Originally Posted by Nonito Smoak
The one big, glaring issue that everyone who clearly favors Golovkin decisively needs to understand- Geale is so much better than anyone Golovkin has fought, not just a little better than some or way better than most, Geale is significantly way better than all of them. So, there is always the chance that Golovkin has already peaked (31 years old in April), in combination with the fact that the strength of his skillset cannot properly be judged at the elite level, which Geale is at, amongst any footage of his pro career.
Geale is a little over rated. It can be argued that Macklin beat Sturm, more than Geale did.