Ahead of his upcoming clash with IBF champion David Lemieux, WBA and IBO middleweight title holder Gennady Golovkin has spoken once again about the unification fight that takes place on October 17 at Madison Square Garden.
Defending power – How much will Lemieux’s power affect your game plan in this fight?
“My coach Abel Sanchez and I have worked on a good strategy for this fight. David Lemieux is a very strong fighter and he has many knockouts.
“I watched his fights with Rosado and N’dam and know how hard he punches and I will be prepared for his power.
“My experience will help because I’ve fought big punchers in the past and I know what I need to do.
“I know how to use my timing and distance to attack at the right time and not get in the way of his punches.”
Road to Golovkin/Lemieux debuts Saturday, October 3 at 12:15 a.m. ET/PT on HBO.
Golovkin vs. Lemieux takes place Saturday, October 17 from Madison Square Garden and will be produced and distributed live on HBO Pay-Per-View beginning at 9:00 p.m. ET/6:00 p.m. PT. The fight is live on BoxNation in the UK. To subscribe click BoxNation