Saul Alvarez: "Golovkin is no longer a challenge for me"
The WBO light heavyweight champion, Mexican Saul Alvarez, said he will not play a third fight with Gennady Golovkin, Prosports.kz reports on BoxingScene.
"I do not want to fight against Golovkin anymore. This is no longer a challenge for me. I've already given him 24 laps, that's all, that's enough. I have other responsibilities, "quotes Alvarez BoxingScene.
Boxers had two fights before. In the first round, a draw was recorded, and in the second round Canelo won by a decision of the judges.
The last fight that Alvarez played on 2 November 2019. Then he knocked out Sergey Kovalev and took him a belt according to the WBO light heavyweight title.
In addition, Alvarez decided to keep the WBA world title weight vacant.
Most recently, Gennady Golovkin stepped into the ring on 6 October, voted unanimously to defeat Ukrainian Sergey Derevyanchenko and won the IBF and IBO middleweight belts.