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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 full story

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.  → read full story

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 full story

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.  → read full story

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.  → read full story

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.  → read full […]

IBF grants Golovkin exception to fight Martirosyan

By Sean Jones: The International Boxing Federation has granted IBF middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin an exception to defend his title against voluntary challenger Vanes Martirosyan (36-3-1, 21 KOs) on May 5 instead of against his IBF mandatory challenger Sergiy Derevyanchenko (12-0, 10 KOs).  → read full story

Loeffler denies GGG ducked Derevyanchenko in favor of Martirosyan

By Jim Dower: Tom Loeffler got upset this week when a media member accused him of having his fighter middleweight champion Gennady ‘GGG’ Golovkin (37-0-1, 33 KOs) duck his IBF mandatory challenger Sergiy ‘The Technician’ Derevyanchenko (12-0, 10 KOs) in favor of the inactive three-time beaten Vanes ‘Nightmare’ Martirosyan (36-3-1, 21 KOs) to fight on […]

The Trouble with Triple (G)

By Donavan Leonard: As of the time of this writing, Gennady Golovkin is still without an opponent or a venue for his hopeful return to the ring May 5th.  → read full story

Loeffler: GGG’s May 5th fight still in flux

By Dan Ambrose: Tom Loeffler says he still hasn’t nailed down the opponent for middleweight champion Genady Golovkin to fight on May 5th on HBO at the StubHub Center in Carson, California.  → read full story

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