Summer 2021
Potentially

The O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom

Potential contest
@ Middleweight
41-1-1
31-2-0

Belts on The Line

IBF World Middleweight

The tape

39
Age
32
5' 10" / 179 cm
Height
5' 11" / 180 cm
70.1" / 178 cm
Reach
72.4" / 184 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Full record

TKO 7UD 12KO 4MD 12KO 2
Form
TKO 5UD 10TKO 2UD 12TKO 3
41
Wins
31
36
By KO
23
88
KO%
74
1
Losses
2
0
Stopped
0
1
Draws
0
2006
Debut
2011
219
Pro rounds
201

Current rankings @ Middleweight

1
The Ring
8
-
WBA
1
-
WBC
3
-
WBO
-
-
IBF
-

Gennady Golovkin vs Chris Eubank Jr preview

When is Golovkin vs Eubank Jr?

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).

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 31 wins, 2 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 74%.

Gennady Golovkin is the older man by 7 years, at 39 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 18 more professional rounds, 219 to Eubank Jr's 201.

Gennady Golovkin goes into the fight ranked number 1 by the RING at middleweight.

Chris Eubank Jr is currently ranked number 1 by the WBA, 3 by the WBC and 8 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 Dignity Health Sports Park, Carson.

Eubank Jr has won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 3 of them, going the distance twice.

In his last fight, he defeated Wanik Awdijan on 16th October 2021 by technical knockout in the 5th round at Newcastle Arena, Tyne and Wear, United Kingdom.

Previous to that, he had defeated Marcus Morrison on 1st May 2021 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Manchester Arena, Manchester.

Going into that contest, 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.

Before 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.

Hehad beat JJ McDonagh on 28th September 2018 by technical knockout in the 3rd round at King Abdullah Sports City, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Chris Eubank Jr has been fighting more than Gennady Golovkin.

Gennady Golovkin last fought 10 months and 1 day ago, while Chris Eubank Jr's last outing was 3 days ago.

Golovkin's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 5 months and 14 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 8 months and 9 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 3 years and 21 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 11 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 32 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 6.4 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Golovkin vs Eubank Jr?

Chris Eubank Jr is currently (+100) to win the clash outright, while you can get (+100) on Gennady Golovkin if you fancy the incredible upset.

Gennady Golovkin vs Chris Eubank Jr news

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