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Boxing Quiz: Can you score a KO on this tough Canelo vs Golovkin quiz?

As we approach what many are calling the 'Fight of the Decade' on Saturday, how much do you know about these two middleweight superstars?


  1. 1 What does 'GGG' stand for in Golovkin's name?

    1. Gennady Goran Golovkin
    2. Gennady Gennadyevich Golovkin
    3. Gennady Great Golovkin
    4. Gennady Grappling Golovkin
    Correct!
    Wrong!
  2. 2 What does Saul Alvarez's nickname 'Canelo' mean in English?

    1. Cinnamon
    2. Stocky
    3. The Beast
    4. Perfect
    Correct!
    Wrong!
  3. 3 How many Olympic gold medals did Golovkin win in his amateur days?

    1. 0
    2. 1
    3. 2
    4. 3
    Correct!
    Wrong!
  4. 4 Who did Canelo draw with in his fifth professional bout?

    1. Daniel Martinez
    2. Pablo Alvarado
    3. Pedro Lopez
    4. Jorge Juarez
    Correct!
    Wrong!
  5. 5 Which of these four Brits has Golovkin not faced?

    1. Kell Brook
    2. Matthew Macklin
    3. Martin Murray
    4. Jamie Moore
    Correct!
    Wrong!
  6. 6 What title was Mayweather vs Canelo billed under in 2013?

    1. 'Chosen'
    2. 'The One'
    3. 'Special'
    4. 'Perfection'
    Correct!
    Wrong!
  7. 7 Which of these four places has Golovkin not fought in as a professional?

    1. Panama
    2. Monaco
    3. Ukraine
    4. Japan
    Correct!
    Wrong!
  8. 8 How many knockouts has Canelo got on his professional record?

    1. 31
    2. 33
    3. 35
    4. 37
    Correct!
    Wrong!
  9. 9 Who did Golovkin beat to win the WBA interim middleweight title in 2010?

    1. Milton Nunez
    2. Mikhail Makarov
    3. Anthony Greenidge
    4. Javier Alberto Mamani
    Correct!
    Wrong!
  10. 10 Which of these four weights has Canelo not boxed at professionally?

    1. Welterweight
    2. Light middleweight
    3. Middleweight
    4. Super middleweight
    Correct!
    Wrong!

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    Ouch! An early KO! The quiz remains unbeaten...

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    Phew! You lost on the scorecards but at least you have your health!

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    Not bad! You've won a split decision from the judges! Onwards and upwards.

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    Brilliant! A wide unanimous decision to claim your first title! Great fight!

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    Supremacy! Incredible performance. 'AND THE NEW'... quiz champion!

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Lewis Watson

London based boxing Editor, fanatic and all-round lover of the 'Sweet Science'. Growing up in the 90's, Tyson, De La Hoya and Savon grabbed Lewis' attention at an early age, with Hatton-Tzsyu confirming the obsession in 2005.

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Boxing Quiz: Can you score a KO on this tough Canelo vs Golovkin quiz?

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