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Eddie Hearn Says Canelo Alvarez Loss Made Gennady Golovkin Trilogy “Bigger”

Published 05/16/2022, 2:00 PM EDT

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The Canelo Alvarez vs. Dmitry Bivol fight was one of the biggest upsets in recent boxing history. Despite the fact that Bivol was a formidable opponent with excellent footwork and powerful jabs, the crowd had already declared the Mexican king the winner. Unfortunately, the king was dethroned. However, renowned promoter, Eddie Hearn, made an intriguing statement that may offer supporters optimism that Alvarez will prevail.

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“The Golovkin fight becomes bigger now because people give Golovkin a chance of winning the fight.” Matchroom boss Eddie Hearn said in an interview with iFL TV. “Before it was all like, Oh, he’s 39 he’s 40, he’s not going to win the fight. Now people look at that performance and say, OK, maybe Golovkin’s got more chance.”


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The Matchroom boss believes the Canelo Alvarez vs Gennady Golovkin trilogy has even better chances. This may be a game-changer, and fans would undoubtedly enjoy witnessing it.

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The battle between Alvarez and GGG is one of the most coveted fights of 2022. Fans all across the world have been awaiting the return of these two titans to the ring.


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Canelo Alvarez (57-2-2) and Gennady Golovkin are two incredibly successful names in the present-day boxing scene. They bring brilliance and greatness to the ring, and the audience enjoys watching them. Their first fight was at middleweight in 2017. Despite the fact that supporters favored GGG to win, the match ended in a contentious draw.


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In 2018, the two boxers fought again in a rematch. The bout lasted 12 rounds and was contested at 160 pounds. This was a classic clash between two megastars, with strong jabs and a spectacular showdown. Finally, the world had a winner, and the Mexican was declared the champion by decision.


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It didn’t end there; the rivalry between the two ensured that a trilogy was required. However, Alvarez’s loss to Dmitry Bivol has hampered the trilogy’s hopes. Fans can only hope that the fight takes place and that the two boxers make history once more.

Until then, leave your thoughts on Eddie Hearn’s trilogy remark in the comments section below.

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Shashank Wankhede


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Shashank Wankhede is a Boxing writer at EssentiallySports. When it comes to boxing, the blockbuster film 'Rocky' sparked his interest in the sport. He holds Muhammad Ali in great regard and is a sincere admirer of his narrative, struggle, and accomplishments.
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