40-year-old WBA / IBF world middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin (42-1-1, 37 KOs) from Kazakhstan assured that his style has remained unchanged, despite the fact that in recent years he has tried to box more, and in the upcoming On September 17 of the trilogy against Canelo Alvarez (57-2-2, 39 KOs), the audience will be able to see this.
“I understand that the fight against Canelo will not be easy, and we will prepare for it together with my coach. I will definitely show everything that I am capable of,” Golovkin promises. – My Mexican style is still with me, it has not gone away, and I use it (in the upcoming fight) … I did not change my style (after the rematch with Canelo), I just expanded my arsenal and became more versatile, because with Since then, I have had different opponents that required a different approach.”
Gennady admits that the moment will soon come when he will have to say goodbye to the ring, but this, obviously, will not happen after September 17th. Although from a financial point of view, he will provide himself completely.
“At some point I will end my career, and that moment is not far away. He (Alvarez) will help me to retire as a boxer, primarily from a financial point of view. But we’ll see.”
And here is what Canelo says before the trilogy: “I’ll beat Golovkin – then I’ll be pleased with myself.”