Don’t be surprised if Canelo vs Golovkin, arguably the biggest fight in boxing, doesn’t happen in 2016, despite the WBC’s edict and the wishes of fight fans.
In November, following his one-sided loss to Sergey Kovalev, then 50 year old fight legend Bernard Hopkins shocked the boxing world when he stated he wanted to face the sport's most destructive fighter, pound-for-pound, in his proverbial 'last hurrah.''
Although the WBC has ordered middleweight champions Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin to meet by the end of 2016, it may not happen this year.
Middleweight title-holder Gennady "GGG" Golovkin (34-0, 31 KO) is undoubtedly one of the most avoided fighters in the last 30 years.
Tonight, middleweight champions Gennady Golovkin and David Lemieux, two electrifying KO artists, engaged in a PPV showdown at sold out Madison Square Garden.
On October 17th, WBA middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin (33-0, 30 KOs) will get something he has been craving for years - A pay per view fight.