The undefeated former Olympian and former Wbc, Wba, Ibo champion Gennady Golovkin entered this fight with a professional record of 38-1-1 (34 KOs=89%) and he is ranked as the No.2 middleweight in the world. The only man who stopped him in a draw and defeated GGG in his last bout was current #1 Mw Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez, but both fights ended in a controversial split and majority decision (Saul Canelo Alvarez vs Gennady Golovkin I and Gennady Golovkin vs Saul Canelo Alvarez II); between these two bouts he beat Vanes Martirosyan (Gennady Golovkin vs Vanes Martirosyan).
His opponent, the undefeated Steve Rolls, has a perfect record of 19-0-0 (10 knockouts) and he entered as the No.79 in the same weight class. In his last three fights he has won over Andrik Saralegui, Damian Ezequiel Bonelli and KeAndrae Leatherwood. Golovkin vs Rolls is the main event of the evening. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Where: Madison Square Garden, New York, USA
Division: super middleweight (168 lbs, 76.2 kg)
Golovkin’s previous fight: Gennady Golovkin vs Saul Canelo Alvarez 2
Golovkin’s next fight: Gennady Golovkin vs Sergiy Derevyanchenko
Golovkin vs Rolls full fight video:
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