The middleweight division is deep with talent. Yourself and ‘GGG’ aside, who do you think is the best at 160lbs today?
There are a lot of good middleweights out there. It has always been a deep division in talent. This is why the middleweight division has always been a division with so much prestige. The winner of this fight, yes, he will definitely deserve the distinction of being the best in the world. That will be me. I am super excited to be fighting at Madison Square Garden for the first time, because when you look at the history of the fights [that have taken place there] it is a privilege and an honour to be a part of that. It’s also an honour that this fight is being compared to the great [Marvin] Hagler-[Thomas] Hearns fight. But I’m not just going to New York to fight Golovkin, I’m going there to beat him. For those people who make me the underdog, they better get ready because on October 17 I will shock the world.

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