News | Sep 14 2016

Golovkin-Canelo latest: Team Canelo review Gennady Golovkin vs Kell Brook

Golovkin-Canelo just won't go away and neither will Floyd Mayweather
Golovkin-Canelo  |  Stacey Verbeek

AS expected, the talk during the Liam Smith-Canelo Alvarez fight week turned to Gennady Golovkin, the middleweight terror forever linked with the Mexican. Golovkin thumped a brave Kell Brook into defeat in the fifth round in London on Saturday night, and several observers suggested that the Kazakh’s performance – which saw him take a lot of shots before emerging victorious – may have persuaded Alvarez to pursue a Golovkin-Canelo showdown sooner rather than later.

Chepo Reynoso – Canelo’s trainer – admits they watched Golovkin-Brook, but shrugged when pressed on his opinion of the middleweight’s performance.

“Reaction? There was no reaction, we just watched the fight,” Reynoso said. “We knew what the outcome would be.