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Loeffler: Canelo Needs Golovkin More Than GGG Needs Him!

By Miguel Rivera

Tom Loeffler, promoter for former unified middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin (38-1-1, 34 KOs), says his boxer is ready and willing to fight Canelo Alvarez (50-1-2, 34 KOs) in a trilogy bout.

The first meeting took place in September 2017, and ended in a controversial twelve round split draw at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.

The rematch took place at the same venue last month, and this time around Canelo walked away with a very close twelve round majority decision to capture the WBC, WBA middleweight world titles.

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Golovkin is eager to get in the ring with Canelo for a third time.

After their second meeting, both boxers - who were signed to HBO - became network free agents.

Canelo has since signed a five year, 11 fight deal with streaming service DAZN.

Golovkin still remains on the market, while evaluating his options for a planned return in the first quarter of 2019.

Because there is still an ongoing debate over which boxer deserved to win the rematch, Loeffler feels strongly that Canelo needs a trilogy fight in order to set the record straight with the fans who are questioning the outcome.

"Triple G is always up to fight Canelo. We feel that he beat him twice. There is no reason why he wouldn't beat him a third time. We feel that Canelo needs Triple G more than Triple G needs Canelo, because Canelo still needs to prove to the fans that he beat him fair and square, not just on the judges' scorecards," Loeffler told ESPN Deportes.

"It was a great fight the first time, it was a better fight the second time and I think the third fight might even be the best fight. We'll see, whatever we can work out. I've been in regular contact with [Canelo's promoter] Golden Boy. We'll see if we can work out a third fight."

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Mr.365 on 10-25-2018

Would be true if the loser can at least sell 300,000 ppvs against whoever & not a lousy 150 thou

Comment by AKAcronym on 10-25-2018

Are people still talking about GGG and Ward? Ward is so full of ****. Team Golovkin isnt without their own faults and bs too but stop acting like Ward is some saint. He isn't. He's as full of **** as…

Comment by aboutfkntime on 10-24-2018

[QUOTE=Real King Kong;19221162]It wasn't a comparison of Floyd and ggg you simpleton...[B]it was a comparison of you and a garbage segment of fans.[/B][/QUOTE] I know that..... which is why you remind me of those guys who know that Golovkin ducked…

Comment by Real King Kong on 10-24-2018

[QUOTE=aboutfkntime;19221129]stop posturing :lol1:[/QUOTE] If you "insist".😆

Comment by Real King Kong on 10-24-2018

[QUOTE=aboutfkntime;19221123]go and slap yourself for mentioning Mayweather and Hypekin in the same sentence Mayweather was all about reward, which is why he fought everybody..... Golovkin is all about risk, which is why he fought nobody you remind me of those…

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