EVER wondered what makes Gennady Golovkin so effective? What kind of shots does he throw and when? Does he pace his strategy round-by-round or change the way he attacks? How good have his opponent’s been and where have they tried to attack?
Here are some interesting stats that Boxing Science uncovered during a performance analysis of Gennady Golovkin ahead of his fight with Kell Brook.
We found that;
GGG throws a punch on average every 2.6 s
His opponents throw a punch every 4.4 s
GGG lands 40% of his punches
His opponents land 23%
GGG increases the number of punches as rounds progress from 3 s in round 1 to 2 s in round 8.
His opponents tend to increase the number of punches from round 1 to 4 and then decrease from 4 to 8
GGG tends to vary the number of punches per second across rounds, whereas his opponents tend to have similar frequency of punches per round