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
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 40 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
Golovkin had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 3 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had defeated 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 defeated 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 beat 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 won against 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.
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.
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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