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Sanchez Warns: Golovkin Will Be Much Better Fighter at 168!

By Edward Chaykovsky

Abel Sanchez, trainer of WBC/WBA/IBF/IBO middleweight world champion Gennady 'GGG' Golovkin (35-0, 32KOs), says his boxer is only going to be better when he moves up in weight to 168-pounds. 

Golovkin's handlers are looking at several potential options at super middleweight in the near future, like WBO champion Gilberto Ramirez, IBF champion James DeGale, and Julio Cesar Chavez Jr.

Golovkin is currently in talks for a potential fall fight with Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez (47-1-1, 33KOs).

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If the option of Canelo falls out, GGG's team will attempt to secure WBO champion Billy Joe Saunders. There is also the option of facing British champion Chris Eubank Jr.

Golovkin has been tearing through the competition for the last few years. He is a significant favorite over every fighter in the middleweight division and holds stoppage wins over some of the more dangerous contenders like Curtis Stevens and David Lemieux. There are already calls for Golovkin to move up in weight to seek out more durable challenges.

While many anticipate Golovkin will face some of his biggest tests at 168, Sanchez feels there is nobody on the horizon at super middleweight who will trouble his fighter at the weight. When Golovkin moves up, Sanchez expects 'business as usual' with continued dominating performances.

"I see Golovkin being a better 168-pounds fighter than he is a middleweight. If and when he moves up, he’s going to be a much better fighter because I think he’s going to be able to slow his attack down because these guys will be a little bit slower, and he’ll be able to pin point a little better what he needs to do. I don’t think there’s anybody at 168-pounds that’s going to give him trouble either, it’s just a matter of getting more belts and moving on," Sanchez told On The Ropes Boxing Radio.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Lester Tutor on 08-10-2017

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Comment by rasdun on 08-10-2016

[QUOTE=sirron000;16758841]Why because we are talking about Baby G and you Golovgirls? Go look at the video where, the love of your life says "Ward too much for me, not today" when asked what about fighting Ward.[/QUOTE] no, that is not…

Comment by therealpugilist on 06-07-2016

[QUOTE=mathed;16767055]Ward weighed 172 for his last 168 pound fight, he could no longer make the weight. HBO said we'll fight the best guy in your division then, since you are already a light heavy weight. That's when Ward said he…

Comment by aboutfkntime on 06-05-2016

[QUOTE=mathed;16767532][I]"I could beat a Klitschko"[/I] - [B]Andre Ward[/B] :lol1:[/QUOTE] Yea, lil Tim Bradley made that same tongue-in-cheek comment. In fact a whole lot of fighters have used the "[I]I would fight Klitschko[/I]" line. Did Ward make that silly comment once,…

Comment by aboutfkntime on 06-05-2016

[QUOTE=kafkod;16767524]Please ... just f[B]u[/B]ck off mate.[/QUOTE] nah..... Hey, what was going through your peanut earlier when you hopped on the '[I]Nobody From 154-168 Goes Twelve With GGG![/I]' thread and started bashing Andre Ward? Why would you prefer to cut off…

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