Golovkin’s trainer reveals how he wants to see Gennady in the third fight with Canelo


Jonathon Banks, coach of Kazakhstani Gennady Golovkin (42-1-1, 37 KOs), told how he wants to see his ward in the upcoming trilogy against Mexican Canelo Alvarez (57-2-2, 39 KOs), which is scheduled for September 17 in Las Vegas (USA).

“I wish Golovkin could demonstrate more than one skill,” Banks said. “He knows he has punching power. So I want people to see his movement, his attack, his speed. He’s the perfect fighter and I’m trying to wake this guy up. In the amateurs and at the Olympics, he boxed and circled around rivals. Golovkin did the same in the first fight (against Alvarez). He just boxed with him.

“Of course I want to win by knockout, but I don’t want to get hung up on it,” Jonathon said. “I told him he couldn’t count on winning if he fought the whole fight on his back foot. I would like him to be in the center of the ring, make a boxing match out of this – and then we’ll see what happens.

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