By Craig Daly: Vasyl Lomachenko suspects that Gennadiy Golovkin fought Canelo Alvarez with a “well being” downside along with his proper hand final Saturday night time as a result of he ONLY used his left hand all through the 12-round bout on the T-Cell Area in Las Vegas.
To make certain, the 40-year-old Golovkin (42-2-1, 37 KOs) was just about solely utilizing his left hand, even when he started to rally within the eighth spherical.
Within the championship rounds, Golovkin gave the impression to be utilizing simply his left hand for his energy pictures. Sometimes, Golovkin would throw a proper, but it surely wasn’t like how he usually fights.
Golovkin has at all times been an enormous proper hand puncher, however he didn’t make the most of this harmful weapon towards Canelo for some purpose, which might recommend that he was injured.
With out his main weapon, Golokin had no probability towards the undisputed tremendous middleweight champion Canelo as a result of he wasn’t going to beat him with a jab or by throwing left hooks.
Though Golovkin did seem to stun Canelo with a left within the ninth, he couldn’t comply with as much as try to end him off as a result of he wasn’t utilizing his proper hand.
“It was a really attention-grabbing combat, however I feel GGG has an issue along with his well being, as a result of he solely labored all in the course of the combat along with his left hand” stated Vasyl Lomachenko to Okay.O. Artist Sports activities following Gennadiy Golovkin’s loss to Canelo Alvarez final Saturday.
Lomachenko may very well be right about Golovkin having a hand damage. Why else wouldn’t he have used that hand in the course of the combat?
After this efficiency, Lomachenko stated that Golovkin might “retire” from the game. He doesn’t know what Golovkin can do, but when that is the best way he’s going to combat sooner or later, hanging up the gloves could be a smart factor to do.
“Look, I don’t know; no one is aware of. It’s boxing,” stated Lomachenko when requested if he anticipated extra from Golovkin. “Earlier than the combat, you consider the technique of fighters, however throughout a combat, all of it modifications; all of it occurs.
“It’ll be very attention-grabbing,” stated Lomachenko when requested a few rematch between Canelo and WBA mild heavyweight champion Dmitry Bivol. “I feel Canelo wants this.”