Gennady Golovkin Currently Focused On Middleweight Unification, Not Canelo

After decimating Kell Brook on September 10, Gennady Golovkin still has middleweight championship unification on his mind and he has a couple of names he'd like to fight.

Golovkin spoke to ESPN's Dan Rafael about who might Golovkin try and fight next and Golovkin mentioned that Daniel Jacobs, who retained his WBA (Regular) middleweight belt against Sergio Mora on September 9, might be his next opponent.

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"Hopefully," Golovkin said. "Daniel Jacobs is a good fighter. It's a huge fight, probably [would take place] in New York. I think it's the best fight for us."

Golovkin still wants a fight with Canelo Alvarez, and even acknowledges that the boxing world wishes to see this potential clash. Golovkin did say that he may not be watching Canelo's fight with Liam Smith on September 17 and that his focus is not currently set on Canelo, but unifying all the belts in the 160-pound division.

"I want it, everybody wants it," Golovkin said. "I don't if I'll have time [to watch Canelo fight] because I'm visiting my parents. I'm not interested in Canelo now because Oscar [de la Hoya] and his promotion said next year. Right now, my goal is all the belts in the middleweight division. I need a unification fight like the WBO belt. Billy Joe Saunders has it. It's my dream to unify. It's my goal."

Golovkin is the current WBA (Super), WBC, IBF and IBO middleweight champion. Saunders is the current WBO middleweight champion and has not fought since last December, when he beat Andy Lee to win the world title.

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