Golovkin vs De Gale

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  • Golovkin vs DeGale
  • 40-1-1 25-3-1
  • Potential : Late 2020
  • USA
  • IBF World Middleweight Championship
  • 12 Round Contest @ Super Middleweight
  • SD KO 2MD 12KO 4UD 12 < form MD 12MD 12UD 12KO 3UD 12 <
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  • 38 age 34
  • 5' 10" / 179cm height 6' 0" / 183cm
  • 70.1" / 178cm reach 74" / 188cm
  • Orthodox (r) stance Southpaw (l)
  • full record
  • 40 wins 25
  • 35 by ko 15
  • 88% Ko% 60%
  • 1 Losses 3
  • 0 Stopped 0
  • 1 draws 1
  • 2006 Debut 2009
  • 212 Pro rds 210
  • current rankings @ Super Middleweight
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Golovkin vs De Gale Info

Gennady Golovkin could face the challenge of James DeGale in Late 2020 in the United States.

The fight would take place over 12 rounds in the Super Middleweight division, which means the weight limit would be 168 pounds (12 stone or 76.2 KG).

The contest would be for the IBF super middleweight championship of the world.

Golovkin vs De Gale stats

Gennady Golovkin would step into the ring with a record of 40 wins, 1 loss and 1 draw, 35 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

James DeGale would make his way to the ring with a record of 25 wins, 3 loses and 1 draw, with 15 of those wins by knock out.

The stats suggest Golovkin would have a large advantage in power over DeGale, boosting at 88% knock out percentage over DeGale's 60%.

Gennady Golovkin is the older man by 4 years, at 38 years old.

DeGale has a height advantage of 2 inches over Golovkin. This also extends to a 4-inch reach advantage.

Gennady Golovkin fights out of the orthodox stance, while James DeGale is a southpaw.

Golovkin is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 13 more fights, and made his debut in 2006, 2 years and 9 months earlier than DeGale, who’s first professional fight was in 2009. He has fought 2 more professional rounds, 212 to DeGale's 210.

Golovkin vs De Gale form

Golovkin has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance once.

In his last fight, he won against Sergiy Derevyanchenko on 5th October 2019 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Middleweight championship fight at Madison Square Garden, New York, United States.

Previous to that, he had won against Steve Rolls on 8th June 2019 by knockout in the 4th round at Madison Square Garden, New York.

Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez on 15th September 2018 by majority decision in their WBA Super World Middleweight, WBC World Middleweight and The Ring Middleweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

Before that, he had beat Vanes Martirosyan on 5th May 2018 by knockout in the 2nd round in their WBA Super World Middleweight and WBC World Middleweight championship fight at StubHub Center, Carson.

He had drawn with Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez on 16th September 2017 by split draw in their WBC World Middleweight, WBA Super World Middleweight, IBF World Middleweight and The Ring Middleweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

DeGale has beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance once.

In his last fight, he lost to Chris Eubank Jr on 23rd February 2019 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at The O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom.

Previous to that, he had defeated Fidel Monterrosa Munoz on 30th September 2018 by knockout in the 3rd round at Citizens Business Bank Arena, California, United States.

Going into that contest, he had won against Caleb Truax on 7th April 2018 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Super Middleweight championship fight at Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Nevada.

Before that, he had lost to Caleb Truax on 9th December 2017 by majority decision in their IBF World Super Middleweight championship fight at Copper Box Arena, London, United Kingdom.

He had drawn with Badou Jack on 14th January 2017 by majority draw in their 12 round contest in their WBC World Super Middleweight and IBF World Super Middleweight championship fight at Barclays Center, New York, United States.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Gennady Golovkin has been fighting more than James DeGale.

Gennady Golovkin last fought 11 months and 22 days ago, while James DeGale's last outing was 1 year 7 months and 4 days ago.

Golovkin's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years and 19 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 6 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 42 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 8.4 rounds on average.

DeGale's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years 1 month and 9 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 11 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 51 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 10.2 rounds on average.

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