Gennady Golovkin

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Date of Birth April 8, 1982
Place of Birth Karaganda, Kazakhstan
Age 38 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 December 2019, he is ranked as the world's best active middleweight by BoxRec, and second by The Ring and the Transnational Boxing Rankings Board. He is also ranked as the world's third best active boxer, pound for pound, by BoxRec; sixth by the TBRB; and seventh by The Ring. 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: 42
Wins: 40
Wins by KO: 35
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.

Before Fame

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

Achievement

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

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

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

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  • International Boxing Organization champions
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  • Asian Games gold medalists for Kazakhstan
  • Boxers at the 2004 Summer Olympics
  • Asian Games medalists in boxing
  • International Boxing Federation champions
  • Light-middleweight boxers
  • World Boxing Council champions
  • AIBA World Boxing Championships medalists
  • World Boxing Association champions
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Latest information about Gennady Golovkin updated on October 18, 2020.

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