Uncovering Ronda Rousey’s Forgotten Comments That Certainly Drove Gennady Golovkin’s Wife Crazy

Published 04/09/2022, 5:37 AM EDT
LAS VEGAS, NV – JULY 05: Ronda Rousey speaks as she becomes the first female inducted into the UFC Hall of Fame at The Pearl concert theater at Palms Casino Resort on July 5, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

The character arch of the former unified and now IBF and IBO title holder, Gennady Golovkin, is praiseworthy apart from the achievements that mark him among the greatest boxers of this generation. His phenomenal persona and modest life shadow the fact that he is the most devastating boxer that tormented the middleweight division for over a decade.

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His Impeccable record of 40-1-1 and simplicity had once convinced the WWE star, Ronda Rousey so much that she went gaga over him and made a few comments that certainly drove Golovkin’s wife crazy.

LOS ANGELES, CA – FEBRUARY 27: Boxer Gennady Golovkin speaks during a news conference with Canelo Alvarez to announce their rematch during a news conference at Microsoft Theater at L.A. Live on February 27, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

The former UFC women’s bantamweight champion, Ronda Rousey, couldn’t stop smiling when the subject of undefeated middleweight Gennady Golovkin came up while interacting with FightHype.com.

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The 35-year-old said, “I didn’t see him afterward. I saw him before he’s so cute oh my god he’s such a gentleman. He’s such a sweetheart, and I got to introduce him to my mom. He holds himself like so well, like I couldn’t say better things about him how he does himself.”

Furthermore, she glorified the figure of ‘Triple G’, when he steps inside the ring. She said, “In the ring and how he conducts himself as a man, I mean, I don’t think he could do it better.”

Who is Gennady Golovkin Wife-Alina Golovkina?

Though the Kazakhstan legend is one of the iconic faces of boxing, his family life is separate from his career. His wife rarely appears in his husband’s fight. Hence, the information regarding his wife is very limited.

NEW YORK, NY – NOVEMBER 03: Gennady Golovkin and Alina Golovkina attend Edmonton Oilers Vs. New York Rangers at Madison Square Garden on November 3, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by GED/NHL/GC Images)

Alina Golovkin came into the limelight when she tied the knot with ‘Triple G’ in 2007. She is a former model and managed to stay grounded. Interestingly, she hails from the hometown of Golovkin. Together, the couple has raised two children: a son and a daughter.

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Golovkin told the USA today, “My focus is boxing. Boxing-business. Family is different.”

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As of now, the couple is living a pleasant life in Santa Monica.

What do you think of Ronda Rousey’s comment on Gennady Golovkin? Let us know in the comments below.

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Abhishek Singh

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Abhishek Singh is a Boxing writer at EssentiallySports. Following the completion of his training as an amateur boxer, he is currently preparing to appear for trials at the state and national levels. With over 3 years of experience in playing the sport, Abhishek is also the holder of a Bachelor's in Arts degree from the University of Delhi.

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