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Golovkin Targets Canelo, Cotto, Chavez Jr. PPV Fights

By Radio Rahim

WBA/IBO middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin (30-0, 27KOs) returns this coming Saturday night at the StubHub Center in Carson, California. He will defend his titles in a unification with WBC interim-middleweight champion Marco Antonio Rubio (59-6-1, 51KOs).

Golovkin's star power is rising, but the feared puncher does not consider himself a star. To get there, he believes that a signature fight is needed, on HBO Pay-Per-View, against one of three biggest names within his reach - WBC middleweight champion Miguel Cotto, superstar Saul "Canelo" Alvarez or super middleweight contender Julio Cesar Chavez Jr.

"I'm not a big superstar right now. I'm just a champion of the WBA and IBO. Look, I think Marco Antonio Rubio right now is the best opponent for me. He's the interim-champion of the WBC. And in the future, I hope for a pay-per-view fight with Miguel Cotto, Canelo Alvarez, Chavez Jr. Just three names that are pay-per-view fights, I hope," Golovkin told BoxingScene.com.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by taste on 10-17-2014

[QUOTE=The Big Dunn;15028530]That said, I'd take froch v ggg.[/QUOTE] Me too chief! (He gets it!)

Comment by taste on 10-17-2014

[QUOTE=TLC8;15028323]Then you have one fool that says, "what about Carl?" Like he purposely left him out. Gennady mentions the three biggest names out there and I'm sure if you asked him to sit down and list everyone to appease you,…

Comment by soul_survivor on 10-17-2014

[QUOTE=Bigg Rigg;15028245]F*ck Andre Ward!!! My goodness..... I'm not even a GGG fan but ya be sounding so dumb talking about this guy all the time. He's boring, he's more exciting as a commentator than he is as a boxer. [B]Tell…

Comment by HeroBando on 10-16-2014

[QUOTE=lets rumble;15028967]y target smaller guys coming up ??? call out ward and prove your a ppv star ....[/QUOTE] Who are these guys? Cotto is lineal at MW. Not a fair target? Canelos last 2 fights were at MW, he's bigger…

Comment by lets rumble on 10-16-2014

y target smaller guys coming up ??? call out ward and prove your a ppv star ....

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