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Golovkin goes up to 7th place in P4P rating

Gennady Golovkin. Photo © REUTERS Gennady Golovkin. Photo © REUTERS

The WBA (Super) IBO and WBC Interim middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin of Kazakhstan has improved his Pound for Pound (P4P) standing according to The Ring magazine, Tengrinews reports citing Vesti.kz.

Golovkin landed on the 7th place of the updated rating for all weights. Floyd Mayweather Jr., continues to top the rating. Vladimir Klichko took the second place followed by Mayweather’s opponent Manny Pacquiao.

The Ring P4P rating changed after Tim Bradley stepped down from the 6th to 9th place, while Juan Manual Marquez landed from the 7th to the 10th place.

Golovkin (32-0, 29 KOs) returns to the ring on May 16 in Los Angeles against an American southpaw Willie Monroe Jr (19-1, 6 KOs).

Earlier, Golovkin defeated Martin Murray (29-2-1, 12 KOs) in Monte Carlo on February 21.

By Gyuzel Kamalova