaganda, Kazakh SSR, Soviet Union
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Total fights: 43
Wins: 41
Wins by KO: 36
Losses: 1
Draws: 1
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About Gennady Golovkin

Kazakh boxer also known as Triple G who won the World Amateur Boxing Championships in 2003 before taking home silver at the 2004 Olympic Games. As a professional, he became the WBA Middleweight Super Champion in June 2014.

Gennady Golovkin Before Fame

He earned a scholarship with the Olympic Solidarity program in 2002. His first professional fight came in 2006.

Achievement of Gennady Golovkin

He is fluent in Kazakh, Russian, English, and German. He was named Fighter of the Year by The Ring magazine in 2013.

Gennady Golovkin Family Life

He has two older brothers, Sergey and Vadim, and a twin brother named Maxim. He had a son named Vadim with wife Alina.

Associations of Gennady Golovkin

He and Hungary's Zsolt Erdei were both World Amateur Boxing Middleweight Champions early in their careers.

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  • Boxers at the 2002 Asian Games
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  • World middleweight boxing champions
  • International Boxing Organization champions
  • Russian male boxers
  • Asian Games gold medalists for Kazakhstan
  • Boxers at the 2004 Summer Olympics
  • Asian Games medalists in boxing
  • International Boxing Federation champions
  • World Boxing Council champions
  • World Boxing Association champions
  • Light-middleweight boxers
  • AIBA World Boxing Championships medalists
  • World boxing champions
Latest information about Gennady Golovkin updated on April 15, 2021.

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