Who is Triple G going to fight?
Gennady Golovkin is looking to remain active in 2021. He has targeted a massive unification bout. Following a successful title defense over Kamil Szeremeta in 2020, it's time for him to hunt down the bigger names. Hence, 'GGG' might lock horns with WBA titleholder Ryota Murata on December 31. via
Is Golovkin still fighting?
Golovkin has not fought since October 2019 when he won a very competitive unanimous decision over Sergiy Derevyanchenko to win the vacant IBF and IBO middleweight titles. Those titles moved Golovkin back to world champion status after he lost the WBA, WBC and IBO titles in his September rematch with Canelo Alvarez. via
Why is his name Triple G?
GGG or Triple G stands for Gennady Golovkin's full name, Gennady Gennadyevich Golovkin. Golovkin, 35, was born in Karaganda, Kazakhstan and made his professional boxing debut in Germany in 2006. Golovkin will take on Saul "Canelo" Alverez on Saturday, Sept. 16 in Las Vegas. via
Is Triple G retired?
Golovkin might not take the road to retirement right away. The Kazakh legend recently returned to action in December 2020 and defended his IBF belt against Kamil Szeremeta. That said, he might have the biggest challenges of his career awaiting. via
Will Triple G fight Canelo again?
With Canelo jamming down the throats of fans' fights against the opposition, the boxing public has no interest in seeing him fight since 2019; they're going to want to see him take risks with his career in 2022. That's why it's Golovkin will have a good chance of getting a fight with Canelo in 2022. via
Has Canelo lost a fight?
Throughout his decorated 16-year-long boxing career, Canelo Alvarez has lost just one fight - against none other than Floyd Mayweather. The two kingpins of the boxing world met inside the ring in September 2013 at the MGM Grand Arena. Both fighters were undefeated at the time. via
Why did Mayweather not fight GGG?
Golovkin wanted to be challenge Mayweather for his pound for pound crown. He was confident that he could add the American to his impressive list of knockouts. At the time, the middleweight king had claimed 20 straight knockouts. So no wonder Mayweather didn't take up that option. via
Who won Triple G vs Canelo 1?
On fight night, in front of a sold out crowd of 22,358, Álvarez and Golovkin fought to a split draw (113–115, 114–114, 118–110). ESPN's Dan Rafael and HBO's Harold Lederman scored the fight 116–112 in favour of Golovkin. Judge Adalaide Byrd's scorecard of 118–110 in favor of Álvarez was widely ridiculed. via
Does Triple G speak English?
Triple G can speak fluent Kazakh, Russian and German and his English is improving all the time. He was born back on April 8th, 1982 in Karaganda, Kazakh SSR, Soviet Union. The town is now known as Karagandy in the nation of Kazakhstan. Triple G now does his training in Big Bear, California. via
What age did Triple G go pro?
Amateur career. Golovkin began boxing competitively in 1993, age 11, winning the local Karaganda Regional tournament in the cadet division. via
Who defeated Canelo Alvarez?
The lone loss of his career came at super welterweight against pound-for-pound champ Floyd Mayweather on September 14, 2013. Two judges in that fight scored it in Mayweather's favor (116-112 and 117-111) and one judge scored it a 114-114 draw. via
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How much does GGG make per fight?
In 2018, GGG signed a three-year, six-fight, $100-million deal with DAZN. This essentially comes out to $16 million per fight or $33 million per year. via