World Boxing Association

Gennady Golovkin is appointed to super champion

By Hilmar Rojas Erazo 03/06/2014

Gennady Golovkin WBA/IBO Middleweight Super Champion

Gennady Golovkin WBA/IBO Middleweight Super Champion

The World Boxing Association granted the middleweight world champion Gennady Golovkin the status of Super Champion.

The Kazakh has ten successful title defenses of his 160 pounds championship since August 14, 2010.

Gennady Golovkin (29-0, 26 KO) was also granted a special permission to fight Daniel Geale (30-2, 16 KO’s) in July.

Geale is the third contender in the WBA rankings and has the PANAF division title.