Golovkin vs Saunders

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  • Golovkin vs Saunders
  • 40-1-1 29-0-0
  • Potential : Late 2020
  • Las Vegas, USA
  • IBF World Middleweight Championship
  • 12 Round Contest @ Middleweight
  • SD KO 2MD 12KO 4UD 12 < form UD 12UD 12TKO 4UD 12KO 11 <
  • Tape
  • 38 age 30
  • 5' 10" / 179cm height 5' 11" / 180cm
  • 70.1" / 178cm reach 70.9" / 180cm
  • Orthodox (r) stance Southpaw (l)
  • full record
  • 40 wins 29
  • 35 by ko 14
  • 88% Ko% 48%
  • 1 Losses 0
  • 0 Stopped 0
  • 1 draws 0
  • 2006 Debut 2009
  • 212 Pro rds 202
  • current rankings @ Middleweight
  • WBA
  • WBC
  • WBO
  • IBF

Golovkin vs Saunders Info

Gennady Golovkin could fight Billy Joe Saunders in Late 2020 in Las Vegas.

The fight would take place 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 defending IBF World Middleweight Championship for the first time. He won this belt against Sergiy Derevyanchenko in October 2019. He has held this belt for 8 months and 30 days.

Golovkin vs Saunders stats

Gennady Golovkin would step into the ring with a record of 40 wins, 1 loss and 1 draw, 35 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Billy Joe Saunders would make his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 29 wins, with 14 of those by knock out.

The stats suggest Golovkin would have a massive power advantage over Saunders, boosting at 88% knock out percentage over Saunders' 48%.

Gennady Golovkin is the older man by 8 years, at 38 years old.

Saunders has a height advantage of 1 inch over Golovkin. This also extends to a 1-inch reach advantage.

Gennady Golovkin fights out of the orthodox stance, while Billy Joe Saunders is a southpaw.

Golovkin is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 13 more fights, and made his debut in 2006, 2 years and 9 months earlier than Saunders, who’s first professional fight was in 2009. He has fought 10 more professional rounds, 212 to Saunders' 202.

Golovkin vs Saunders form

Golovkin has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance once.

In his last fight, he won against Sergiy Derevyanchenko on 5th October 2019 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Middleweight championship fight at Madison Square Garden, New York, United States.

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

Going into that contest, 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.

Before that, 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.

He had drawn with Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez on 16th September 2017 by split draw in their WBC World Middleweight, WBA Super World Middleweight, IBF World Middleweight and The Ring Middleweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

Saunders remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 2 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he defeated Marcelo Esteban Coceres on 9th November 2019 by knockout in the 11th round in their WBO World Super Middleweight championship fight at Staples Center, LA, United States.

Previous to that, he had defeated Shefat Isufi on 18th May 2019 by unanimous decision in their WBO World Super Middleweight championship fight at Lamex Stadium, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom.

Going into that contest, he had won against Charles Adamu on 22nd December 2018 by technical knockout in the 4th round at Manchester Arena, Manchester.

Before that, he had defeated David Lemieux on 16th December 2017 by unanimous decision in their WBO World Middleweight championship fight at Bell Centre, Montreal, Canada.

He had beat Willie Monroe Jr on 16th September 2017 by unanimous decision in their WBO World Middleweight championship fight at Copper Box Arena, London, United Kingdom.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Billy Joe Saunders has been fighting more than Gennady Golovkin.

Gennady Golovkin last fought 1 year and 1 month ago, while Billy Joe Saunders' last outing was 11 months and 29 days ago.

Golovkin's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 6 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 42 rounds, meaning that his fights have lasted on average 8.4 rounds.

Saunders' last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years and 1 month, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 15 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 51 rounds, meaning that his fights have lasted on average 10.2 rounds.

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