Gennadiy Golovkin stays hopeful of landing a third fight against rival SaulCanelo Alvarez, despite a below-par functionality against Sergiy Derevyanchenko in New York.
GGG was pushed all of the way in Madison Square Garden before edging out Derevyanchenko on the scorecards to regain the IBF middleweight world title following a thrilling and bruising battle.
The win keeps expect of a trilogy fight and the Kazakh resisted his desire.
Everything is ready, in caseCanelo states yes, let us take action, the 37-year old told DAZN following his victory at New York.
Im ready for whatever. There are a lot of amazing champions at this time.
I need to say thank you for my opponent [Derevyanchenko], I admire his group, he is very tough. This is a massive experience for me. I understand I need more.
After the first round I think that it is a simple fight for me no, it was a challenging fight.
Conclusion I felt really good, I believe that this is a lousy day for me and a good day for Sergiy and his team. I know what I need to do. I lost a small bit of focus after the knockdown.
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