Golovkin set to make 7th title defense

Updated: January 31, 2013, 5:01 PM ET
By Dan Rafael | ESPN.com

Middleweight titlist Gennady Golovkin, fresh off a seventh-round destruction of Gabriel Rosado on Jan. 19, is wasting no time getting back into the ring.

Golovkin will return to make his seventh title defense on March 30 in Monte Carlo, Monaco, according to K2 promoter Tom Loeffler. His opponent is not signed yet, but likely will be Nobuhiro Ishida, Loeffler told ESPN.com Thursday.

Ishida (24-8-2, 9 KOs), of Japan, is a former interim junior middleweight titlist who gained attention ...

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