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Golovkin To Sturm: You Can Get a Title Shot Right Away

By Ruslan Chikov

WBA/IBO middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin (25-0, 22KOs) has no problem with helping out Felix Sturm (37-4-2, 16KOs). For two years Golovkin chased after Sturm but he never came close to getting the fight. Sturm has lost his last two, to Daniel Geale and Sam Soliman, and now Golovkin is the holder of Sturm's old belt.

Sturm still has a television deal remaining with SAT-1. Golovkin will defend his title on March 30th in Monte Carlo against Nobuhiro Ishida. After that, he welcomes a title defense against Sturm. Golovkin would like to return in the month of June in a big fight.

"I would fight fight him on his channel, in his city. And we can share the revenue equally. Felix can immediately get a fight for his former title," Golovkin was quoted by Hamburger Abendblatt.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by S. Saddler 1310 on 02-05-2013

Sturm doesn't want to fight you, Gennady.

Comment by LA_2_Vegas on 02-05-2013

[QUOTE=TudorMiron;12997588]It's not just a duck. There was a point when Golovkin signed with universum (major force at that time) he was treated very bad - in the way that he wasn't given any meaningful fights - they kept him in…

Comment by Weebler I on 02-05-2013

[QUOTE=Tobi.G;12996368]I guess GGG wants to become more popular in germany. [B]There is no other reason for him to want this fight.[/B] But Sturm is in desperate need of an belt or he will not be shown in TV anymore. So…

Comment by Fighting_Pride on 02-05-2013

make it happen, golovkin is on the roll right now and might just eat strum for breakfast

Comment by Simurgh on 02-05-2013

Sturm should retire. He is not half the fighter he used to be. He looked very bad in the last fight. In his prime it would be more competitive fight, but still GGG would stop him. I can't blame Strum…

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