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Golovkin may need to scrap May 5th fight date

By Sean Jones: Gennady ‘GGG’ Golovkin and his management have had no luck in getting a replacement opponent for May 5th since Saul Canelo Alvarez pulled out of the fight a week ago after testing positive twice for the performance enhancing substance clenbuterol.  → read full story

Golovkin vs. O’Sullivan heading to regular HBO non-PPV

By Allan Fox: IBF/IBO/WBA.WBC middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin’s title defense against #5 WBO, #9 WBA and #11 WBC Gary ‘Spike’ O’Sullivan (27-2, 19 KOs) is heading to regular HBO (non-pay-per-view) on May 5th at the StubHub Center in Carson, California, according to Lance Pugmire of the LA Times.  → read full story

Golovkin’s replacement opponent still to be decided

By Allan Fox: Middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin (37-0-1, 33 KOs) is ready to go ahead for his May 5th date at his new venue at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, but he still needs an opponent to face him.  → read full story

Gennady Golovkin 30-day weigh in: 165.9 lbs.

By Allan Fox: Gennady Golovkin weighed in at 165.9 pounds on Thursday for his 30-day weight check for his fight against a still to be determined opponent on May 5th at the MGM Grand Garden in Las Vegas, Nevada.  → read full story

Derevyanchenko’s promoter pushing for Golovkin fight on May 5th

By Jim Dower: IBF middleweight mandatory challenger Sergiy Derevyanchenko’s promoter Lou Dibella is trying to position him as the replacement opponent for IBF/IBO/WBA/WBC middleweight champion Gennady ‘GGG’ Golovkin to fight on May 5 if his scheduled fight with Saul Canelo Alvarez is canceled due to the Mexican fighter receiving a suspension by the Nevada State […]

Options for Golovkin if Canelo is suspended again

By Dan Ambrose: Saul Canelo Alvarez could be given an even bigger suspension by the Nevada Athletic Commission on April 10, which will make it impossible for him to face middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin in a rematch on May 5th in Las Vegas, Nevada.  → read full story

Sergiy Derevyanchenko vs. Demetrius Andrade possible for May

By Jim Dower: The teams of middleweight contenders Demetrius Andrade and Sergiy Derevyanchenko have agreed to a fight for May, but the fight hinges on whether HBO will elect to pick it up, according to Michael Benson.  → read full story

Sergiy Derevyanchenko off Spence-Peterson card (due to illness)

By Jim Dower: Undefeated 2008 Ukrainian Olympian Sergiy Derevyanchenko (11-0, 9 KOs) has pulled out of his fight against journeyman Dashon Johnson (22-22-3, 7 KOs) this Saturday night on the Errol Spence Jr.  → read full story

Derevyanchenko added to Spence-Peterson card for Jan.20

By Jim Dower: Undefeated middleweight contender Sergiy Derevyanchenko (11-0, 9 KOs) has been added to the January 20th card on Showtime, headlined by IBF welterweight champion Errol Spence Jr.  → read full story

Derevyanchenko beats Johnson in IBF middleweight title eliminator

Sergiy Derevyanchenko (11-0, 9 KOs) remained unbeaten as he stopped Tureano Johnson (20-2, 14 KOs) in the 12th and final round of their middleweight world title eliminator that headlined a special Friday night edition of Premier Boxing Champions TOE-TO-TOE TUESDAYS on FS1 and BOXEO DE CAMPEONES on FOX Deportes.  → read full story

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