Advertisement
Boxingscene.com
Advertisement

Photos: Golovkin, Derevyanchenko - Ready For War at MSG

The last time Gennadiy Golovkin arrived to weigh in for an IBF middleweight title fight at Madison Square Garden, his opponent never showed up. (photos by Ed Mulholland)

golovkin-derevyanchenko (4)_2

Daniel Jacobs skipped the second-day weigh-in that the IBF required for their 160-pound championship match in March 2017 at The Garden. Jacobs’ strategic move agitated Golovkin, whose team contended that Jacobs gained an advantage by not having to weigh in at 170 pounds or less the morning of a closely contested, 12-round fight Golovkin won by unanimous decision.

golovkin-derevyanchenko (2)_2

Golovkin doesn’t expect to encounter a similar problem Saturday morning. Kazakhstan’s Golovkin and Ukraine’s Sergiy Derevyanchenko each made weight Friday afternoon at Manhattan Center for their IBF/IBO middleweight title fight Saturday night at Madison Square Garden.

golovkin-derevyanchenko (6)_2

Golovkin, 37, stepped on the New York State Athletic Commission’s scale at 159¼ pounds, just below the middleweight limit of 160. Derevyanchenko, 33, officially weighed 159 pounds.

golovkin-derevyanchenko (5)_2

golovkin-derevyanchenko (3)_2

sergiy-derevyanchenko (3)_3

gennadiy-golovkin (2)_4

sergiy-derevyanchenko (1)_4

gennadiy-golovkin (3)_4

sergiy-derevyanchenko (2)_4

gennadiy-golovkin (4)_2

User Comments and Feedback
Comment by LoadedWraps on 10-08-2019

[QUOTE=PittyPat;20101321]Golovkin looking extra-thick in the upper back. Hoping for a real slugfest between these two – no chess matching, just bombs.[/QUOTE] [COLOR="Navy"][FONT="Comic Sans MS"]And it was a flat out war.[/FONT][/COLOR]

Comment by icha on 10-05-2019

golovkin didnt look good to me, and then comes the second day weigh-in : By Barry Holbook: Gennady ‘GGG’ [B]Golovkin needed two attempts to make the 170-pound limit for the IBF second day weigh-in [/B]this morning for his fight tonight…

Comment by Someone88 on 10-05-2019

This is a great fight! Go Golovkin!

Comment by Ajvar on 10-05-2019

I haven't seen GGG being so much shredded before. It's not Mr. Olympia sport, it's box but still... Sergey better be The TECHNICIAN for real!

Comment by BoxingIsGreat on 10-05-2019

GGG looks drained af. The only thing I noticed was the Adam's apple.That's the only prominent thing in the pics. Completely drained.

ADD COMMENT VIEW COMMENTS (27)
Advertisement
Top Headlines
Wilder-Fury II Approved By WBC, Pascal-Jack Sanctioned, More Errol Spence vs. Danny Garcia Tabbed as Mandatory By WBC Gary Russell vs. Tugstsogt Nyambayar Ordered By WBC Lomachenko Named WBC "Franchise" Champ, Haney Upgraded To Full Povetkin-Hunter, Quigg-Carroll Added To Ruiz-Joshua Card Weights From Indio: Elwin Soto 107.6, Edward Heno 108 Derek Chisora Brings Close Friend To Open Workout David Price in Top Form For Chisora Showdown Regis Prograis Showing Off His Moves For UK Crowd Josh Taylor Putting in Work For Regis Prograis Shakur Stevenson-Joet Gonzalez: Officials Selected By NSAC Chisora To Have Steve Broughton in Corner For Price Fight Prograis Remains Betting Favorite Despite Late Money On Taylor Canelo-Kovalev: Judges, Referee Approved By Nevada Commission Chris Eubank Jr. vs. Matt Korobov Finalized For Charlo-Hogan Sergey Kovalev Putting in Work For Canelo Showdown Jesse Hart vs. Joe Smith Jr. In Play, Jan. 11 In Atlantic City Besputin vs. Butaev - Monte Carlo Card Finalized, November 30 Canelo Alvarez vs. Sergey Kovalev - Movie Theater Information Abdukakhorov: Look Forward To Welcoming Spence Back To Ring Jermall Charlo To Dennis Hogan: I'm No Jaime Munguia! Team Haney: Seems Like The People Are Brainwashed By Bob Arum David Price: Dereck Chisora Fight Is My Time, Stars Will Align Moruti Mthalane: Yaegashi Is Going To Bring It Stephen Fulton Eager To Face Daniel Roman: I'd Knock Him Out! Memo Heredia Breaks Down Canelo vs. Kovalev Abel Sanchez: Canelo Can KO Kovalev Between Rounds 7 To 10 Yves Ngabu Very Confident of Shocking Lawrence Okolie Xander Zayas, Youngest To Ink With Top Rank, Talks Pro Debut Lomachenko Has No Issue With Facing Davis, Haney or Lopez White Could See Himself Working With Hearn in The Future WBC On Their Own In Battle With 'Pros Going To 2020 Olympics' Rosado: They Should've Given Me Jacobs Fight From The Rip Miguel Berchelt Ripped and Ready For Jason Sosa Clash Prograis: Taylor Is 'Crazy' If He Thinks I’m Scared Of Him Pulev, Ramirez, Imam, Flores Return on Herring-Roach Undercard Figueroa-Ceja, Nery-Rodriguez Officially Added To Wilder-Ortiz PPV Granados Pumped To Be Back at 140, Confident of Beating Easter Jacobs-Chavez Moving To 12/20, MGM Grand In Las Vegas Prograis: That Boxing S*** Don't Matter When It Comes To My Kids
Advertisement
Advertisement
Latest Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement