World Boxing Association

Golovkin is the WBA Boxer the Month

By Hilmar Rojas Erazo 01/08/2014

Gennady Golovkin vs Daniel Geale

Golovkin is the WBA Boxer the Month

The World Boxing Association middleweight 160 lbs Super world champion, the Kazakh Gennady Golovkin won July Boxer of the Month recognition after his last defense on Saturday, July 26, 2014 against Daniel Geale, at Madison Square Garden in New York.

The honorable mention of July was given to the Mexican born Californian, Mauricio Herrera who just won the super lightweight 14-0 lbs interim championship belt defeating the Venezuelan Johan Pérez in Las Vegas, last July 12.

So decided the ratings Committee, when published the ranking of July, where the United States as the nation with the largest number of fighters in different categories, with 36 fighters.

As for the countries with the largest number of fighters in July ratings apart from USA, there is Japan with 17, Russia with 16, Mexico and Thailand with 15 each and Great Britain and Australia with 14 fighters.

Dominican Republic and Philippines have 10 each; Venezuela and Uzbekistan have 9; South Africa 8, Colombia and Ukraine have 7; Nicaragua and Puerto Rico have 6; closing with 5 Cubans and 4 Panamanians.