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Boxing: Golovkin’s secret for the fight against Canelo: “Eat more tacos and burgers”

Canelo Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin Faces have already been seen in Las Vegas where they will fight at dawn from Saturday to Sunday (DAZN, evening


Canelo Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin Faces have already been seen in Las Vegas where they will fight at dawn from Saturday to Sunday (DAZN, evening from 02:00). Being his expected third fight after the tie in the firstheld in 2017 (Golovkin kept his three WBC-WBA-IBF belts), and the victory of the Mexican in the second in 2018.

“It’s a very important fight for my legacy, for me, for the people who wanted to see it. It is a special date for my country, fighting on these important dates makes me feel very happy and together with your support,” assured Canel since the fight takes place during the Mexican Independence weekend.

The Mexican puts his super middleweight belt (168 pounds / 76.2 kg) on ​​the line. After previous fights that were in the middleweight category (160 pounds/72.57 kg), Golovkin makes his super middleweight debut having fought all 44 of his career at 160 pounds with 42 wins, one loss and one draw.

Golovkin is clear about how he is going to gain weight: “It’s just a matter of one or two more dinners: more hamburgers, more tacos. Not just three tacos, now better five,” he said.

The Kazakh boxer, at 40 years old, He still doesn’t think about retirement, although he lets it slip that he doesn’t have much left in active duty: “My retirement could be close, but I still have many plans. My home country, Kazakhstan, is where I think I need to fight,” he said.