IBF orders Derevyanchenko vs. GGG for vacant middleweight title

By Barry Holbrook: The IBF ordered on Monday morning a fight between Gennady Golovkin and Sergiy Derevyanchenko for the vacant International Boxing Federation middleweight title, according to Dan Rafael. If the negotiations are successful, the fight will take place on October 5 on DAZN. This will Golovkin’s second fight of his six-fight deal with DAZN. […]

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Derevyanchenko’s purse for GGG fight close to what he’d have gotten facing Canelo

By Dan Ambrose: IBF mandatory Sergiy Derevyachenko will be getting a purse close to $5.5 million for his fight against Gennady Golovkin, says Lance Pugmire. This is the near the same amount that Golden Boy Promotions was offering for Derevyanchenko (13-1, 10 KOs) to face IBF middleweight champion Saul Canelo Alvarez, says @pugboxing. Derevyanchenko didn’t […]

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Canelo Alvarez vs. Demetrius Andrade in talks for a unification fight

By Sean Jones: Saul Canelo Alvarez and WBO middleweight champion Demetrius Andrade are in negotiations for a fight, according to Mike Coppinger. Canelo Alvarez’s negotiations with his IBF mandatory Sergiy Derevyanchenko (13-1, 10 KOs) are now officially off. The two couldn’t agree on the money for the fight, so Canelo is moving on to face […]

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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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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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