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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