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Photos: Daniel Jacobs, Sergiy Derevyanchenko - Go Face To Face

Sergiy Derevyanchenko and Daniel Jacobs went face to face at a press conference held on Thursday in New York City. (Photos by Ed Mulholland).

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Derevyanchenko-Jacobs will take place on October 27 in The Theater at Madison Square Garden. Last month, promoters Eddie Hearn (Jacobs) and Lou DiBella (Derevyanchenko) reached an agreement moments before this IBF-mandated middleweight championship match went to purse bid July 10.

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HBO will air Derevyanchenko-Jacobs as part of Jacobs’ contract with that premium cable network.

Ukraine’s Derevyanchenko (12-0, 10 KOs) and Brooklyn’s Jacobs (34-2, 29 KOs) will fight for the 160-pound championship the IBF stripped from Gennady Golovkin on June 6.

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Derevyanchenko, 32, is the IBF’s top-ranked middleweight contender and was Golovkin’s mandatory challenger. Jacobs, 31, is rated No. 3 by the IBF, but he is its next available contender to battle Derevyanchenko because the No. 2 spot in its rankings is vacant.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by factsarenice on 08-25-2018

Maybe you just don't understand the business of boxing. Golovkin to put off making a mandatory defense of his IBF middleweight title against Derevyanchenko because he’ll make much more money for his rematch with Canelo Alvarez. [QUOTE=Bjl12;19044833]Scared enough he fought…

Comment by nacho daddy on 08-25-2018

[QUOTE=trueblood;19047956]Does that look like a 2 " difference? Hello* Does it look like they are in the same WEIGHT division ? Look ..Jacobs was a Cruiserweight when he fought GGG He is hanging around the smaller guys for a buck.…

Comment by trueblood on 08-25-2018

Does that look like a 2 " difference? Hello* Does it look like they are in the same WEIGHT division ? Look ..Jacobs was a Cruiserweight when he fought GGG He is hanging around the smaller guys for a buck.…

Comment by VatoMulatto on 08-24-2018

This is a very good match-up and a great opportunity for the Ukranian to make a name for himself. I still think Jacobs wins this fight.

Comment by Thaim on 08-24-2018

Jacobs take this.

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