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Canelo rates Golovkin’s power as an 8 out of 10

Canelo Alvarez discusses his upcoming rematch with Gennady Golovkin.

In this video interview with Fight Hub TV, Canelo Alvarez discusses what he’s working on leading into his rematch with Gennady Golovkin next month and reflects a little on their first fight. Check it out...

Canelo on what will be different in this rematch with Golovkin:

“I think the first fight showed me what I need to do in the rematch...I have to throw more punches, be more consistent in throwing punches. We’re going to work more on physical conditioning. That’s what was missing a little in the first fight. I was in good shape but I needed a little more to throw more punches.”

On if Golovkin was what he expected him to be in the ring:

“I knew who he was from the beginning. He’s been a middleweight all his career. I always said when I moved up to 160 I was going to face the best. I assumed he was the best. I faced him and I felt really good. I felt really good.

“His power wasn’t out of this world. I felt good, I’m a strong fighter too. The first fight showed me what I need to do in order to win this rematch convincingly, even though I keep thought I won the first fight. Whatever it takes, I have to do something different in this fighgt to win convincingly.”

On his reaction to Golovkin taking some of his best punches:

“I knew he was a fighter that could take a lot of punches. He can take a lot of punches upstairs. I simply thought to keep fighting my fight...

On what it was like taking a clean shot from Golovkin:

“When he hit me it was a punch that would’ve knocked out anyone, between the ear and the neck. I didin’t feel anything so it gave me more confidence. So he has a strong punch, respectable, but nothing out of this world.”

On how he would rate Golovkin’s power from 1 to 10:

“I think he’s a fighter that has an 8 out of 10, 9 out of 10...He’s a strong fighter.”

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