The duel between Ukrainian Sergey Derevyanchenko vs Gennady Golovkin for the IBO and IBF belt in the Middleweight division as the best in 2019, according to the authoritative portal BoxingScene.
Experts BoxingScene noted the particular cruelty with which the fighters spent 12 rounds in the battle for the championship belt 5 Oct. We will remind, that fight lasted all 12 rounds and Golovkin wins by decision.
Gennady Golovkin thought he got a short, easy night when he sent Sergey Derevyanchenko to the canvas, already three minutes after the start of the battle. Then Golovkin had no idea that he was going to engage in the toughest fight of his famous career. Strong Derevyanchenko and meticulously Golovkin spent the next 11 rounds, tearing each other in an incredibly brutal battle Boxing, which Boxing fans won’t soon forget.
Almost every time Golovkin punched Derevyanchenko a punishing blow, the Ukrainian underdog fired back a strong shot. Both fighters showed an iron chin and durability, withstanding countless devastating blows. That is what they received the title “the Struggle of 2019”, – stated on the website BoxingScene.