Advertisement
Advertisement

Golovkin Still Hopes To Get Chavez Jr. By Year's End

By Ryan Burton

WBA/IBO middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin was disappointed when a proposed July 19th pay-per-view bout against Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. fell through. Golovkin understands that Chavez Jr. has some issues with his promoter that he must work through but still holds out hope that the fight can come to fruition before the year is over.

"I have a lot of respect for Julio Cesar Chavez. I respect all great champions. I know the fight didn't happen because of business reasons in boxing but I hope the fight can happen before the end of the year," Golovkin stated. 

Triple G made it clear that he plans on campaigning as a middleweight but said that he is more than willing to move up in weight if the fight makes sense from a business perspective.

"My division is still 160 pounds but this is a big fight. It is a pay-per-view fight so we made a business decision to move up for the fight. Of course the weight favors him but it was worth it for this fight,"  Golovkin told BoxingScene.com.

The Froch-Groves winner has also been mentioned as a fight Golovkin may be interested in.

Send questions or comments to [email protected]. You can follow Ryan on Twitter @ringsidewriter

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Thurman on 07-27-2014

Let's see what Junior's chin is really made of!

Comment by livershot73 on 05-21-2014

[QUOTE=Catrin;14575524]banda, barbies, tekila & norteÑo. SoCal style![/QUOTE] - nope, HELL YEAH, hell yeah again & Fahk NO. Only Tribal & Negreton SoCal style! NAAAAAH Just f#ckin' wit u bro!....good post!...I hope they make this fight happen before the end of…

Comment by doninlouisiana on 05-21-2014

[QUOTE=kingfaze19;14575288]GGG vs Chavez Jr will be the battle of the hype trains, both overhyped bums.[/QUOTE] I'm almost positive that you do not really believe that Golovkin is a bum, if you can't see the talent in that fighter after watching…

Comment by JFalu on 05-21-2014

[QUOTE=BIGPOPPAPUMP;14575248]WBA/IBO middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin was disappointed when a proposed July 19th pay-per-view bout against Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. fell through. Golovkin understands that Chavez Jr. has some issues with his promoter that he must work through but still holds…

Comment by thebowtod on 05-21-2014

[QUOTE=yoshik;14576095]You are nuts. Clearly not a boxing fan. Not smart either. Actually sound like a putz.[/QUOTE]......what

Post a Comment/View More User Comments (27)
Top Headlines Mayweather: Khan Thinks He Can Do What I Did To Canelo Here's One Vote For Another Bernard 'Alien' Hopkins Sighting Erik Morales: Amir Khan Won't Last Four Rounds With Canelo Luis Ortiz Warns Tony Thompson: Barking Dogs Don't Bite! Billy Dib To Face Sukkasem Kietyongyuth on February 26 Arreola Suspended For 90 Days, Tests Positive For Marijuana Denis Lebedev-Yunier Dorticos Clash Ordered By The WBA Photos: Jamel Herring Makes Weight, Set For First TV Main Event Garcia's Team Disputes Possibility Of Donnie Nietes Fight Freddie Roach is Pleased With Frankie Gomez Performance Luis Ramos on Top Rank Deal, Desire For World Title Fight Golovkin's Promoter Confirms Interest in Bernard Hopkins Fight Luis Ortiz-Thompson Set, But Not Yet Sanctioned By WBA Francisco Santana To Return on Top Rank Bill on April 2 Adamek-Molina: Mateusz Masternak To Face Fields on The Card Amir Khan: I'll Win and Make History, Shut The Doubters Up! Luis Ortiz-Tony Thompson Finalized For March 5th on HBO Cruz vs. Koasicha Tops March 4 Telemundo Bill In Tampa Toka Kahn-Clary Promises To Let The Hard Shots Rain Down Frank Bruno Insists Comeback Talk Came From The Heart Mayweather: Me and Al Haymon Have All The Say So in Boxing Arum: If Pacquiao Continues To Fight, Crawford is Perfect Foe Nietes May Defend Against Garcia in May, Not Fuentes RoundZero Wins Purse Bid For Chudinov-Signani EBU Title Fight IRA Claims 'Credit' For Deadly Dublin Weigh-In Shooting Browne Continues Camp As Chagaev Clash Still On Course Freddie Roach Warns: Don't Count Khan Out Completely Jonathan Gonzelez-Joebert Alvarez To Battle on March 19 Brook: I Wish Khan The Best, Don't Think He Can Beat Canelo Gutknecht To Braehmer: I’m Ready To Avenge My Defeat! Robert Helenius-Johann Duhaupas on April 2 For WBC Silver Belt Evander Holyfield: Anthony Joshua is Best Fighter UK Ever Had Mayweather: Khan Should Have Fought Brook, Not Canelo "Fighting Words" - Canelo vs. Khan: A One-Ring Circus Khan: If I'm Scared of Brook, Then Why Would I Fight Canelo? Guillermo Rigondeaux Wants To Excite in Liverpool, Says Diaz Haye Says The Klitschko Era is Over, Tabs Fury For Repeat Win Austin Trout Willing To Travel, Face Liam Smith in The UK Tyson Fury Hopes Wladimir Klitschko Rematch is Set 'ASAP' Hatton: Canelo Will Be Too Strong and Powerful For Amir Khan
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement