Much like his middleweight rival Sergio Martinez, Gennady Golovkin has bloomed late as a boxer. At the age of 31 the Kazakhstan born boxer did not really come to prominence until he knocked out Milton Nunez to claim the WBA interim middleweight title in August 2010.
Since then the undefeated puncher has quietly and efficiently gone about his business of defending the title nine times. Until now that is. The way in which he has dispatched his last four opponents so impressively with such ferocious two fisted power has earned him the right to a top 10 pound for pound rating. Look to him to become break through as one of the big names in 2014