Is the upcoming fight favorable for Canelo? Does Golovkin have to do more to improve his chance of victory? With the big event happening in the future, there has been the speculation about the outcome.
The second version of the Canelo vs. Golovkin will happen in a few months away. Precisely a year after the initial fight, there were many things to learn in the September 2017 fight between Canelo Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin.
The Canelo vs. Golovkin will happen to be the sequel later in September 2018.
It is undeniable that the first fight was a close one. Many have been speculating about the decisions from the judge. So, it is not surprising that the public is expecting another close fight in this September’s rematch. For the upcoming battle, there will be x-factors that will influence the result of the fight. Of course, the sequel of this brawl will be different and probably unpredictable for some experts.
That’s why here we are going to briefly share some of the ideas that we can fetch from the previous fight and discuss the adjustments that the fighters need to make to win the rematch later.
Keep in mind that what we’re about to share is solely based on the objective review, not the biased one. We are going to highlight some things that may have the role in the upcoming fight.
So, we are going to open it up with the Gennady Golovkin as an incredible fighter. His reputation has been faster than his miles of travel. Golovkin’s style is cold, calculating, dissociative, as well as devastating. One of the keys of his winnings over his opponents is his common way to deal with his opponent.
But, it is also expectable. For the fans or some people who are paying attention to Golovkin’s style, you’ll agree that he almost always begins with a jab. His jab can be probing or focusing to the maximum carnage. If you are familiar with his style of boxing, you won’t be surprised because you have expected it. But it does not mean that it is a bad thing. It is precisely what most professionals will do.
In offense, Golovkin will mostly start everything with his jab. Canelo also knew it. He surely knows what he needs to do to handle Golovkin in the early round. Canelo would want to implement his new strategy to handle Golovkin on the ring. In a fight with the Canelo, Golovkin will also need to set the new policy up to make unpredictable movements. Of course, he won’t banish his prolific jab and the mighty strength. Canelo, on the other side, has been preparing to deal with Golovkin’s challenges. The best way to do that is to improve the foot movement, head movement, and counterpunching.
The first shot is to dissuade the opponent. The first rounds of the fights usually tend to be very calculating. It is a period of feeling and sensing, recognizing the setup of the opponent.
In the first minutes, Canelo will be assessing the Golovkin’s jab, find the slit, slips it, and counter with his own. In the prequel match, Canelo had success in dealing with Golovkin’s jab. Canelo starts delivering the shots together. Canelo fights against Golovkin’s jab and hit him with hard right hand to the body.
Golovkin was very reactive to the Canelo’s feint. It has been proven many times in various clips that show Golovkin flinching at Canelo’s feint.
Canelo will speed up his movement to slow down the Golovkin’s momentum. Based on experts’ opinions, it is true that Canelo is usually very reactive in the early game. But he should not stop here. He should put more pressure on Golovkin in the next rounds until Golovkin cannot do his signature jab anymore.
Golovkin, on the other side, will move forward to close the chances of countering from Canelo. How Canelo find the counters of Golovkin will make a huge difference throughout the bout.
Golovkin is very useful in spots, executing the pressure and make Canelo back off. But Canelo has a very useful way to counter Golovkin strikes so that it can make an impression. 50-50 is the chance.