Golovkin beat Rubio to win his WBC belt. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo, File)
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Gennady Golovkin will meet David Lemieux in a three-belt middleweight title unification bout Oct. 17 in New York.Golovkin (33-0, 30 KOs) holds the WBA belt and the WBC interim belt, while Lemieux (34-2, 31 KOs) is the IBF middleweight champion.With Lemieux, Golovkin has landed a date with one of the world's top 160-pounders and a fellow champion.Lemieux won his title in June, knocking down Hassan N'Dam four times on the way to a comfortable decision victory. Lemieux has stopped seven of his last nine opponents with his big-punching style, but he also was stopped by Marco Antonio Rubio in 2011 .The winner of the Cotto-Alvarez fight is obligated to fight Golovkin or Lemieux next, or forfeit the belt.
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