With more than 40 successes — including 37 by knockout — most would agree that Gennadiy Golovkin is a genuine power in boxing’s middleweight division. A multi-time middleweight champion, GGG’s heritage will live on for eternity.
Golovkin climbs to the super-middleweight division interestingly on September 17 in a set of three battle against Canelo Alvarez. Occurring inside the T-Portable Field in Las Vegas, Golovkin will look to get a success against his old opponent at long last.
The Agbanche News looks into the career of Golovkin and what he has done leading up to the trilogy fight with Canelo.
How old is Gennadiy Golovkin?
Golovkin is 40 years old. He was encouraged to box when he was eight and competed in a match at age 10 in a losing effort. At 11, Golovkin was boxing competitively.
In 2004, Golovkin earned silver in the Olympics. When he turned pro in 2006, Golovkin was 24.
Gennadiy Golovkin bio, record
Following a novice record of 31-6, Golovkin turned master in 2006. By 2008, he was 14-0. Essentially battling in Germany, Golovkin went to Panama in 2010 and beat Milton Nunez for the break WBA middleweight title.
Golovkin turned into an easily recognized name after making his HBO debut in 2012. He made his U.S. debut by protecting the now-normal WBA middleweight title, as well as the IBO belt. Golovkin went on a 18-battle win streak, guarding those titles while winning the IBF and WBC middleweight belts. He beat any semblance of Makoto Fuchigami, Gabriel Rosado, Daniel Geale, Marco Antonio Rubio, David Lemieux, Kell Stream, and Daniel Jacobs, a greater part of those wins by means of technical knockout.
GGG’s run left the boxing scene clamoring for a confrontation with Canelo Alvarez.
Fans calmly paused and got their desire in 2017 when the two at long last gotten down to business. It was the best versus the best, and they conveyed, battling to a disputable split choice draw. A rematch was postponed a couple of months after Alvarez tried positive for the prohibited substance clenbuterol. While Canelo was inaccessible, Golovkin protected the WBA, WBC, and IBO titles against Vanes Martirosyan, beating him by means of knockout.
In the rematch in 2018, Canelo won through greater part choice in one more hard-hitting, dubious battle. Therefore, Golovkin lost his titles.
Golovkin then marked a six-battle manage DAZN. He beat Steve Rolls by means of knockout in June 2019 on the principal battle of the arrangement. In October of that year, Golovkin contended in a volatile fight against Sergiy Derevyanchenko, beating him to win the empty IBF and IBO middleweight titles.
Golovkin got back to activity in 2020, beating Kamil Szeremeta to hold the titles. The Coronavirus pandemic and wounds stopped Golovkin’s re-visitation of activity. After various postponements, he entered the ring this previous April, beating Ryota Murata through technical knockout to win the WBA (Super) middleweight title.
Presently, Golovkin will at last get his hands on Canelo. He will hope to set things straight while winning super-middleweight gold without precedent for his vocation.
When is Canelo Alvarez vs. Gennadiy Golovkin 3?
- Date: Saturday, September 17
- Main card: 8 p.m. ET | 1 a.m. BST | 10 a.m. AEST (Sunday)
- Main Event: 12 a.m. ET | 5 a.m. BST | 2 p.m. AEST (approximate)
Canelo will face off against Golovkin for the third time on September 17. The main card will air at 8 p.m. ET | 1 a.m. BST | 10 a.m. AEST (Sunday). Canelo and GGG should make their way to the ring around 12 a.m. ET | 5 a.m. BST | 2 p.m. AEST, depending on how long the undercard fights last.
How to watch Canelo vs. GGG 3
The Canelo vs. GGG main card will air on DAZN, which will show the fight via a special pay-per-view format.
Canelo Alvarez vs. Gennadiy Golovkin 3 PPV price: How much does the card cost?
- DAZN monthly subscription: $19.99 in the U.S., $20 in Canada, £7.99 in the U.K.
- DAZN annual subscription: $99.99 in the U.S., $150 in Canada
Since it is a compensation for each view occasion, the battle will cost $64.99 in the US for current supporters and $84.99 for new endorsers.
In Canada, the expense of the DAZN PPV will be $64.99 for current endorsers and $89.98 for new supporters.
Clients in the U.K. can pursue DAZN for £7.99 each month. The battle will cost £9.99 for current endorsers and £17.98 for new supporters.
In Australia, the expense of the DAZN PPV will cost $44.99 AUD for current endorsers and $48.98 AUD for new supporters.
Canelo Alvarez vs. Gennadiy Golovkin 3 fight card
- Canelo Alvarez (c) vs. Gennadiy Golovkin for the WBA, WBC, IBF, WBO, and The Ring super-middleweight titles
- Jesse Rodriguez (c) vs. Israel Gonzalez for the WBC super-flyweight title
- Diego Pacheco vs. Enrique Collazo for the WBC USNBC Silver super-middleweight title
- Ali Akhmedov vs Gabe Rosado for the IBF North American super-middleweight title
- Austin Williams vs. Kieron Conway for the WBA International middleweight title
- Marc Castro vs. Kevin Mendoza; Lightweights
- Aaron Aponte vs. Fernando Molina; Super-Lightweights
- Anthony Herrera vs. Delvin McKinley; Super-Flyweights