Mar 18 2017
Saturday

Madison Square Garden, New York, United States

12 rounds 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
WBA Super World Middleweight Championship

The tape

40
Age
35
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 18th March 2017 at Madison Square Garden in 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 & WBA belts on the line.

Golovkin vs Jacobs stats

Gennady Golovkin stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 36 wins, zero loses and 0  draws, 33 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

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 knock out.

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

Gennady Golovkin was the older man by 5 years, at 40 years old.

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

Both Gennady Golovkin & 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, 240 to Jacobs' 198.

Golovkin vs Jacobs form

Golovkin had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 3 of them, going the distance once.

In his last fight before this contest, 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.

Previous to that, he had 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.

Going into that contest, 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.

Before that, he had beat Steve Rolls on 8th June 2019 by knockout in the 4th round at Madison Square Garden, New York.

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.

Daniel Jacobs had stopped all of his last 5 opponents.

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

Previous to that, he had defeated Peter Quillin on 5th December 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 won against Sergio Mora on 1st August 2015 by technical knockout in the 2nd round in their WBA World Middleweight championship fight at Barclays Center, New York.

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

He had beat Jarrod Fletcher on 9th August 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 to this contest, Gennady Golovkin had last fought 5 months and 22 days ago, while Daniel Jacobs' last outing had been 6 years and 22 days ago.

Golovkin's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years and 16 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 22 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 44 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8.8 rounds on average.

Jacobs' last 5 fights had come over a period of 8 years, 1 month and 22 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 7 months and 18 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?

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