Bernard Hopkins assured that Gennady Golovkin and Jaime Munguía They are in the process of closing a fight by the end of 2021.
“I would love to see Munguía with Golovkin, it can be a fight that wins or loses ”, commented Hopkins to Fine Boxing. “I believe that Golovkin he still has fire inside him and something to prove. Seeks some kind of revenge after his defeat with him Canelo“.
Hopkins He also talked about the plans Munguía by 2021, leaving the door open for a big fight where Golovkin looms as a strong candidate.
On the other hand, it is difficult for the Kazakh to close the trilogy with Saúl “Canelo” Álvarez, who on different occasions stated that it is not among his plans.
“At the time it was good that the fight did not take place, but now Munguía he will do very good fights this year ”, he commented Hopkins. “The fight with GGG it is possible, they are on their way to face each other. There are many conversations now and they will surely strengthen in the coming days ”.
They want the fight yes or yes
At the same time, Hopkins He noted that there is great encouragement to close the fight soon, both from the promoters and the public, but pointed out that there are still details to be specified.
“I want to see that fight, Oscar de la hoya) wants that fight, ”he added. “We just need to let time run for everything to go well. Everyone should be treated fairly and not take advantage of the circumstances ”.
GGG could let pass Munguía to look for the middleweight belt of the CMB in possession of Jermall charlo, to seek to dominate the division again.
Jaime Munguía maintains his undefeated record in 36 professional fights, but should he face GGGIt would be the biggest challenge of his career. In his last fight he beat Turean Johnson in October 2020.