Gennady Golovkin is set to re-ignite his bitter rivalry with Canelo Alvarez with the two men set to clash on Saturday night. It will be an epic trilogy contest to settle their feud following a draw in the first fight and a controversial Alvarez win.
Considered by many to be one of the best boxers in the world as well as perhaps the best overall middleweight, Golovkin has earned many achievements across his illustrious career. In 2019, the 40-year-old won both the IBF and IBO middleweight itles having previously held the WBA, WBC, IBF and IBO titles between 2014 and 2018.
Over the course of his career, he has beaten fighters like Milton Nunez, Daniel Geale, Marco Antonio Rubio, David Lemieux and many others. The Kazakhstani star excelled at amateur level too, winning gold at the 2003 World Championships and silver at the 2004 Summer Olympics.
As world champion, Golovkin defeated a number of opponents including Kell Brook and Daniel Jacobs. Ultimately, Alvarez prevented Golovkin from coming away with the win when they drew in an epic 2017 contest.
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