September 18, 2018
In the above video interview caught by Fight Hub TV, HBO commentator Roy Jones Jr. gives his account of the Canelo-Golovkin rematch and if he thinks the decision was the right one…
“Well, it’s kinda tough to say. I gotta look at it again. I’ma tell you like this, though — my things was, I’m not mad, I would’ve want to see another draw because nobody dominated nobody. But, the only bad thing I think…[Golovkin’s] trainer said he want Canelo to stand there and fight…Then ya’ll ran! But ya’ll said he ran, but ya’ll ran! You can’t do that and think they gonna give you the fight!
“You complaining because you said he running, so he changed his whole fight game and come out and come right at you…don’t get it wrong, I still think GGG did his thing, and he could’ve won the fight by a couple rounds, or it coulda been a draw…but what I’m saying is when you ask a man to come and fight you toe-to-toe and you run from him, why would I give that to you?! You told me last time you didn’t beat him because he ran from you, right?…So he came out there and stalked you and you ran from him.
“When you tell everybody that no, we want him to stand there and he come out and walk right to you and do what you ask, and he’s the little man coming up, how can you get mad if they give him the decision? I can’t get mad at that.
“GGG landed the most punches like the first fight, Canelo landed the better punches like the first fight. So it’s the same thing.
“I wanna see a third one but I dunno if it’s gonna happen because I know that they going through issues with the network n’ all so it may not happen but I would love to see a third one because nobody has dominated nobody yet, still…”
EDITED FROM: badlefthook.com
AUTHOR: Ekow Asmah