He was WBC champion, I was mandatory. He had his opportunity to earn big money and defend against me, and he chose not to. It's as simple as that. He did not want to fight 'The Cobra', cos he knew he was probably going to get one of these (his fists) on the chin and it was going to be all over.
Just swerve Golovkin like the plague. He punches like a mule. I don't need to be in with him. Dangerous fight.
Your longevity in the sport is governed by how you live in between the fights.
I've got no interest in going over to California to fight that boring git, in a fight that no one's interested in, and that's the reason why he's trying to pimp himself out everywhere.
Joe Calzaghe is next. If he gets himself out that armchair, gets himself back in the gym, let's have a fight for the British fans and the rest of the world.
He was fortunate to fight me on a bad night because if he fights me when I'm firing on all cylinders, he's getting battered as well.
My first fight was a little weasel from American called Andre Dirrell. I say that because he runs and holds, and I hope Abraham bangs him out.
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