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Matter is addressed - Kazakh Sports Minister about GGG's possible bout in Kazakhstan

29.06.2018, 14:30 3458
Minister of Culture and Sports of Kazakhstan Arystanbek Mukhamediuly commented the possibility to hold a fight of Kazakh boxer Gennady Golovkin in Kazakhstan.

We consider this matter. There is the instruction of the President and wish of Gennady. We certainly need for it. Now Russia holds the World Cup, Olympic Games – many countries are in line to get the opportunity to hold these large-scale sports contests. And, we know that bouts of Golovkin are of great interest. Golovkin has a desire to hold a fight in Kazakhstan. After the meeting with the head of state, where specific instructions were given, and we met and discussed many issues, and it will be talked over with the managers. For Golovkin it is important to be well prepared for the bout with Saul Alvarez, because it is the bout of a great importance," said Arystanbek Mukhamediuly.


He also noted that Gennady Golovkin is an example of patriotism.

I express gratitude to Gennady. He loves our country, and represents Kazakhstan to the entire world, starts the fights in chapan (Kazakh national dress). We know that Gennady constructed a sports centre in his native Maikuduk, where young sportsmen are trained," said the Minister.


We note that at the beginning of the meeting with Gennady Golovkin, head of state Nursultan Nazarbayev noted that our country was ready to assist in holding a fight of GGG in his homeland.

Now Kazakhstan’s boxer Gennady Golovkin prepares for the second bout against Mexican boxer Saul Alvarez that is to take place on September 15. The venue of the bout is still unknown. But, according to the US media, the team of Saul Alvarez have reserve T-Mobile in Las Vegas.

We note that the first bout between Golovkin and ‘Canelo’ was held on September 16, 2017 and ended with a controversial draw. According to opinion off many experts, Kazakhstan’s boxer deserved to win.

Source: BNews.kz

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