The team of Sergey Derevyanchenko and Gennady Golovkin are still in negotiations for a fight for the IBF belt. Although Derevyanchenko and announced the fight, but the formal agreement has not yet been concluded.
ESPN journalist Dan Rafael told the details of the negotiations teams of Sergey Derevyanchenko and Gennady Golovkin.
The agreement of the fight Golovkin-Derevyanchenko can be finalized until Tuesday. All participants expect a press conference this week. Negotiating very hard, the sides fought for every detail, right down to the number of hotel rooms for the team Derevyanchenko– said wrote Rafael.
Derevyanchenko has become a mandatory Challenger for a world title fight in April, winning by decision of judges Jack Kulka. After that, he climbed to first place in the IBF ranking.
Mexican Saul Alvarez, who owned the IBF belt, could not agree on the fight with the Ukrainian, and therefore lost the title. Thus, the IBF belt has become vacant, and compete for a chance Derevyanchenko and Golovkin. 15 Aug Derevyanchenko published in the social network Instagram the announcement of the fight, but later removed it.
Them with Golovkin fight for the IBF title to take place on October 5 at Madison Square Garden. Sergei wants to receive a fee in the amount of 5.5 million dollars. Derevyanchenko had not earned more than 500 thousand dollars. Therefore, its likely fight for the IBF title will bring Sergei highest earnings.
Gennady Golovkin – known Kazakhstan boxer, former world champion in the WBA (2010-2018), IBF (2015-2018), WBC (2016-2018), IBO (2011-2018), The Ring (2018-2018). Golovkin twice fought Alvarez: one fight ended in a draw and the other Gennady lost.