Golovkin now WBC middleweight champion
Well, minutes after Canelo Alvarez vacated the WBC middleweight title the WBC elevated Gennady Golovkin to full champion making him a belt holder in three of the four major championship bodies.
Below is the statement sent out by the WBC to announce Gennady Golovkin as their middleweight champion.
The WBC has received official confirmation from Golden Boy Promotions with Saul “Canelo” Alvarez’ decision to vacate the WBC middleweight world championship. Gennady Golovkin is hereby recognized as the undisputed WBC middleweight champion of the world. The WBC wishes Canelo Alvarez great success in his career, and will certainly look forward to see Golovkin vs. Alvarez materialize in the future.