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Mar 18 2017
Saturday

Madison Square Garden, New York, United States

12 round contest @ Middleweight
36-0-0 
UD 12

Score cards

  • 114-113
  • 115-112
  • 115-112
UD 12
32-1-0

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Belts on The Line

IBF World Middleweight Championship
WBC World Middleweight Championship
Vacant WBA Super World Middleweight Championship

The tape

35
Age
30
5' 10" / 179 cm
Height
6' 0" / 183 cm
70.1" / 178 cm
Reach
72.8" / 185 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Tape record

TKOKOTKOTKOTKO
Form
TKOTKOTKOTKOTKO
36
Wins
32
33
By KO
29
92
KO%
91
0
Loses
1
Draws
0
2006
Debut
2007

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Gennady Golovkin vs Daniel Jacobs report


Who won Golovkin vs Jacobs?

Gennady Golovkin beat Daniel Jacobs by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest on Saturday, March 18th, 2017, at Madison Square Garden, New York.

The scorecards were announced as 114-113, 115-112, 115-112 in favor of winner Gennady Golovkin.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Middleweight division, which meant the weight limit was 160 pounds (11.4 stone or 72.6 kg).

This contest was for the unified middleweight championship of the world, with the IBF, WBC, and WBA belts on the line.

Golovkin vs Jacobs stats

Back in March 2017, Gennady Golovkin stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 36 wins, zero losses, and 0  draws, 33 of those wins coming by way of knockout.

Daniel Jacobs made his way to the ring with a record of 32 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 29 of those wins by knockout.

The stats suggested Golovkin had a slight advantage in power over Jacobs, with a 92% knockout percentage compared to Jacobs' 91%.

Gennady Golovkin was the older man by 5 years, at 35 years old.

Jacobs had a height advantage of 2 inches over Golovkin. That also extended to a 3-inch reach advantage.

Both Gennady Golovkin and Daniel Jacobs fought out of an orthodox stance.

Golovkin was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 3 more fights, and made his debut in 2006, 1 year and 7 months earlier than Jacobs, whose first professional fight was in 2007. He had fought 42 more professional rounds, totaling 240 compared to Jacobs' 198.

Golovkin vs Jacobs form

Gennady Golovkin had stopped all of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight before this contest, he had beaten Kell Brook on September 10, 2016, by technical knockout in the 5th round in their WBC World Middleweight and IBF World Middleweight championship fight at The O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom.

Prior to that, he had beaten Dominic Wade on April 23, 2016, by knockout in the 2nd round in their WBA Super World Middleweight, IBF World Middleweight and WBC World Middleweight championship fight at Forum, Inglewood, United States.

Going into that contest, he had won against David Lemieux on October 17, 2015, by technical knockout in the 8th round in their IBF World Middleweight, WBC World Middleweight and WBA Super World Middleweight championship fight at Madison Square Garden, New York.

Before that, he had beaten Willie Monroe Jr on May 16, 2015, by technical knockout in the 6th round in their WBC World Middleweight and WBA Super World Middleweight championship fight at Forum, Inglewood.

He had defeated Martin Murray on February 21, 2015, by technical knockout in the 11th round in their WBA Super World Middleweight and WBC World Middleweight championship fight at Salle des Étoiles, Monte Carlo, Monaco.

Daniel Jacobs had stopped all of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Sergio Mora on September 9, 2016, by technical knockout in the 7th round in their WBA World Middleweight championship fight at Santander Arena, Reading, United States.

Prior to that, he had won against Peter Quillin on December 5, 2015, by technical knockout in the 1st round in their WBA World Middleweight championship fight at Barclays Center, New York.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Sergio Mora on August 1, 2015, by technical knockout in the 2nd round in their WBA World Middleweight championship fight at Barclays Center, New York.

Before that, he had beaten Caleb Truax on April 24, 2015, by technical knockout in the 12th round in their WBA World Middleweight championship fight at UIC Pavilion, Chicago.

He had won against Jarrod Fletcher on August 9, 2014, by technical knockout in the 5th round in their WBA World Middleweight championship fight at Barclays Center, New York.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Gennady Golovkin had been fighting more than Daniel Jacobs.

Going into this contest, Gennady Golovkin had last fought 6 months and 8 days ago, while Daniel Jacobs' last outing had been 6 months and 9 days ago.

Golovkin's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years and 25 days, which means he had been fighting approximately every 5 months. In those fights, he fought a total of 32 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 6.4 rounds on average.

Jacobs' last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 7 months and 9 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 9 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 27 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 5.4 rounds on average.

What time did Golovkin vs Jacobs start?

The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 12:00 AM EST / 9:00 PM PST at Madison Square Garden, New York, United States, which was around 4:00 AM GMT in the UK.

Who broadcast Golovkin vs Jacobs?

Golovkin vs Jacobs was broadcast on HBO PPV in the US, while the fight was broadcast in the United Kingdom by BoxNation.

What were the odds on Golovkin vs Jacobs?

Gennady Golovkin was a 33/100 (-300) favorite going into the contest, while Daniel Jacobs made his way into the ring at 9/4 (+230) with oddsmakers.

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Result

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Golovkin

Daniel

Jacobs

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Round 1

Golovkin
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Jacobs
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Gennady Golovkin

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