Eddie Hearn: Gennady Golovkin Focused On Ryota Murata, Canelo Alvarez Trilogy Unlikely

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Don’t expect to see a trilogy between Canelo Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin in September.

Alvarez looked set to face Caleb Plant in a super middleweight title unification clash on September 18. That was until negotiations broke off with Alvarez now looking for a new opponent.

Recent reports seemed to indicate that a highly-anticipated trilogy with Golovkin was likely going to happen on that date instead.

But with Golovkin slated to face Ryo Murata in a middleweight title unification clash on December 28, Hearn — who promotes Alvarez — doesn’t see it happening.

At least in September.

“I don’t believe for this September, no,” Hearn said (via Boxing Scene). “I mean, I know Gennady’s focused on the Murata fight in December. I think [Alvarez-Golovkin III is] a fight that will always have relevance as long as they’re both fighting. You know, it could be a fight for May next year.

“So, I think, you know, the ultimate – the next decision is do we fight September 18th? Or do we just relax and sort of take on the chin that we’ll just fight one more time this year and see if the Plant fight changes direction?”

Of course, there’s also the option of a 175-pound title fight with Hearn previously stating that Dmitry Bivol was the front runner for Alvarez.

That would certainly be a great replacement fight.