Gennady Golovkin, IBF middleweight champion, assured that the Mexican Saúl ‘Canelo’ Álvarez is not the best pound for pound in today’s boxing.
“It depends on what we take as a criterion, after my fights with him (Canelo), I don’t think I’m the best, ”he said Gennady Golovkin in an interview with Eduardo Cauich of the Los Angeles Times.
AND Golovkin 39-year-old gave his reasons why he cannot be considered Canelo as the best Pound for pound.
“I am somewhat tired of this series of rivals from Canelo“, he pointed Golovkin. “They are like carbon copies. What Eddie hearn (promoting partner of the Canelo) he’s trying to do is present each of his fighters one after another. It is like a novel, of which we are all tired. I should face the truth, have some conscience to end this, because there are more interesting opportunities.
What Gennady Golovkin told us when we asked him about the quality of Canelo’s rivals at super middleweight and whether he considers him the best pound for pound in boxing… the full interview here: https://t.co/PndTzC1WRo pic.twitter.com/FATPLwZmvn
– Eduard Cauich (@ecauich) November 25, 2021
Gennady Golovkin is ready to close trilogy against ‘Canelo’
GGG assured that he is open to negotiate the third fight with ‘Canelo’, but that if it is not achieved, it would not matter to him.
“I’m open to it, and always have been. Surely you know that we have had contracts and obligations for a rematch, but that fight has not happened. I feel extremely comfortable with what happens ”, he pointed out.
“If there is an offer, an attractive offer, of course we are going to consider that, but so far, no one has asked me,” added the boxer.
Golovkin made it clear that to beat Morata This December 29, a global five-star battle awaits you.
“If all goes well with this fight, there is an opportunity for me to be part of an interesting fight, which would be very valuable in every way. It would be a very valuable fight. If that happens, I would be open and I would closely follow that opportunity, “he said.