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Canelo-Golovkin II: Gennady Golovkin promises to bring the body shots in rematch

Golovkin discusses his big May rematch with Canelo Alvarez.

Wil Esco is an assistant editor of Bad Left Hook and has been covering boxing for SB Nation since 2014.

In this video interview with Fight Hub TV, middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin discusses his upcoming rematch with Canelo Alvarez while also reflecting on the first fight. Check it out...

Golovkin on if he’s satisfied with his performance in the first fight:

“Yes and no...Yes because, you know, just I still champion, just bring my belt to home. An no because it’s not legal...I big boxing fan, you know, these not legal, these not clean sport. I like clean sport.”

On if he’s bothered by having a draw on his record:

“No I’m feeling very comfortable because, you know, just, I understand my situation, I understand this business. Today I stand here because I understand this business.”

On what he thinks he could do better in the rematch:

“A lot...One thing? Beat him!”

On fans asking why the body attack disappeared in the first fight:

“Yes, I believe I bring this point on May 5th. I show you on May 5th.”

On if Canelo’s speed surprised him in the first fight:

“Not a lot, no. I know this is bad day for him and bad day for me. RIght now this is new story, new fight, and everything’s new.”

On if he wants to be more aggressive in the rematch:

“Of course we both need be more aggressive.”

Of if he thinks he can win on the scorecards by simply outboxing Canelo of if he has to fight more aggressively to win:

“I believe I show you on May 5th, this is new Triple G.”

On if he’ll be targeting B.J. Saunders next with a win over Canelo:

“My goal is all the belts in the middleweight division...”

On if he expects the rematch to be harder than the first:

“100%, yes.”

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