A two-time unified champion, Gennadiy Golovkin has been the middleweight king since winning his first title in 2010. The 40-year-old is the IBF, IBO and WBA (Super) middleweight champion and is looking to earn more. ‘or before all is said and done.
Golovkin made his professional debut in 2006. He beat Gabriel Rosado, Daniel Geale, David Lemieux, Kell Brook and Daniel Jacobs. In 2017, Golovkin and Canelo Alvarez fought to a split decision draw. In a rematch in 2018, Canelo won via a controversial majority decision. Since then, Golovkin has won four in a row, including the aforementioned middleweight titles.
Golovkin faces Canelo for the third time for Canelo’s undisputed super middleweight titles on Saturday. Inside the T-Mobile Arena, Golovkin is ready to even the score.
The Sporting News examines how Golovkin amassed his fortune and where he ranks among the richest and most influential athletes in the world.
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Gennadiy Golovkin Net Worth: How Much Does GGG Earn?
According to Celebrity Net Worth, Golovkin’s net worth is around $30 million.
Comparing him to his biggest rival, Canelo Alvarez has a net worth of over $140 million.
Gennadiy Golovkin’s career earnings
Per Celebrity Net Worth, Golovkin earned around $22 million in the first fight with Canelo Alvarez and around $30 million in the second fight.
After those fights, GGG signed a three-year, six-fight, $100 million deal with DAZN in 2018.
According to Total Sportal, against Sergiy Derevyanchenko, Golovkin earned around $7.5 million. Against Kamil Szeremeta, Golovkin earned around $7 million, with an additional $2–4 million in PPV sales. Golovkin reportedly earned between $5 million and $12 million in his last fight against Ryota Murata.
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Canelo Alvarez vs Gennadiy Golovkin 3 Fight Bag: How Much Will Golovkin Earn?
According to Sports Zion, Golovkin will earn $8 million for his trilogy fight against Canelo. Including the PPV bonus, Golovkin could end up making between $43 million and $50 million.
Gennadiy Golovkin Endorsements
According to Forbes, Golovkin has sponsorship deals with watch company Hublot, Tecate and Chivas regal. He earns around $2.5 million from these endorsements. Golovkin also has a multi-year deal with Nike’s Jordan brand.
Gennadiy Golovkin’s influence on social networks
Golovkin is one of the most popular boxers in the world. He has over 1.4 million followers on Facebook, 4.5 million followers on Instagram and 676.5,000 followers on Twitter.
Gennadiy Golovkin charities
In 2017, Golovkin supported the construction of a children’s playground in his home in Kazakhstan as part of a social program.
That same year, he traveled to Mexico to make a donation through the Carlos Slim Foundation to the victims of the powerful earthquakes that struck the country.
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When is Canelo Alvarez vs Gennadiy Golovkin 3?
- Date: Saturday September 17
- Main board: 8 p.m. ET | 1am BST | 10am AEST (Sunday)
- Main event: 12 p.m. ET | 5:00 a.m. BST | 2:00 p.m. AEST (approximately)
Canelo will face Golovkin for the third time on Saturday. The main card will air at 8 p.m. ET | 1am BST | 10:00 a.m. AEST (Sunday). Canelo and GGG are expected to hit the ring around 12 p.m. ET | 5:00 a.m. BST | 2 p.m. AEST, depending on duration of undercard bouts.
How to watch Canelo vs. GGG 3
The Canelo vs GGG main card will air on DAZN, which will show the fight via a special pay-per-view format.
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Canelo Alvarez vs. Gennadiy Golovkin 3 PPV Price: How much does the card cost?
- DAZN monthly subscription: $19.99 in US, $20 in Canada, £7.99 in UK
- DAZN Annual Subscription: $99.99 in the US, $150 in Canada
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As this is a pay-per-view event, the fight will cost $64.99 in the United States for current subscribers and $84.99 for new subscribers.
In Canada, the cost of DAZN PPV will be $64.99 for current subscribers and $89.98 for new subscribers.
Customers in the UK can sign up for DAZN for £7.99 per month. The fight will cost £9.99 for current subscribers and £17.98 for new subscribers.
In Australia, the cost of DAZN PPV will cost AUD$44.99 for current subscribers and AUD$48.98 for new subscribers.
Canelo Alvarez vs. Gennadiy Golovkin 3 fight card
- Canelo Alvarez (c) vs. Gennadiy Golovkin for the WBA, WBC, IBF, WBO and The Ring super middleweight titles
- Jesse Rodriguez (c) vs. Israel Gonzalez for the WBC super flyweight title
- Diego Pacheco vs. Enrique Collazo for WBC USNBC Silver super middleweight title
- Ali Akhmedov v Gabe Rosado for IBF North American super middleweight title
- Austin Williams vs. Kieron Conway for WBA International middleweight title
- Marc Castro versus Kevin Mendoza; Lightweight
- Aaron Apone versus Fernando Molina; super light
- Anthony Herrera vs. Delvin McKinley; super flies