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Gennady Golovkin next fight: 5 potential opponents


On April 23, Gennady Golovkin (35-0) knocked out his mandatory challenger, Dominic Wade (18-1), to extend his knockout streak to 22 straight and lift his knockout rate to 91 percent, the highest in middleweight history.

Golovkin, who owns the IBO/IBF/WBA/WBC 160-pound belts, looks to get back in this ring in September.

Most members of the boxing community are excited about a potential superfight between the unbeaten Golovkin and Mexican star Canelo Alvarez, but contract negotiations have appeared to be complicated to this point.

So, who could end up receiving the call to face Golovkin in his fall bout?

Let’s take a look at five potential opponents for one of boxing’s most powerful punchers.

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