Gennady Golovkin Currently 1/7 Favorite To Defeat Kell Brook

Published on July 14th, 2016 12:09 am EST

Gennady Golovkin vs. Kell Brook - Event poster - July 2016On Saturday, September 10th, Gennady Golovkin (aka "GGG"), will step into the ring to square off against Kell Brook.

The fight, which will be taking place at the O2 Arena in Greenwich, London, will have multiple titles on the line. The 35-0-0 (32 KOs) Golovkin will be the heavy favorite when he steps into the ring against the 36-0-0 Kell Brook.

Here are the current odds for the Golovkin/Brook fight:

Gennady Golovkin, 1/7
Kell Brook, 9/2
Draw, 33/1

According to these odds, Golovkin has a 87.72% chance of winning this fight, while Kell Brook is sitting at a much more modest 18.18%. It must be said, though, that Kell Brook is being given a much better chance of winning compared to some of Golovkin's previous opponents.

According to the bookmakers, the likeliest odds for a Golovkin knockout are the 5th and 6th rounds (6/1) and the 4th and 7th rounds (8/1).

A quick stoppage by Golovkin is the clear favorite amongst the bookmakers, as the odds for Golovkin to win inside of the first six rounds of the fight sit at 10/11. A win for Golovkin in the second half of the fight, on the other hand, sits at 9/4.

A stoppage for Kell Brook inside of the first six rounds of the fight is currently trading for 18/1, while a win in the second half of the fight for Brook is going for the same rate.

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In short - while this fight is expected to be more competitive than GGG's more recent fights, the outcome is expected to be the same - a decisive Gennady Golovkin victory.

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