Forum, Inglewood, United States
Belts on The Line
Tape rankings @ Middleweight
Who won Golovkin vs Wade?
Gennady Golovkin beat Dominic Wade by knockout in the 2nd round on Saturday 23rd April 2016 at Forum in Inglewood.
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 WBA, IBF & WBC belts on the line.
Golovkin vs Wade stats
Back in April 2016, Gennady Golovkin stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 34 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 31 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Dominic Wade made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 18 wins and 0 draws, with 12 of those by knock out.
The stats suggested Golovkin had a large advantage in power over Wade, boosting at 91% knock out percentage over Wade's 67%.
Gennady Golovkin was the older man by 8 years, at 34 years old.
Wade had 4-inch reach advantage.
Both Gennady Golovkin & Dominic Wade fought out of an orthodox stance.
Golovkin was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 16 more fights, and made his debut in 2006, 2 years and 10 months earlier than Wade, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He had fought 178 more professional rounds, 240 to Wade's 62.
Golovkin vs Wade form
Gennady Golovkin had stopped all of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had defeated David Lemieux on 17th October 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, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Willie Monroe Jr on 16th May 2015 by technical knockout in the 6th round in their WBC World Middleweight and WBA Super World Middleweight championship fight at Forum, Inglewood.
Going into that contest, he had beat Martin Murray on 21st February 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.
Before that, he had won against Marco Antonio Rubio on 18th October 2014 by knockout in the 2nd round in their WBA Super World Middleweight and WBC World Middleweight championship fight at StubHub Center, Carson, United States.
He had beat Curtis Stevens on 2nd November 2013 by technical knockout in the 8th round in their WBA World Middleweight championship fight at Madison Square Garden, New York.
Golovkin's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 5 months and 21 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 5 months and 29 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 35 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7 rounds on average.
What time did Golovkin vs Wade start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 6:00 PM EST / 3:00 PM PST at Forum, Inglewood, United States, which was around 11:00 PM BST in the UK.
What were the odds on Golovkin vs Wade?
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