Los Angeles, CA (June 25, 2015) Boxing superstar GENNADY “GGG” GOLOVKIN has been nominated by the ESPY’s for the 2014 Fighter of the Year.
Fans can vote for Golovkin at ESPN.com/ESPYS.
Recognized as the world’s most dominant boxer, the middleweight world champion has compiled a record of 33-0 with 30 stoppages, a knockout percentage of 91% — the highest in middleweight division history. Golovkin has now recorded 20 straight knockouts.
“This is a great honor to be nominated by the ESPY’s for the 2014 Fighter of the Year, “ said Golovkin. “I’m very grateful for the support of my fans worldwide.”
“Gennady is the most exciting boxer in the world,” said Tom Loeffler of K2 Promotions. “This nomination by the ESPY’s further validates the level of attention that his performances are receiving on a global level.”
In the last year, Golovkin scored four knockout victories. Kicking off the balloting year was his highlight reel third-round knockout of top rated challenger Daniel Geale on July 26th at Madison Square Garden.
Moving to his new home of Los Angeles for his next fight, Golovkin set an attendance record at the StubHub Center on October 18 while stopping Marco Antonio Rubio in the second round.
On February 21, Golovkin fought for the third time in Monaco, capping a brilliant performance over Martin Murray by eleventh-round TKO.
Most recently Golovkin headlined at the legendary Los Angeles venue, The Forum, stopping #2 ranked challenger Willie Monroe in the sixth round on May 16 in front of over 12,000 fans.
The 2015 ESPY’s will be telecast on July 15th, LIVE on ABC from the Microsoft Theatre in Downtown Los Angeles.