Vanes Martirosyan (USA) vs Gennady Golovkin (Kazakhstan) — video

Who is Vanes Martirosyan?

Vanes Martirosyan is an Armenian-American professional boxer. He is the current WBA and IBO super welterweight champion.

Martirosyan was born in Armenia, but moved to Los Angeles with his family as a child. He began boxing at the age of 12, following in the footsteps of his father who was also a professional boxer.

He began his career as an amateur boxer when he was 16 years old and won the Armenian National Championships, three European Union Championships, one World Championship and one Olympic Silver Medal.

Who is Gennady Golovkin?

Gennady Golovkin is a Kazakhstani professional boxer. He is the current unified WBA (Super), WBC and IBF middleweight champion.

Gennady Golovkin has been boxing professionally since 2006. His record currently stands at 37-0-1, with 33 of his wins coming by knockout. He has never been knocked down as a professional fighter.

He holds the longest active win streak in middleweight history with 20 consecutive wins.