Derevyanchenko’s opinion on the third fight between Golovkin and Canelo Alvarez


Three-time ex-contender for world middleweight titles Sergey Derevyanchenko believes that on September 17, the chances of WBA / IBF champion Gennady Golovkin (42-1-1, 37 KOs) to win in the third fight against Saul Alvarez (57-2-2, 39 KO) rose due to Kenelo’s recent loss to light heavyweight Dmitry Bivol.

Golovkin, 40, has fought at middleweight for his entire 16-year career, but Derevyanchenko believes the Kazakhstani will gainaboutgreater strength during the transition to the second average weight (up to 76.2 kg).

The Ukrainian says he was surprised by the outcome of the fight with Bivol: “I thought Canelo would win.”

“I don’t know,” Derevyanchenko said.
Fighthype, when asked if the Mexican should fight Bivol again. — Now he has a fight with GGG. I don’t know in what category he will have a rematch with Bivol, but I think Canelo will stay at 76.2 kg.”

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Derevyanchenko believes that the defeat of Alvarez brought Golovkin “a very big opportunity.”

“Because now that Canelo lost to Bivol, he already feels that he is no longer a superstar,” Sergey said. – I think that at 168 pounds Golovkin will be better. When you lose weight, strength decreases slightly. So I like Saul’s third fight with GGG.”

When asked who the toughest puncher he’s ever fought as a pro, Derevyanchenko replied that it was Golovkin.

American professional boxing legends believe that the third fight “will be brutal for GGG”, and the Cuban Lara – that Canelo and Golovkin are in their prime, but Alvarez will win again.

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