Gennadiy Golovkin breaks silence on Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez: Questions over a trilogy fight ‘are still open’ | Boxing News

Gennadiy Golovkin has revealed that a third fight has “been posed” to Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez however his questions “remain unanswered” by his bitter rival.

Canelo elevated himself to the feted standing because the world’s No 1 pound-for-pound fighter by changing into the undisputed super-middleweight champion and beating three beforehand undefeated titleholders inside a yr.

The Mexican celebrity is subsequent focusing on a belt in a fifth division in opposition to WBC cruiserweight champion Ilunga Makabu however one in all his in-demand duties is to lastly settle the rivalry with Golovkin.

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Golovkin says one other fight with Canelo ‘is feasible’

“This fight is possible,” Golovkin advised Sky Sports. “Theoretically nothing has changed.

“There are sure questions which have been posed. They are still open, they continue to be unanswered.

“We have been discussing it however have not moved in direction of this fight for fairly a while.

“You are interested because he beat all the UK fighters! But it is of no concern to me.”

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Canelo and Golovkin fought two pulsating middleweight fights

Golovkin and Canelo have fought two traditional middleweight battles – the primary, in 2017, led to a draw. The rematch was received by Canelo through majority choice.

Those outcomes are the one blemishes on the fearsome report of Golovkin, who still maintains that he deserved the judges’ verdict when he met Canelo for the primary time.

“We fought, I know who he is. I don’t think about him at all,” Golovkin reacted to his rival’s rise to superstardom.

“It isn’t something I don’t give any thought to.”

Golovkin will return in opposition to Murata on December 29

Golovkin, now 39, is ready to return to the ring on December 29 in Japan in opposition to Ryota Murata in a fight that can unify the IBF and WBA middleweight titles.

The knockout artist from Kazakhstan has held a middleweight world championship in every of the previous 10 years however has no real interest in following Canelo’s instance of shifting via the burden lessons.

“I don’t want to entertain moving to a different division unless there is an offer on the table,” he stated.

“Imagine if I moved to 175lbs [light-heavyweight], the number of people calling me out will increase by 30 per cent!

“The military of fighters who self-promote themselves through the use of my title would solely enhance in quantity.”