Gennady Golovkin set to fight undefeated Steve Rolls in June

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Gennady Golovkin will take on Steve Rolls in June. (Photo by Tom Hogan/Golden Boy/Getty Images)
Gennady Golovkin will take on Steve Rolls in June. (Photo by Tom Hogan/Golden Boy/Getty Images)

Gennady Golovkin has set his next fight. The 37-year-old will take on Steve Rolls at Madison Square Garden on June 8, according to Yahoo Sports’ Kevin Iole.

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Rolls, 35, is undefeated, going 19-0 in his fights. He’s won by knockout 10 times in those fights.

Golovkin and Rolls will fight at 164 pounds.

The fight will be shown on DAZN, and will reportedly be announced at press conferences on Monday and Tuesday.

In a press release, Golovkin said he was excited to get back into the ring.

"I am very excited to be returning to the ring and bringing the Big Drama Show back to Madison Square Garden. The Garden's fans are fantastic," said Golovkin. "I love boxing and I promise to bring the best of me to everyone who will be watching me in an all-action fight with Steve Rolls. I am very happy that GGG Promotions has a new home at DAZN."

In his last fight, Golovkin lost to Canelo Alvarez via majority decision.

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