NEW YORK (AP) — Gennady Golovkin is all too aware of what happened last weekend at Madison Square Garden. He promises a repeat monumental boxing upset won’t occur Saturday night when he meets Steve Rolls.
Golovkin has been one of his generation’s best champions. His two bouts with Canelo Alvarez were classics, and a third could be coming later in 2019 if Triple G takes care of Rolls.
Ah, but that’s where Anthony Joshua went so wrong while defending his four heavyweight belts against Andy Ruiz Jr. Joshua had his sights set more on what figures to be ahead than on who was in front of him in the ring. Ruiz made him pay.
Golovkin gives a wry smile, shakes his head and swears that all the tangential stuff has been and will remain exactly that. He notes that all boxers should have