If you thought that Gennadiy Golovkin’s latest performance — a very tough decision win over Sergiy Derevyanchenko — would make Canelo Alvarez more inclined to fight him, well, not so fast. In an interview with TV Azteca, the Mexican champion ripped Golovkin for the opponents he’s been facing since they’ve fought.
“I am the one to beat, I’m the one everyone wants to face. Ever since Golovkin fought me, what has he done? He didn’t do anything,” Canelo told TV Azteca.
“I’m facing a pure world champion. I’m going up two weight divisions,” he pointed out. “His opponents come from losing.
“He no longer poses any challenge. I’ve already beat him. I gave him 24 rounds. He couldn’t do it.”
Canelo goes on to say if he did ever happen to fight Golovkin for a third time that he’d just beat him again, this time by knockout, but it would just be about business for him. To that end Canelo wouldn’t completely rule out another fight with Golovkin, saying he might consider it if the money’s right, but that he’s really looking for other challenges at this point.