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Golovkin: I want Sturm’s belt

Photo: Universum
Photo: Universum

Unbeaten #1 rated middleweight Gennady Golovkin (18-0, 15 KOs) has issued a statement after being named mandatory challenger for WBA middleweight champion Felix Sturm. “When I found out that I’ve been named by the WBA as the official mandatory challenger of Felix Sturm, I immediately and full of pride told everyone “I’m ready!” I absolutely want to get this world title. Felix has said that I’m not ready yet, but I’ll show him who the true champion is. With amateur world champion Matvey Korobov, “Super Six” boxer Andre Dirrell and current IBF world champion Lucian Bute, I’ve already defeated very good people and I’ll also beat Sturm. Therefore, I believe that Felix will chicken out and give up his world championship belt!“

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