ASTANA – Kazakh boxer Gennady Golovkin, also known as GGG, has joined Manny Pacquiao, Ruslan Provodnikov, Sergey Kovalev, Brandon Rios and others in being named one of today’s most entertaining boxers, according to the site sports.ru.
The 32-year-old World Boxing Association and International Boxing Organisation champion from Karaganda, central Kazakhstan,is known for turning each bout into a thriller. He has 29 wins in 29 fights with 26 by knock out. His knock out percentage is 89.66, the best among all current champions.
Earlier this year, Golovkin was named to the Gatti List, named after the famous professional boxer Arturo Gatti, which lists the five most entertaining boxers on HBO. He has also been named by various organisations over the course of his career the most feared boxer, most avoided fighter and most powerful puncher.
Golovkin had to cancel his fight against Andy Lee earlier in April due to the loss of Golovkin’s father and is now preparing to fight Mexican Julio Cesar Chavez in the U.S. in July.