Golovkin vs Eubank Jr Info
Gennady Golovkin could take on Chris Eubank Jr in Summer 2021 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).
The contest would be for the IBF middleweight championship of the world.
Golovkin would be making his 2nd defence of the IBF World Middleweight Championship. He won this belt against Sergiy Derevyanchenko in October 2019. He has held this belt for 1 year 3 months and 15 days.
Golovkin vs Eubank Jr 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.
Chris Eubank Jr would make his way to the ring with a record of 29 wins and 2 loses, with 22 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 76%.
Gennady Golovkin is the older man by 7 years, at 38 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 12 more fights, and made his debut in 2006, 5 years and 6 months earlier than Eubank Jr, who’s first professional fight was in 2011. He has fought 33 more professional rounds, 219 to Eubank Jr's 186.
Gennady Golovkin goes into the fight ranked number 1 by the RING in the 160lb division.
Chris Eubank Jr is currently ranked number 1 by the WBA and 6 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 beat 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 beat 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 won against 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 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.
Eubank Jr has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 3 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight, he defeated 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.
Previous to that, he had defeated James DeGale on 23rd February 2019 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at The O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom.
Going into that contest, he had won against JJ McDonagh on 28th September 2018 by technical knockout in the 3rd round at King Abdullah Sports City, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
Before that, he had lost to George Groves on 17th February 2018 by unanimous decision in their WBA Super World Super Middleweight championship fight at Manchester Arena, Manchester, United Kingdom.
He had defeated Avni Yildirim on 7th October 2017 by knockout in the 3rd round at Hanns-Martin-Schleyer Halle, Stuttgart, Germany.
In terms of recent activity, Chris Eubank Jr has been fighting more than Gennady Golovkin.
Gennady Golovkin last fought 1 month and 2 days ago, while Chris Eubank Jr's last outing was 1 year 1 month and 13 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.
Eubank Jr's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years and 2 months, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 16 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 32 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 6.4 rounds on average.