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Gennady Golovkin
Геннадий Головкин
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Golovkin in 2017
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Real name Gennady Gennadyevich Golovkin
Nickname(s) GGG ("Triple G")
Rated at Middleweight
Height 1.79 m
Reach 178 cm
Nationality Kazakhstani
Born 8 April 1982 (1982-04-08) (age 39)
Karaganda, Kazakh SSR,
Soviet Union
(now Karagandy, Kazakhstan)
Stance Orthodox
Boxing record
Total fights 38
Wins 37
Wins by KO 33
Losses 0
Draws 1

Gennady Gennadyevich Golovkin (Cyrillic: Геннадий Геннадьевич Головкин; born 8 April 1982), often known by his nickname "GGG" or "Triple G", is a Kazakhstani boxer who currently holds the unified WBA (Super), WBC, IBF and the IBO middleweight titles. In his amateur career, Golovkin won a gold medal in the middleweight division at the 2003 World Amateur Boxing Championships. He went on to represent Kazakhstan at the 2004 Summer Olympics, winning a middleweight silver medal. He is ranked as the number one middleweight boxer and number three on pound for pound.

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