Golovkin’s trainer says Saunders fight will be determined by demand by fans

Abel Sanchez - Abel Sanchez

It was thought that IBF/IBO/WBA/WBC middleweight champion Gennady ‘GGG’ Golovkin (37-0-1, 33 KOs) would seek out a unification fight with WBO 160lb champion Billy Joe Saunders (26-0, 12 KOs) once Triple G got past Saul ‘Canelo Alvarez (49-1-2, 34 KOs), but it looks like that’s no longer the case.

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Trainers Sanchez & Reynoso discuss Canelo-GGG super fight

Abel Sanchez - Abel Sanchez

Eddy Reynoso, head trainer to two-division world champion and current Lineal and Ring Magazine Middleweight Champion Canelo Alvarez (49-1-1, 34 KOs), and Abel Sanchez, head trainer to WBC/WBA/IBF/IBO Middleweight Champion Gennady “GGG” Golovkin (37-0, 33 KOs), hosted an international media conference call head of the highly anticipated Canelo vs. Golovkin, a 12-round fight for the middleweight championship of the world that will take place during Mexican Independence Day weekend on Saturday, Sept. 16 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. Roberto Diaz, Matchmaker of Golden Boy Promotions, and Tom Loeffler, Promoter of Golovkin, also participated in today’s conference call. “Supremacy,” the showdown that will determine who is the king of the middleweight division, will be produced and distributed live by HBO Pay-Per-View® beginning at 8:00 p.m. ET/5:00 p.m. PT.

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