Golovkin Open To Canelo Trilogy Bout

IBF middleweight king Gennady Golovkin says a trilogy bout with undisputed super-middleweight champion Canelo Alvarez continues to be doable sooner or later.

Golovkin, who prepares for his unification with WBA middleweight title-holder Ryota Murata on December 29 in Japan, admits he would solely transfer up in weight to face his Mexican rival if a concrete supply was made.

The pair battled to a controversial draw again in 2018, earlier than Canelo edging out a majority choice victory of their 2019 rematch.

“This [Canelo] battle is feasible,” Golovkin mentioned to Sky Sports activities. “Nothing has modified. There are particular questions which have been posed. They’re nonetheless open, they continue to be unanswered. 

“Now we have been discussing it however haven’t moved in direction of this battle for fairly a while. You have an interest as a result of he beat all of the UK fighters! However it’s of no concern to me.

“We fought, I do know who he’s. I don’t take into consideration him in any respect. It isn’t one thing I don’t give any thought to. I don’t wish to entertain transferring to a special division until there’s a proposal on the desk.

“Think about if I moved to 175lbs, the variety of individuals calling me out will improve by 30 p.c! The military of fighters who self-promote themselves through the use of my identify would solely improve in quantity.”

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