Geale to fight Golovkin for WBA title in July

Tasmanian boxer Daniel Geale

Tasmanian boxer Daniel Geale

Tasmanian boxer Daniel Geale will be hoping to claim a world middleweight crown against WBA titleholder Gennady Golovkin next month.

Geale announced that the fight will take place at Madison Square Garden in the US on Saturday, July 26.

Golovkin, 32, from Kazakhstan, boasts a 29-0 record with 26 knockouts and is the current WBA and IBO world middleweight champion.

Gennady Golovkin celebrates after retaining his titles in February. Photo: Getty Images

Gennady Golovkin celebrates after retaining his titles in February. Photo: Getty Images

He last defended his title against Ghana's Osumanu Adama in Monte Carlo on February 1.

Geale lost his IBF world title to Englishman Darren Baker in the US last August.

His only fight since was a crushing defeat of fellow Australian Garth Wood in February.

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