Canelo Alvarez Disses Gennady Golovkin: ‘What Has He Done After He Fought Me?’

Published 10/15/2021, 9:00 AM EDT


Canelo Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin’s dual wars are rightly cemented in boxing lovers’ memories. The duo collided with each other in their primes, and both of their fights turned out to be absolute blockbusters. Post that, hardcore boxing fans wanted to see them square off once again to conclude their rift.

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However, as Canelo Alvarez moved ahead to compete in the upper weight classes, their feud took a backseat. Despite that, the big question still pops up in fans’ minds pertaining to this high-class trilogy between Canelo and ‘GGG’.

Recently, the unified super-middleweight king was in a chat with ESPN, wherein he addressed the above-mentioned point.

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He said, “I am set for everything, I am set to make the best fights. You (journalists) hang on to that (the trilogy). I’m doing more important things than him. Where is he? What has he done after he fought me? Nothing.”


“I am doing other important things in my career. Beating champions, undefeated. But I am put.” (translated via Google Translate)

After beating Golovkin in 2018, Canelo moved to light heavyweight in 2019 and came to super middleweight in 2020. Now, Canelo is just one step away from conquering all the 168-pound belts.

Once he does the same, he may go back up to the light heavyweight division. Hence, the possibility of him fighting ‘GGG’ seems to be extremely slim.

How can Canelo Alvarez vs Gennady Golovkin 3 happen?

Post their rematch, Alvarez moved on to fight in different weight classes. However, ‘GGG’ remained in the middleweight roster only. Hence, if ‘GGG’ wants that last dance with Canelo before retiring, he may have to bulk up and move to 168 or 175.

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That being said, as the Kazakh boxer is 39 years old, he might just sign off from the sport at any moment.

Citing that, the possibility of a trilogy between these two looks impossible. For now, fans can only cherish the duo’s two battles. The draw in 2017 and the controversial decision in 2018.

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Prathamesh Singh Chauhan

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Prathamesh Singh Chauhan is a Boxing Author at EssentiallySports. He is a graduate from the International Institute of Sports Management who combines his love for sports, particularly combat sports, and his flair for writing and analysis to help him in his day-to-day work. He has prior professional experience with sporting organizations such as Star Sports, Khelo India, and NBA.

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