Golovkin vs Alvarez is going to the biggest fight of Gennady Golovkin’s and Canelo Alvarez’s careers. Both boxing supremos are hard at work and their dedication to their training cannot be denied.
To what lengths will they go in their preparation? It will surprise you but Golovkin even missed the birth of his second child because he was in training for the ‘Supremacy Fight’.
Golovkin vs Alvarez: Golovkin Means Business
The focus of the Kazakhstan’s pride, Gennady Golovkin, stays super focused on the task at hand when he is preparing for a fight.
So much so that the birth of his daughter couldn’t pry him out of the training camp.
Sources say that when his daughter was being born at the hospital, he was training for the fight and he stayed there for about 2 hours before leaving.
He did meet his daughter and stayed with them when she got home.
Gennady Golovkin is known as a family man and he keeps them out of the limelight as much as possible, for him to make a sacrifice like this means that he is zeroed in on the target…
And his target is Canelo Alvarez.
All on the Line
Gennady Golovkin is the current WBC, WBA and IBF middleweight champion and Canelo Alvarez is his biggest challenge yet. The fight with Canelo was delayed because of many reasons.
The Mexican has fought in a blistering 51 fights in his 12-year professional career and lost only once, that to Floyd Mayweather Jr.
Canelo Alvarez also knows the significance of this fight.
He has said it time and again, this is going to be his toughest fight to date. Golovkin is known for his power punching and how he devastates opponents in the ring.
Canelo also has some punching power of his own, he will need every ounce of it when he enters the ring at the T Mobile Arena on Sep 16.