The WBA middleweight world champion Gennady Golovkin “GGG” and the British former world Middleweight champion Martin Murray participated in the final press conference on Wednesday. Golovkin vs. Murray will fight on Saturday, February 21 at the Salle le des Etoiles in Monaco and will be televised live on HBO World Championship Boxing, beginning at 5:45 pm ET / PT.
Gennady Golovkin: Martin Murray is a great fighter, he looks strong today. According to fans and experts he should be the strongest in my career. Thank you all for organizing this event, it’s great to be back in Monte Carlo, I love to fight here. Thanks to my team and my trainer Abel Sánchez. I promise you that it will be a big fight on Saturday night and a great boxing show. Welcome to my fight!
Martin Murray: Gennady Golovkin is one of the best fighters in the world at this time, but I will win this Saturday. We had a great training, six weeks in England followed by five in South Africa. I have done everything I need to win, this is the toughest fight of my life, but I’m ready for it.
Abel Sánchez: We would like to thank Martin Murray for being the opponent for this fight and we know how good he can be and much more than what he showed in his last fight with Sergio Martínez and Félix Sturm. Gennady has had a great training and knows what he needs to please and to be responsible – in the ring.
Andrew Mikhail, Murray Manager: Martin is a champion without his Crown and we know he has come to win. The world is in a great fight this Saturday night. Martin is ready, and is capable to defeat Gennady on Saturday.