New York: The eyes of the boxing world will be heading to Madison Square Garden on Saturday night for an interesting battle as Gennadiy “GGG” Golovkin takes on Sergiy Derevyanchenko for the vacant IBF World Middleweight title.
Golovkin (39-1-1, 35 KOs) last fought was in June 2019 when he knocked out Steve Rolls at Madison Square Garden
Derevyanchenko comes to battle with (13-1, 10 KOs) and in his last fight, he defeated Jack Culcay by UD in April 2019.
Golovkin about the fight:
“Everyone knows that I consider Madison Square Garden as my home away from home and there is nothing better than fighting there again. It is old school,
“On October 5, it’s going to be a good fight. Every time I enter the ring I try to give my fans the fight they want to see, the show they deserve. This will be such a fight. We will bring back Big Drama Show to the ring of The Garden and to DAZN. Don’t miss it. You will see everything you love in the sport of boxing. See you in New York.”
Promoter Eddie Hearn:
“They call it the Big Drama Show and that’s exactly what the fans will enjoy at MSG on October 5, live on DAZN, Gennadiy has a chance to regain his World Middleweight crown and Sergiy will bring the fire -the styles should gel brilliantly for a brutal battle. We look forward to a fantastic event with a stacked card at the iconic Mecca of boxing.”
The fight will be live at 9PM ET on DAZN
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