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Sanchez: Golovkin Would Go To 154 For Mayweather

By Edward Chaykovsky

There are not many fights enticing enough for WBA/IBO middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin (29-0, 26KOs) to drop down to 154-pounds - but the chance to face Floyd Mayweather Jr. (46-0, 26KOs) is certainly the most desired by Golovkin, according to trainer Abel Sanchez.

If Golovkin is unable to secure the big fights at middleweight, he may explore his options in other weight divisions. Later tonight at New York's Madison Square Garden, Golovkin will get his toughest test to date when he faces two-time middleweight champion Daniel Geale (30-2, 16KOs) in an HBO televised fight.

"Gennady would go down to 154 to fight Floyd, at 168 there are six or seven different guys," Sanchez said. "They all say they want to fight him, it's a different story when it comes to getting in the ring with him."
 
"We started four years ago, I told him he would be the best middleweight in the world
and the most avoided. He listened to me and doesn't question me. He does his job and I do mine."

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Jc8804 on 07-27-2014

So are you aaying if floyd did a 6 city tour this wouldnt sell vs GGG I love floyd fans agenda. I ask this , is or was floyd a paper champ at 154 or the lineal??

Comment by Chuckguy on 07-26-2014

[QUOTE=Derranged;14798489]Yea, Golovkin should fight past prime blown up welterweights instead of top middleweights and super middleweights.[/QUOTE] Yeah cause Sergio two years ago was washed up!

Comment by Chuckguy on 07-26-2014

[QUOTE=Bachavelli;14797735]this bum couldnt sell enough tickets to fill up my living room but he wants floyd?? :crazy:[/QUOTE] Yeah an how many arenas was Floyd selling out early in his career ?

Comment by Mr. Punch-Out!! on 07-26-2014

[QUOTE=The Noose;14797779]True. But Floyd has been able to outbox and out move many opponents without needing power to do so. I can see Floyd outboxing GGG. But can he go 12 without getting hurt? I think its highly possible. GGG…

Comment by White_Knight on 07-26-2014

[QUOTE=Derranged;14798489]Yea, Golovkin should fight past prime blown up welterweights instead of top middleweights and super middleweights.[/QUOTE] According to Floyd fans a fighter should look for the best money option. From Golovkin's perspective this would involve a fight against Mayweather. By…

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