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  • By Miguel Maravilla

Golovkin Speaks on Defeat

Former WBC, WBA, and Ring Magazine middleweight champion Gennady “GGG” Golovkin (38-1-1, 34 KOs) spoke about his defeat to Saul "Canelo" Alvarez (50-1-2, 34 KOs). Golovkin was on the short end of a majority decision.

"We can say a lot of things but first we have to congratulate Canelo,"

"We can talk about a lot of things. I feel like I'm a champion and he is a champion,"

"I felt really comfortable in there and feel that I did enough to win,"

"I really don't feel that he fought a Mexican style fight. Nothing special but I want to congratulate him,"

Golovkin talked about his future.

'As a fighter and boxer I will continue to do my job to prove. I'm the best,"

"We would like to have a third fight. It would be great to fight him again,"

"I will be back,"

Abel Sanchez;

"We have to congratulate Canelo. Hopefully we can do it again,"

"I was expecting Canelo to fight. I thought Canelo. You cant take nothing away from him. He is the champion today,"

"Canelo fought the fight he had fought in his previous fights. He fought an exceptional fight. I feel the public deserves a third fight,"

Tom Loeffler

"I think it was a tremendous fight. We on the Gennady side feel he won. Canelo fought a tremendous he deserves credit he brought the fight to Gennady. We have to give both of these guys credit,"

"We feel Gennady is still the champion but we have to respect Canelo. He fought the fight that he said he would,"

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