Sergey Derevyanchenko Inks Pact With Al Haymon

By Rick Reeno

Al Haymon is finally starting to stock up on Eastern European talent. has been advised that Ukrainian middleweight prospect Sergiy Derevyanchenko (2-0, 1KO) has come on board with the influental adviser/manager. The Ukrainian fighter is promoted by Lou DiBella, who is close friends with Haymon.

Derevyanchenko competed in the 2008 Olympic games. He won a bronze medal at middleweight at the 2007 World Amateur Boxing Championships. In that competition, he lost a decision to current middleweight contender Matt Korobov, who goes for the WBO title against Andy Lee on December 13th.

He spent several years competing in the World Series of Boxing and was virtually unstoppable - going 22-1 in four WSB seasons. During his successful run, some dubbed him the "King of WSB."

Haymon works with over 130 fighters - including Floyd Mayweather Jr., Amir Khan, Leo Santa Cruz, Deontay Wilder, Omar Figueroa, Robert Guerrero, Adrien Broner, Marcos Maidana, Erislandy Lara, Errol Spence, Peter Quillin, Lucas Matthysse, Adonis Stevenson and many more.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Eastcoast on 10-26-2014

[QUOTE=285Kid;15053178]NBC will force Al to make good fights[/QUOTE] No they won't. He bought the air time (just like those companies who make infomercials), he can do whatever he wants with it so long as it conforms to their policies (ie.…

Comment by Crazylegs77 on 10-26-2014

Haymon has only been playing with only kings and queens, picking up a pawn to use. :lol1:

Comment by The Hammer on 10-26-2014

[QUOTE=LarryXXX;15053195]Hold up...i thought according to you Haymon was the devil..but now it is a good move??[/QUOTE]I never called him the devil. Where did I post that?

Comment by larryxxx.. on 10-26-2014

[QUOTE=Freedom2014;15052196]Good move for both Haymon and the talented Derevyanchenko, an exciting fighter who'll now be seen on Showtime.[/QUOTE] Hold up...i thought according to you Haymon was the devil..but now it is a good move??

Comment by Divine Hammer on 10-26-2014

wow what a waste.

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