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Top five fights for Gennady Golovkin before Canelo Alvarez

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Chris Farina, K2 Promotions/Golden Boy Promotions
Golovkin is entitled to an interim fight before he takes on Canelo, so we list five men he could face

AS many boxing fans know, Canelo Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin are on a collision course to unify the WBC, WBA and IBF world middleweight titles.

The pair have agreed to each have an interim fight before beginning negotiations over a fight in the summer, and both are expected to fight in May.

Both operate at elite level, so it’s unlikely they’ll fight complete pushovers in their respective warm-up contests.

We’ve listed five fighters who would make a good match for ‘GGG’ before he faces Canelo. Let us know your thoughts in the Comments section.

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