Gennady Golovkin

Is Canelo Alvarez Getting Closer To A Trilogy Fight With Gennady Golovkin?

Yep, it still seems like a shocker that Saul “Canelo” Alvarez received a boxing lesson courtesy of light heavyweight champion Dmitry Bivol on May 7. Bivol’s dominant unanimous decision victory did a few things to Alvarez: It wiped out his 8-fight win streak; it shattered the mystique of an indestructible Canelo; and it also cracked open two big questions — one about Alvarez’s next fight and the second about his standing in the boxing world.
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Chris Eubank Jr to open talks over Gennady Golovkin fight

Chris Eubank Jr.’s team intend to open talks over a potential fight with Gennady Golovkin.Golovkin had been expected to target a third encounter with Canelo Alvarez as his next fight, but the Mexican’s defeat to Dmitry Bivol on Saturday night means he is likely to be otherwise engaged if he activates his rematch clause.That may enable Eubank Jr., who has long wanted the chance to take on Golovkin.The Kazakh middleweight beat Ryōta Murata in Japan last month to add the WBA world title to the IBF and IBO belts that Golovkin already held.“Absolutely,” Eubank Jr.’s promoter Kalle Sauerland told the...
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Bleacher Report

Stop the Nonsense: Give Us Canelo Alvarez vs. Gennady Golovkin 3

Canelo Alvarez's ring resume isn't quite pristine. He's been a professional boxer for more than half his life, with precisely two losses in 61 fights. The first blemish came nearly nine years ago against imminent Hall of Famer Floyd Mayweather Jr. and is largely pardoned these days as simply too much, too soon for a 22-year-old kid.

Fight Talk: Should Gennady Golovkin retire or chase Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez trilogy? Is Ryan Garcia still learning? Mikaela Mayer targets big fights

In this week's Fight Talk, we look at what could be next for newly-crowned unified middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin and the return of lightweight star Ryan Garcia. Golovkin's slow-burner knockout of Ryoto Murata secured him the WBA (Super) title and boosted his chances of a potential trilogy fight with Mexican great Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez.

‘Age gives me additional edge’ – Gennady Golovkin all set for unification fight

Gennady Golovkin views the experience he has gained in a glittering professional career that shows no signs of slowing down as an “additional edge” in his vast armoury.The day after turning 40, and with his status as one of the all-time great middleweights already assured, Golovkin this weekend takes on Ryota Murata in a world title unification fight in Japan.It ends nearly 16 months of inactivity for Golovkin – Saturday’s contest was supposed to take place on December 29 only to be shelved due to coronavirus restrictions – but the Kazakh is unfazed by the delay.Retirement is still a long...