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Golovkin in 2017
|Real name||Gennady Gennadyevich Golovkin|
|Nickname(s)||GGG ("Triple G")|
|Born||8 April 1982
Karaganda, Kazakh SSR,
(now Karagandy, Kazakhstan)
|Wins by KO||33|
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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