Both Gennady Golovkin and Saul "Canelo" Álvarez are excellent fighters and hard hitters. Alvarez (49-1-1, 34 KOs) will now be fighting as a full-fledged 160-pound middleweight after his lopsided unanimous decision victory over Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. on May 6.
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Oleksandr Usyk and Marco Huck kicked of the WBSS cruiserweight version last weekend with the unbeaten Ukrainian handing the German his fifth career defeat with a 10-round TKO.
"It's the only way the victor of the Golovkin-Canelo fight can unify the titles, and that's the logical fight", Warren said, via BBC. With 33 of his 37 victories coming by way of stoppage, Golovkin holds the highest knockout percentage (89.8) in middleweight championship history.
"But I have more experience now, I'm more complete as a fighter, more confident in the ring".
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The fight with Cotto represents arguably the Mexican's biggest victory and saw him claim the vacant WBC world middleweight title.
Alvarez is one of the best boxers on the planet and is the right man to be the face of the fight game, but he is not the better fighter at this point in time.
The most recent, against mandatory challenger Avtandil Khurtsidze, was cancelled a month from the fight date as Khurtsidze was arrested for alleged involvement with organised crime. "It all depends on who lands the punch that defines the fight and I think Gennady is going to do that", said Abel Sanchez, Golovkin's trainer. Golovkin, who won a silver medal in the 2004 Olympics, is hoping for the kind of performance that will finally win over fans not overly impressed by a 23-fight knockout streak of 18 middleweight title defenses. Triple G came to the U.S.in 2011 to pursue bigger fights, and has collected the major middleweight titles while trying to get Alvarez into the ring.
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