Canelo Alvarez as well as Gennady Golovkin will enter the ring next Saturday in Las Vegas for the third time, and even so, the Mexican fighter does not consider the Kazakhstani to be his toughest opponent. At the very least, he gave GGG credit, as he insisted that this was the most important rivalry of his career.
If not Golovkin, then who is the most difficult opponent?
Canelo Alvarez was interviewed for CNN in Spanish and there he made some confessions that surprised the world ahead of Saturday’s fight. He could say this to heat up the atmosphere and provoke Golovkin, otherwise he does not consider him the coolest in his life.
It may seem logical, but nothing beats hearing it from your own tapato voice. “Rivalries (GGG), yes, this is the most important thing in my career; not the most difficult opponent, the most difficult was Floyd Mayweatherhe is a more difficult fighter, I think he was by far the most difficult, but Golovkin is one of the strongest that has touched me in my career, yes, too.”
Canelo reveals what’s in store for Golovkin
Only a few days left to complete Canelo vs. Golovkin Trilogyand after admitting that Mayweather is his toughest opponent, he also said that facing the Kazakh fighter is a kind of challenge because both fighters know each other very well and that gives the fight a certain shade of complexity.
“We already know each other, he knows me and I know him, so we know how to fight him and we know how to beat him,” said the Mexican fighter in CNN interview in Spanish.
Canelo is much more mature to face Golovkin
“As a fighter, I have matured a lot, I have become stronger, I have become stronger in my weight, I have advanced a lot, so you will see in the fight, on September 17it is there that they will notice it, because now I can say so many things, but in the end in battle, where they will notice it, “the Mexican admitted in that interview.