Golovkin considering next opponent and date of fight
According to Boxingnews24.com, the fight between the IBF / IBO middleweight champion, Kazakhstani Gennady Golovkin (41-1-1, 36 KO) and the former WBO title holder in the first middle division from Mexico Jaime Mungia (36-0, 29 KO) is under development, Sports.kz reports.
The parties are considering holding a duel in May 2021 on the weekend in honor of the Cinco de Mayo holiday, which is celebrated in Mexico on May 5. Earlier, Golden Boy's co-promoter of Mungia Eric Gomez expressed an open interest in such a fight.
GGG's last fight took place on December 19 in Hollywood, Florida, USA. In it, he defeated the Pole Kamil Sheremeta (21-1, 5 KOs), and also set the record for the number of middleweight title defenses - 21.
Mungia entered the ring on October 30 in Indio, California. In that fight, he defeated Bahamian Tureano Johnson (21-3-1, 15 KOs) and won the vacant WBC Inter-Continental minor middle title.