Gennady Golovkin

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Gennady Golovkin
Геннадий Головкин
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Golovkin in 2017
Real nameGennady Gennadyevich Golovkin
Nickname(s)GGG ("Triple G")
Rated atMiddleweight
Height1.79 m
Reach178 cm
Born (1982-04-08) 8 April 1982 (age 39)
Karaganda, Kazakh SSR,
Soviet Union
(now Karagandy, Kazakhstan)
Boxing record
Total fights38
Wins by KO33

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.