At this current moment in time I can’t think of any fight in boxing that is as highly anticipated as the proposed contest between Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez and Gennady ‘GGG’ Golovkin. The longing for this bout gives me flashbacks to the long drawn out negotiations between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao, I for one hope that we don’t have to wait 5 years to see these two titans square off.
As with all great matchups throughout boxing history both fighters have partisan sets of fans on either side who will argue to the death that “their man” will easily defeat the other. Go on any boxing forum, speak to any group of fighters or fans at a gym and you will hear convincing stories for both sides. Today I am going to attempt to break down why Canelo could be the one to inflict GGG’s first professional career loss, but it sure won’t be easy. Continue reading How and why Canelo could beat GGG, but it doesn’t mean he will!