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Lennox Lewis: Hagler Would Have Too Much For Golovkin

By Radio Rahim

The legend of Gennady 'GGG' Golovkin (34-0, 31KOs) is continuing to grow with every victory and every knockout.

Golovkin is already getting compared to some of the greatest middleweights of the last 30 to 40 years, like 'Marvelous' Marvin Hagler and Bernard 'The Alien' Hopkins.

Two weeks ago, former undisputed heavyweight champion Lennox Lewis was ringside when Golovkin broke down and stopped David Lemieux in eight rounds to unify the WBA/IBF/IBO middleweight titles. 

The Hall of Famer feels people are getting carried away a little bit, stating that Hagler would have had too much skill for the Olympic silver medalist from Kazakhstan.

"You know Hagler's my man. He's got too much [for Golovkin]. He boxes on the inside and the out. And let me tell you, you see a fight like the [one Lemieux had with Golovkin], Hagler wouldn't be getting hit by no jabs," Lewis said.

When it comes to a prime Hopkins, who became only man to unify the WBA/WBC/WBO/IBF titles at 160, Lewis expects a more competitive fight.

"I think that would be a great fight, when Bernard was a bit younger. [Hopkins] is the man and he has a lot of experience," Lewis said. 

User Comments and Feedback
Comment by nacho daddy on 10-30-2015

[QUOTE=joseph5620;16179631]No actually you're pretty dumb. Fighters don't eternally stay in one division after they move up. Once any of those fighters moved up in weight they were no longer in those lower weight classes. Duran was not a lightweight at…

Comment by Eastcoast on 10-29-2015

[QUOTE=GOD-FR33;16179738][B][FONT="Century Gothic"][SIZE="3"][COLOR="Black"]The red is absolutely correct. However, Mugabi was a "BEAST"! No pun intended. He was undefeated and KO'ing everyone at that time, if I'm correct. He would be middleweight KING today. His power was amazing![/COLOR][/SIZE][/FONT][/B][/QUOTE] Mugabi fought at 154lbs…

Comment by GOD-FR33 on 10-29-2015

[QUOTE=Eastcoast;16179707]14 pages and nobody brings up the fact that Hagler would be a JMW or WW by today's standards. [COLOR="Red"]Guys from the same-day-weigh-in era are smaller at their weight class than today's fighters.[/COLOR]And anybody who brings up Mugabi as validation…

Comment by Eastcoast on 10-29-2015

14 pages and nobody brings up the fact that Hagler would be a JMW or WW by today's standards. Guys from the same-day-weigh-in era are smaller at their weight class than today's fighters. And anybody who brings up Mugabi as…

Comment by BoZz on 10-29-2015

but but bumlovkin beat the great monroe jr :lol1:

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