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Gennady Golovkin vs Chris Eubank Jr preview
When is Golovkin vs Eubank Jr?
Gennady Golovkin could take on Chris Eubank Jr in Autumn/Fall 2023 at The O2 Arena in London.
The fight would be contested over 12 rounds in the Middleweight division, which means the weight limit would be 160 pounds (11.4 stone or 72.6 KG).
Golovkin vs Eubank Jr stats
Gennady Golovkin would step into the ring with a record of 42 wins, 2 loses and 1 draw, 37 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Chris Eubank Jr would make his way to the ring with a record of 32 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 23 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Golovkin would have advantage in power over Eubank Jr, with a 88% knock out percentage over Eubank Jr's 72%.
Gennady Golovkin is the older man by 7 years, at 40 years old.
Eubank Jr has a height advantage of 1 inch over Golovkin. This also extends to a 2-inch reach advantage.
Both Gennady Golovkin & Chris Eubank Jr fight out of an orthodox stance.
Golovkin is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 10 more fights, and made his debut in 2006, 5 years and 6 months earlier than Eubank Jr, whose first professional fight was in 2011. He has fought 23 more professional rounds, 240 to Eubank Jr's 217.
Gennady Golovkin goes into the fight ranked number 1 by the WBC, 1 by the WBO and 1 by the RING at middleweight.
Chris Eubank Jr is currently ranked number 8 by the WBC and 9 by the RING in the 160lb division.
Golovkin vs Eubank Jr form
Golovkin has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 3 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight, he lost to Canelo Alvarez on 17th September 2022 by unanimous decision in their The Ring Super Middleweight, WBC World Super Middleweight, WBA Super World Super Middleweight and IBF World Super Middleweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had beat Ryota Murata on 9th April 2022 by technical knockout in the 9th round in their WBA Super World Middleweight and IBF World Middleweight championship fight at Super Arena, Saitama, Japan.
Going into that contest, he had 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.
Before that, he had beat Sergiy Derevyanchenko on 5th October 2019 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Middleweight championship fight at Madison Square Garden, New York.
He had defeated Steve Rolls on 8th June 2019 by knockout in the 4th round at Madison Square Garden, New York.
Eubank Jr has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight, he lost to Liam Smith on 21st January 2023 by technical knockout in the 4th round at Manchester Arena, Manchester, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had won against Liam Williams on 5th February 2022 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Motorpoint Arena, Wales.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Wanik Awdijan on 16th October 2021 by technical knockout in the 5th round at Newcastle Arena, Tyne and Wear.
Before that, he had beat Marcus Morrison on 1st May 2021 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Manchester Arena, Manchester.
He had won against Matt Korobov on 7th December 2019 by technical knockout in the 2nd round in their WBA Interim World Middleweight and WBA World Middleweight championship fight at Barclays Center, New York, United States.
In terms of recent activity, Chris Eubank Jr has been fighting more than Gennady Golovkin.
Gennady Golovkin last fought 6 months and 10 days ago, while Chris Eubank Jr's last outing was 2 months and 6 days ago.
Golovkin's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 9 months and 19 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 9 months and 4 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 44 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 8.8 rounds on average.
Eubank Jr's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 3 months and 20 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 29 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 33 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 6.6 rounds on average.
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