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Golovkin’s age, an advantage for the Mexican boxer

“Age is a matter of mind over matter. If you don't care, it doesn't matter”, once emphasized the famous American writer Mark Twain; however, in


“Age is a matter of mind over matter. If you don’t care, it doesn’t matter”, once emphasized the famous American writer Mark Twain; however, in some areas, such as , the years of the fighter can take their toll.

This week the third episode of one of the most anticipated fights of recent years will take place. Saul Alvarez faces who comes to this trilogy at 40 years old, an age that – according to experts – would reflect inferiority in the ring.

, Mexican boxing legend. Former bantamweight world champion with a record of 66 wins (63 by knockout) and four losses, spoke to EL UNIVERSAL Deportes and acknowledged that the age of the Kazakh fighter “Yes it is a disadvantage, if it is not a bronze one so as not to feel age. Anyone. Age is fundamental in these cases.

Another of the great idols of national boxing is Humberto Gonzalez. He was the WBC and IBF light flyweight world champion, and despite having retired at the age of 29, he agrees that Golovkin’s age will weigh against ‘Canelo’.

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“Yes, it is a disadvantage that he is 40 years old, but he is also more worn out than ‘Canelo’. He has had tough fights and you can see the wear and tear for these fights, the training also wears out. Golovkin has been training hard and time does not pass in vain, training is already weighing, ”he commented.The little one‘.

just as come to Golovkin at a disadvantage due to their age, both ‘Cañas’ and ‘La Chiquita’ believe that the fight on September 17 will end before 12 rounds, “Canelo is going to go from less to more. He is strong and from the start of the fight he is going to push little by little until the ninth or tenth round when he looks for the knockout. He should knock me out I think up to 10 rounds”. For his part, Zárate Serna also specified the way in which Álvarez will defeat ‘GGG‘, “I believe that Canelo wins by technical knockout”.