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Daniel Jacobs vs Gennady Golovkin preview
When is Jacobs vs Golovkin II?
Daniel Jacobs could face Gennady Golovkin in Autumn/Fall 2023 in the United States.
The fight would be contested over 12 rounds in the Middleweight division, which means the weight limit would be 160 pounds (11.4 stone or 72.6 KG).
Jacobs vs Golovkin II stats
Daniel Jacobs would step into the ring with a record of 37 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, 30 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Gennady Golovkin would make his way to the ring with a record of 42 wins, 2 loses and 1 draw, with 37 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Golovkin would have a slight advantage in power over Jacobs, with a 88% knock out percentage over Jacobs' 81%.
Daniel Jacobs is the younger man by 4 years, at 36 years old.
Jacobs has a height advantage of 2 inches over Golovkin. This also extends to a 3-inch reach advantage.
Both Daniel Jacobs & Gennady Golovkin fight out of an orthodox stance.
Jacobs is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 4 less fights, and made his debut in 2007, 1 year and 7 months later than Golovkin, whose first professional fight was in 2006. He has fought 42 less professional rounds, 198 to Golovkin's 240.
Gennady Golovkin is currently ranked number 1 by the WBC, 1 by the WBO and 1 by the RING in the 160lb division.
Jacobs vs Golovkin II form
Jacobs has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight, he lost to John Ryder on 12th February 2022 by split decision in their 12 round contest at Alexandra Palace, London, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had beat Gabriel Rosado on 27th November 2020 by split decision in their 12 round contest at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Florida, United States.
Going into that contest, he had won against Julio Cesar Chavez Jr on 20th December 2019 by technical knockout in the 5th round at Talking Stick Resort Arena, Phoenix.
Before that, he had been beaten by Canelo Alvarez on 4th May 2019 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Middleweight, WBA Super World Middleweight, WBC World Middleweight and The Ring Middleweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.
He had beat Sergiy Derevyanchenko on 27th October 2018 by split decision in their IBF World Middleweight championship fight at Hulu Theater @ MSG, New York.
Golovkin has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 3 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight, he lost to Canelo Alvarez on 17th September 2022 by unanimous decision in their The Ring Super Middleweight, WBC World Super Middleweight, WBA Super World Super Middleweight and IBF World Super Middleweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, 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.
Going into that contest, he had won against 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.
Before that, he had defeated Sergiy Derevyanchenko on 5th October 2019 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Middleweight championship fight at Madison Square Garden, New York.
He had beat Steve Rolls on 8th June 2019 by knockout in the 4th round at Madison Square Garden, New York.
In terms of recent activity, Gennady Golovkin has been fighting more than Daniel Jacobs.
Daniel Jacobs last fought 1 year, 1 month and 10 days ago, while Gennady Golovkin's last outing was 6 months and 5 days ago.
Jacobs' last 5 fights have come over a period of 4 years, 4 months and 23 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 10 months and 17 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 53 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 10.6 rounds on average.
Golovkin's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 9 months and 14 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 9 months and 3 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 44 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 8.8 rounds on average.
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