Kind demeanor or not, Gennady Golovkin is a menacing force with his gloves on. The middleweight champion’s 22 consecutive knockouts attest to that.
Thursday, Golovkin took the gloves off and verbally battered Canelo Alvarez, saying he believes it’s “impossible” that Alvarez will agree to fight him even at a promised, delayed date in September 2017.
In an extended conversation with the Los Angeles Times, Golovkin, 34, speculated that Alvarez would postpone the fight for “three years.”
Alvarez (47-1-1, 33 knockouts) opted in May to relinquish his World Boxing Council belt to mandatory challenger Golovkin (35-0, 32 knockouts), opting...