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Groves Would Like To See Golovkin Face Mayweather

By Edward Chaykovsky

EBU super middleweight champion George Groves has advised Gennady "GGG" Golovkin (31-0, 28KOs) to move down to junior middleweight. He sees very little for Golovkin to accomplish at 160, stating that a move to super middleweight would result in less "money" fights. Groves, who sparred in the past with Golovkin, would like to see him fight WBC/WBA 154-pound champion Floyd Mayweather Jr.

"I'd love to see it [Mayweather-Golovkin]," Groves told Sky Sports. "When I went out to train with him and hazarded a guess, it would've been that he goes down, rather than up - and maybe there are bigger fights if he moves down. There’s [Miguel] Cotto, [Saúl] Alvarez and Mayweather or [Manny] Pacquiao... so many names in and around the light-middleweight division and so many great fights that can be made."

"I think Gennady can lose a bit more weight because he is so comfortable at middleweight. I don't think he's the biggest middleweight out there. He's in shape; he boxes so regularly he is always in shape."

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by LacedUp on 10-21-2014

[[email protected];15040813]boy...if chickenfloyd is so scared to fight a midget, one-dimensional, slumping pacquiao, how can he agree to a fight with the hottest knock out artist in this era?[/QUOTE] In this era? :lol1: Wow, the GGG hype is strong after a…

Comment by [email protected] on 10-21-2014

boy...if chickenfloyd is so scared to fight a midget, one-dimensional, slumping pacquiao, how can he agree to a fight with the hottest knock out artist in this era?

Comment by hugh grant on 10-21-2014

Everyone going out of their way to get a fight with Floyd. You even have BH saying he will come down to fight Floyd. And FLoyd just makes excuses to not fight. He makes no effort. Fights the likes of…

Comment by LacedUp on 10-21-2014

[QUOTE=House of Stone;15040441]people relating GGG Floyd to GGG Kovalev ... are you guys serious. Look it's very simple. Floyd claims to be the 154 champ. GGG says he'll fight him AT 154. That's the weight diviosn where floyd is the…

Comment by HeroBando on 10-21-2014

[QUOTE=LacedUp;15040439]I was talking about them fighting GGG - they are closer to the same weight. lol what? Just because you became a champ there once, doesn't mean you're liable to defend against anyone who'll say they can make that weight…

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