April 8, the 37th birthday is celebrated by the most titled Kazakh professional boxer Gennady Golovkin, reports Prosports.kz.
For the first time in many years, Gennady celebrates his birthday as an ex-world champion. However, we hope and hope that he will improve the situation for the better in the near future.
Now we remember Golovkin's successes in his career. He is the honored sports champion of the Republic of Kazakhstan, became in 2000 the seven-time world champion of Kazakhstan, the world champion among the youth, the winner of the first games of the Republic of Kazakhstan in 2001, the winner of the World Cup among the oil countries in 2001, the champion the III. , The culmination of his amateur sports segment was victory at the 2003 World Championships and silver at the 2004 Olympics. As a professional, he had the WBA World Champion Belts (2010-2018), IBF (2015-2018), WBC (2016-2018), IBO (2011 – 2018), The Ring (2018 – 2018).
According to The Ring, he was named the best boxer regardless of the weight class, according to WBA, WBC Best Boxer 2017 and the popular issue Boxingnews24.com.
In January 2018, a gymnastics complex named after Gennady Golovkin was opened in the hometown of the athlete, Karaganda, where a hall of fame dedicated to Gennady Golovkin was located. The exhibition consisted of cups, letters, gloves, Chapan with the GGG brand, as well as sneakers and shorts, in which he boxed at the Olympics.
In September 2018, before the battle of Gennady Golovkin with Alvarez, a resident of Astana, Bauyrzhan Baktygereyev donated a handmade silicone boxer statue to the Museum of the Sports and Recreation Complex of the City of Karaganda. Its height was 1.79 m.
The team of Prosports.kz congratulates Gennady on his birthday and wishes you good health and great victories in the ring!