Gennady “GGG” Golovkin and Kell Brook face off Saturday night in London where both fighters stake their undefeated records for multiple titles in the middleweight division.
Brook is the challenger and holds the International Boxing Federation (IBF) welterweight championship. The British boxer will face GGG, who three middleweight titles, from the World Boxing Council (WBC), International Boxing Organization (IBO) and IBF.
Both fighters are undefeated in their illustrious boxing careers, the 34-year-old Golovkin is at 35-0 with 32 knockouts while the 30-year-old Brook is at 36-0 with 25 bouts not going the distance.
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The Golovkin vs. Brook fight will be held at the O2 Arena in London, United Kingdom and Brook is expected to hometown crowd cheer for him over the Kazakh champion. However, Golovkin is the favorite in the betting department and has won his last 23 bouts either via TKO or KO.
“Everybody he’s fought, I would beat and vice versa. This is a test. He’s fighting an unbeaten fighter. I have the pedigree and style (to beat him),” Brook, who is confident despite being the underdog, stated of Golovkin via USA Today Sports.
Eddie Hearn, the manager for Kell Brook said that jumping in the higher weight division has helped his boxer saying that the British boxer is “comfortable” with his fighting weight.
Brook has won his last two fights via TKO or retirement, over Kevin Bizier, Frankie Gavin and Ionut Dan Ion.
Fight fans can watch the Golovkin vs. Brook championship fight via HBO NOW.
Prediction: Brook to pull off upset win to shake up the middleweight division.
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