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Daniel Jacobs vs. Sergiy Derevyanchenko targeted for October 27 in New York

By Jeff Aranow: The fight for the vacant IBF middleweight title between Daniel Jacobs and Sergiy Derevyanchenko will possibly be scheduled later this year on October 27 on HBO Championship Boxing at Madison Square Garden in New York, according to ESPN. The fight is still very much in doubt though.… Read

Sergiy Derevyanchenko vs. Daniel Jacobs purse bid postponed

By Allan Fox: The scheduled purse bid for Thursday for the Sergiy ‘The Technician’ Derevyanchenko vs. Daniel ‘The Miracle Man’ Jacobs fight has been postponed, according to Dan Rafael of ESPN, which could mean a good thing. If the fight gets made, he two will be battling for the vacant International Boxing Federation middleweight title […]

Jacobs vs. Derevyanchenko fight up in the air

By Allan Fox: With the Daniel Jacobs (34-2 29 KOs) vs. Sergiy Derevyanchenko fight headed to a purse bid on July 5, there’s a very real chance the fight doesn’t take place. Derevyanchenko’s promoter Lou DiBella wants the market to decide who stages the fight. He doesn’t want to limit Derevyanchenko (12-0, 10 KOs) to […]

Daniel Jacobs vs. Sergey Derevyanchenko headed to IBF purse bid on July 5

By Jim Dower: The IBF ordered a purse bid for July 5 for the Daniel Jacobs vs. Sergey Derevyanchenko fight. The two fighters will be scrapping it out for the vacant International Boxing Federation middleweight title that was recently stripped from Gennady Golovkin for failing to commit to a title defense against IBF mandatory Derevyanchenko […]

Gennady Golovkin stripped of IBF title

By Jeff Aranow: The International Boxing Federation stripped Gennady Golovkin of his IBF middleweight title on Wednesday due to him failing to agree in writing that he would defend his IBF belt against his mandatory challenger Sergiy Derevyanchenko by the August 3 deadline for the defense.… Read

IBF holding hearing for Golovkin and mandatory Derevyanchenko

By Jim Dower: The International Boxing Federation is holding a hearing today at their headquarters to decide on middleweight champion Gennady ‘GGG’ Golovkin and mandatory challenger Sergiy Derevyanchenko, who Team GGG want to bypass temporarily. The IBF has already ordered Golovkin to fight Derevyanchenko by the first week of August otherwise he’ll be stripped.… Read

GGG’s promoter meeting with IBF on Monday to talk Derevyanchenko mandatory

By Dan Ambrose: Tom Loeffler will be meeting with the International Boxing Federation on Monday to speak with them about IBF middleweight champion Gennady ‘GGG’ Golovkin’s mandatory challenger Sergiy Derevyanchenko (12-0, 10 KOs). … Read

GGG will be stripped of IBF title if he doesn’t face Derevyanchenko next says Rozier

Buy Sean Jones: Trainer Andre Rozier says IBF/IBO/WBA/WBC middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin will be stripped of his International Boxing Federation title if he doesn’t face his IBF mandatory challenger Sergiy Derevyanchenko (12-0, 10 KOs) within 90 days. In fact, that’s exactly what Rozier expects to happen. … Read

The Muddle at Middleweight

By Donavan Leonard: Up until two months ago, it was thought that boxing discussions this week would center around Gennady Golovkin and Canelo Alvarez, depending on the outcome of their fight that was to be held last weekend. Was a clear winner determined? Was there a beatdown, mentally or physically, that would require time for […]

Loeffler says Golovkin has appealed IBF exception terms

By Jim Dower: Tom Loeffler is reportedly saying that middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin (38-0-1, 34 KOs) has appealed the terms for the IBF exception, which state that he must defend against his IBF mandatory challenger Sergiy Derevyanchenko (12-0, 10 KOs) by August 3 at the latest for him to keep his IBF 160lb. title. … […]

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