Gennadiy Golovkin might meet Sergiy Derevyanchenko in an IBF-mandated middleweight title fight after all.
Thirteen months after the IBF stripped Golovkin of its 160-pound championship, Golovkin soon could find himself in position to fight for it again. And it might not require Canelo Alvarez to agree to face him a third time September 14.
Multiple sources have informed BoxingScene.com that the IBF could strip Alvarez of the 160-pound championship he won from Daniel Jacobs on May 4 if he doesn’t agree to make a mandatory defense versus Derevyanchnko next. The IBF sent Alvarez’s representatives a letter six weeks ago that instructed them to initiate negotiations with Derevyanchenko’s team to make that fight....
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