Golovkin Promoter: GGG Will Prove He's 'P4P 1' With Canelo Win

Tom Loeffler, promoter for WBA, IBO, WBC middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin (38-0-1, 34 KOs), expects his man to set the record straight on who the best fighter in the world really is.

Golovkin will defend his titles in a rematch with Canelo Alvarez (49-1-2, 34 KOs) on September 15th at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.

They fought for the first time back in September 2017, and the bout ended in a controversial twelve round split draw.

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There was a lot of tension in reaching an agreement for the second fight.

It took months before the two boxers were able to come to terms on the financial split.

In the end, Golovkin took a 45% of money, and Canelo slimmed his take down to 55%. Initially, Canelo wanted 65% with Golovkin receiving 35%.

Because of Golovkin's age, at 36, some are questioning his skills. There are some who believe the fearsome fighter is declining.

Loeffler expects GGG to change those opinions with a showcase performance.

“It's hard to believe that there could be bigger drama than the negotiations we just concluded to make the rematch – again. The rematch has a much bigger feel to it because of all the controversy and is the biggest fight in boxing. It’s also the third consecutive time Gennady has taken over a major Mexican holiday to showcase his exciting Mexican-Style of fighting," Loeffler said.

"This rematch transcends a championship boxing match and has become an international sporting event where it will be shown in over 150 countries worldwide. Gennady is bringing his belts and his resolve to prove he is still the best middleweight of his era and boxing’s No. 1 pound for pound fighter.

"He won the first fight against Canelo in the eyes of millions of viewers who tuned in last September and he will do it again on Mexican Independence Day, with his record-breaking 21st consecutive title defense. It’s his destiny.”

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by TonyGe on 07-03-2018

[QUOTE=Shadoww702;18911090]Canelo beat him down bad. Not bad for what 19?? 20 years old??? Why would I be mad at seeing a grown HOFamer get beat by a kid. Your the dummy with all the excuses. Ass clown who just talks…

Comment by Shadoww702 on 07-03-2018

[QUOTE=TonyGe;18911068]You sound upset. LOL.. Mosley got beaten rather easily by both Floyd and Pac. I respect Shane but at that point in his career he was definitely on the down side.[/QUOTE] Canelo beat him down bad. Not bad for what…

Comment by TonyGe on 07-03-2018

[QUOTE=Shadoww702;18910968]Damn your STUPID!!!! Mosley just recently fought Pac the year before and clocked Floyd pretty good. You dumb RTARD what were you doing at 20?? Fighting LEGENDS and HOFamers??? Man your a JOKE! Go away stupid. Not like you EVER…

Comment by Shadoww702 on 07-02-2018

[QUOTE=mathed;18910973]Cotto, small as hell and old as hell compared to clenela Mosley, WTF, dude was like 40 or something Trout, without the KD and bought off judges, that fight is a draw Lara boxed the diva's ass up when he…

Comment by mathed on 07-02-2018

[QUOTE=Shadoww702;18910919]At the time. Mayweather easy HOFamer P4P #1 ESPN the last 25 years. Mosley Cotto ranked P4P #9 at the time. Lara Top #20 at the time. Still considered the best even older took Hurd to the limit. Trout always…

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