Golovkin vs De Gale Info
Gennady Golovkin could face the challenge of James DeGale in Summer 2021 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 41 wins, 1 loss and 1 draw, 36 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 14 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 9 more professional rounds, 219 to DeGale's 210.
Golovkin vs De Gale form
Golovkin has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 3 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight, he won against Kamil Szeremeta on 18th December 2020 by technical knockout in the 7th round in their IBF World Middleweight championship fight at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Florida, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Sergiy Derevyanchenko on 5th October 2019 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Middleweight championship fight at Madison Square Garden, New York.
Going into that contest, he had beat Steve Rolls on 8th June 2019 by knockout in the 4th round at Madison Square Garden, New York.
Before that, 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.
He had defeated 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.
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 won against 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 defeated 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.
In terms of recent activity, James DeGale has been fighting more than Gennady Golovkin.
Gennady Golovkin last fought 29 days ago, while James DeGale's last outing was 1 year 10 months and 24 days ago.
Golovkin's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years 7 months and 13 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 27 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 37 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 7.4 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.