Our current text brings you a boxing story and a story about professional boxer who has achieved great success in this sport. We all know greatly that boxing is one of the most demanding sports and that it takes a lot of physical strength and energy to become successful in this sport.

Many people have tried to become professional boxers but have given up after a short time. A professional boxer must give up many things in life and must have certain daily activities. In addition to physical strength, it is also necessary psychic because this sport requires great readiness.

In this text we will talk about a professional boxer coming from Kazakhstan and his name is Gennady Golovkin. He is also known under the nickname GGG or Triple G. He has made a lot of success in this sport and he is still active. In his career, he won many titles and experienced only one defeat in his career.

During his career, journalists were always interested in his private life because he made several incidents in public. Gennady was always a great athlete, but he had a dangerous nature and because of that, he often knew to enter into a discussion with someone. In this text we will tell you the details of his career and from his youth, and we will also give you some details of his private life.

Early Years

Gennady Golovkin was born on April 8, 1982 in Karaganda, Kazakhstan. He was born in the then state of the Soviet Union and his father was Russian and his mother was from Korea. He had two brothers, one named Vadim and the other was his twin brother, Maxim.

They have always been very tied and tried to grow together and share common things. Their father worked in the mine and their mother did not have a job.

During their childhood, they often left without money and had to deal in various ways. When he was eight, Gennady began to train boxing and his brothers and father took him to training. His brothers also decided to train this sport and their father provided them with great support.

During their youth, they were very dangerous and often beat themselves with other children in their city. During the primary school, they repeatedly made a problem and they were always a dangerous character. They always kept together and many other children were afraid of them. When he grew up, Gennady declared that they enjoyed being dangerous guys and that they liked to make incidents.

When Gennady was 9 years old, his brothers joined the Soviet Army. They had to go to war and Gennady was very sad and worried. When they left, he was very lonely and felt that his life was empty without his brothers. In 1990, his family received a call in which they received information that Vadim was dead. After this event, many things changed in his life.

Gennady tried to dedicate himself to school and boxing and wanted to make a career that he would dedicate to his brother. After four years, his second brother was also killed and Gennady was left without both brothers. These events changed many things in the life of his family, but he had to continue on and be persistent. When he was 15, he received a scholarship and decided to dedicate himself to the box.

When he was 16 years old, he signed up for his first junior tournament in which he achieved every victory and showed his great talent and strength. After winning this tournament, Gennady stated that this gold medal is dedicated to his brothers who are no longer there.

His first junior tournament brought him a lot of attention from the public because he already showed a great talent at that time.

After 2 months, he received a special invitation to participate in a new tournament that would bring him a certain financial profit. Gennady accepted this invitation and applied for participation in the new tournament. He managed to come to the finals in which he was fight against the hardest opponent who was older than one year from him.

This fight was very difficult, but Gennady managed to win after the referee’s decision. His opponent was dissatisfied with this decision and wanted to deal with Gennady and his team. After this security had to be reacted and a major incident was prevented. His opponent was fined and Gennady managed to make his first financial profit.

After this tournament, Gennady continued to train and devote every day to training. He took part in several junior tournaments for the next year and then decided to make a professional career and take part in senior tournaments.


Gennady Golovkin started his career with  taking part in junior and amateur tournaments where he showed great talent and physical readiness. In 2004, he participated in the Olympic Games and showed excellent results.

Before starting a senior professional career, people thought that Gennady would be a very successful boxer and that he would represent Kazakhstan in the right way.

In 2005 he started his professional career and signed a contract with the Universal Box Promotion and he was supposed to build an excellent career with the help of this alliance. From the start of his UBP career, Gennady immediately began to win and began his first match with a knockout victory. By 2008, he managed to make excellent results and had a score of 14 0 and won 11 victories with a knockout.

After these victories, many people around the world spoke of his struggles and was considered that he is one of the greatest talents in the world. In subsequent tournaments he proved it and continued to win and conquer titles and medals.

During 2010, Gennady decided to terminate the contract with UBP. He explained that he made this decision because he thinks that they were unjust towards him and that they paid more attention to other boxers who are playing for this alliance. He also said that they did not allow him to accept the invitation for some fighting and that he was very disappointed at that time. He decided to continue his career on his own and at the end of 2010 he contracted two middleweight championships.

These struggles attracted a great deal of attention from the public and fans, and Gennady managed to make a big financial profit. In the first match, Gennady wins after the 3rd round with knockout. In the second fight, he won after 7 rounds because the referees quit the fight.

Gennady managed to win the title in the middle category and after this he managed to win many fans around the world.

In 2012, Gennady was given the opportunity to realize his dream and start his tour of the USA. He wanted to become successful as Klitschko brothers and got a chance to perform in big arenas all over the USA. In the second half of 2012, his first fight was scheduled to be broadcast live on HBO television. This was a great success for him and he thought he would become very successful after this premiere.

His opponent was injured several days before the fight and the fight had to be canceled. But Gennady found a new opponent and a new fight is scheduled. In this fight, Gennady showed his excellent skills and strength and won after 4 rounds.

This fight was followed by many people around the world and Gennady was considered one of the best fighters in the world.

In subsequent matches Gennady was excellent and easily won his opponents. He won two more titles and won many fans around the world. He defeated until 2017 when he experienced his first and only career defeat. He lost to the Mexican boxer after 10 rounds of the fight. This defeat did not disturb his career and immediately succeeded in the next battle.

During his career, he earned a lot of money and made a big financial profit. He earned between $ 25 and $ 30 million and managed to make his boyhood dream come true. After each title, Gennady declared that he devoted his victories to his own brothers who helped him to become a successful man and boxer. He is still active in this sport and his next fight can be expected in the second half of 2019.

Private Life

Gennady Golovkin has always been a great athlete and excellent boxer, but he has always attracted the attention of the public. During his career, he had several controversial situations and made several incidents. Journalists always liked to report on his life and his privacy.

Gennady has been in conflict with journalists several times because he thought they were tinkering with his privacy. In 2013, he sued a newspaper and said that they published many false stories about his life. During 2014, he came into conflict with the expert staff of his opponent. After this incident the police reacted and Gennady had to go to court. After the trial, it was decided that Gennady was fined 50,000 dollars.

During his career he was in a relationship with 2 TV hosts from the USA. The media reported that Gennady would marry but that turned out to be fake news.

He is one of the few boxers who experienced only one defeat during his career and was therefore considered by him as one of the best boxers in the world.

When he managed to get a lot of financial profit, Gennady bought three sports cars and bought a $ 2 million home.He currently lives in the USA and very often changes his locations. He is also very popular on social networks and has a large number of fans.

In interviews he said that he made a break of 6 months, but that he would return to the ring in the second half of 2019 and that he would continue to win. His fans eagerly await new struggles and it is sure to be very interesting to see new battles.

It is still not known who Gennady will fight, but it is certain that this will be a great fight.

Quick Summary

Full Name: Gennady Golovkin

Birthplace: Karaganda, Kazahstan

Date of birth: April 8, 1982

Age: 37

Proffesion: Boxer

Height: 179 cm

Weight: 72 kg

Net Worth: $25 million