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Canelo spoke about the personal in the trilogy with Golovkin

The best boxer of our time, regardless of the weight category, the absolute champion of the super middleweight division Mexican Saul "Canelo" Alvarez (57-1-2, 39 KOs) said that he hopes for the victory of Kazakhstani Gennady Golovkin (41-1-1, 36 KOs) in the upcoming fight against the Japanese Ryota Murata (16-2, 13 KOs), which is scheduled for April 9 in Saitama, according to

Canelo himself is scheduled to fight against Russian Dmitry Bivol (19-0, 11 KOs) on May 7. If both Alvarez and Golovkin win the upcoming fights, then September 17 will be their third fight.

“They wanted me to (again) fight Golovkin. And I said, 'Why not? Everyone wants me to fight Golovkin, don't they?" Maybe it's a little late, maybe not. But everyone wants this fight," Alvarez said.

Canelo reminded that with Golovkin he has not only a sporting interest:

“Yeah, it’s personal. He talks a lot of shit. He talks a lot. We’ll see,” the Mexican anticipates. “But let’s not get ahead of ourselves. and about Golovkin.

The first fight between Golovkin and Alvarez in September 2017 ended in a draw, and a year later, Canelo celebrated the victory by decision.

Recall that the Golovkin-Murata fight was originally supposed to take place on December 29, 2021, but was postponed due to coronavirus restrictions in Japan. The new date was officially announced on March 3rd.

Canelo spoke about the personal in the trilogy with Golovkin