Gennadiy Golovkin to face obligatory challenger Kamil Szeremeta on December 18
Gennadiy Golovkin will return to action on December 18, facing mandatory challenger Kamil Szeremeta at the Seminole tough Rock resort and on line casino in Hollywood, Fla. The combat will circulation are living on DAZN, and should be Golovkin’s third straight on the digital platform.
The fight might be Golovkin’s first protection of the IBF middleweight title he received in October of 2019, when he outlasted Sergiy Derevyanchenko in a combat of the yr candidate at Madison rectangular garden. The identify Szeremeta may not ring a bell, however those that tuned in that evening would have appear the undefeated contender from Biaylstok, Poland cease Oscar Cortes in two rounds on the undercard.
“here’s now not just any combat. it’s a fight with amazing that means. I always have the most advantageous appreciate for all of my opponents. I actually have in reality overlooked boxing and that i desired to battle this year,” pointed out Golovkin (forty-1-1, 35 knockouts), who held the WBC, WBA and IBF middleweight titles until his determination loss to Canelo Alvarez in 2018.
Szeremeta (21-0, 5 KOs), like Golovkin, hasn’t fought considering the fact that that nighttime in ny 13 months ago. The fight should be his second ever within the u.s., and a major step-up in competition from the eu stage opponents he’d been facing in recent years.
“I need this title for Poland and my household. GGG is an excellent champion, some of the most useful in history, nonetheless it is time for alternative. thank you for the first-rate possibility, I need to take my opportunity to be the first world middleweight champion from Poland,” Szeremeta talked about.
Golovkin, 38, is rated the no. 1 contender by using The Ring at a hundred and sixty kilos, correct beneath champion Canelo Alvarez, whereas Szeremeta, 31, is rated no. 6.
the cardboard may be promoted through GGG promotions, in association with Matchroom Boxing and Warriors Boxing.
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