Canelo no longer has to face GGG after Derevyanchenko fight

By Aragon Garcia: Saul Canelo Alvarez’s approval by DAZN for his next fight against his IBF mandatory challenger Sergiy Derevyanchenko is no longer tied to a trilogy match against Gennady Golovkin, according to Mike Coppinger.  IBF/WBA/WBC middleweight champion Canelo can now take the fight against Derevyanchenko (13-1, 10 KOs) without the approval of the contest […]

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Derevyanchenko approved by DAZN to fight Canelo Alvarez

By Barry Holbrook: Sergiy Derevyanchenko has been approved by DAZN as potential opponent for Saul Canelo Alvarez for his next fight on October 26, according to Mike Coppinger. The negotiations are underway for Canelo to defend his IBF middleweight title against mandatory Derevyanchenko (13-1, 10 KOs) at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. This […]

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Derevyanchenko to extend Canelo’s deadline until Monday to agree to deal

By Barry Holbrook: Saul Canelo Alvarez and his promoters at Golden Boy Promotions have been given an extension by IBF mandatory Sergiy Derevyanchenko’s manager Keith Connolly from Friday to Monday for the deadline for the Mexican star to agree to a deal to defend his IBF middleweight title, according to Dan Rafael. Canelo Alvarez needs […]

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IBF to order Canelo vs. Derevyanchenko purse bid

By Dan Ambrose: The IBF will be ordering a purse bid for a mandatory title defense between IBF middleweight champion Saul Canelo Alvarez and challenger Sergiy Derevyanchenko, according to Mike Coppinger. Canelo Alvarez reportedly isn’t interest in fighting IBF #1 contender Derevyanchenko. So instead of Canelo defending the IBF middleweight title against Derevyanchenko (13-1, 10 […]

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Canelo won’t have to face Derevyanchenko next, IBF made error

By Dan Ambrose: Saul Canelo Alvarez won’t need to defend his IBF middleweight title against Sergiy Derevyanchenko next after all. According to Michael Benson, the International Boxing Federation says they made an “error” by ordering the Canelo (52-1-3, 35 KOs) to defend his recently won IBF 160-pound title against mandatory Derevyanchenko (13-1, 10 KOs). Given […]

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Canelo has until August 4 to fight Derevyanchenko

By Sean Jones: On Wednesday, the IBF ordered Saul Canelo Alvarez to start negotiations with IBF mandatory Sergiy Derevyanchenko for a fight that must take place by August 4. Canelo just recently picked up the IBF 160-pound title with a 12 round unanimous decision win over IBF champion Daniel Jacobs 12 days ago on May […]

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IBF orders Canelo vs. Derevyanchenko fight

By Dan Ambrose: The IBF has ordered champion Saul Canelo Alvarez to defend against Sergiy Derevyanchenko, according to Mike Coppinger. The two fighters have 30 days to get the negotiations completed before the IBF orders a purse bid. Derevyancheko, 33, lost last October against Daniel Jacobs in a bid to win the vacant IBF middleweight […]

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