“The ring is my job.” – Gennady Golovkin
It is as refreshing as it is rare to hear a fighter speak so plainly about his bloody business, and rarer still to hear these words from a fighter who has captured the imagination of even the most skeptical observers. Fans of the “manly art” are as quick to embrace fighters whose language reflects boxing’s high stakes as they are to smell weakness in perspective. Yet, without platitudes middleweight headsman Gennady Golovkin continues to spellbind with little more than his professionalism and the violence it begets.
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