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Gennadiy Golovkin will have “the edge” taken off him in this weekend’s “scrap” with Sergiy Derevyanchenko, predicts his rival Billy Joe Saunders.
Golovkin, 37, can regain the vacant IBF middleweight title against Derevyanchenko on Sunday (AEST).
Watch Gennady Golovkin v Sergiy Derevyanchenko on Sunday, October 6 from 12pm (AEST) on Fox Sports Channel 504.
“It’s a fight that, you could say, will not be skilful. It will be a scrap,” Saunders told Sky Sports.
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“This fight is not about standing back technically, ping ping ping. This will be crash, bang, wallop.
“It will be over quickly. Whoever the winner, it will be a war.
Top middleweights Gennadiy “GGG” Golovkin and Sergiy Derevyanchenko go head-to-head this weekend for the vacant IBF middleweight title. The clash will take place at Madison Square Garden in New York City on 6 October (AEST) and is shaping up to be one of for the ages, as both fighters are desperate to get their hands on the coveted title.
Golovkin vs Derevyanchenko will be available to watch live. Here’s everything you need to know about the boxing bout and how you can jump on a live stream.
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Golovkin vs Derevyanchenko: Who will win?
The history behind the vacant IBF middleweight title is fairly convoluted. Golovkin himself won it back in 2015 after defeating David Lemieux. He went on to defend it against big names like Kell Brook, Daniel Jacobs and Canelo Alvarez.
However, in Spring 2018, he was stripped of the title for not fighting IBF mandatory challenger Derevyanchenko. Despite some talk of Golovkin and Derevyanchenko coming face-to-face, the event didn’t pan out.
Meanwhile, Derevyanchenko, nicknamed The Technician, turned full pro in 2014. He won several fights before finally getting his crack at a world title at the end of last year. He fought Daniel Jacobs for the IBF middleweight title and lost.
The title went from Jacobs to Alvarez, who was stripped of it in August after failing to negotiate terms for a bout against Derevyanchenko. As a result, both Golovkin and Derevyanchenko should be pretty eager to win the upcoming bout.
Golovkin has the important advantage of experience, but both fighters have a chance to win the bout.
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Golovkin vs Derevyanchenko full fight card
While the headline event of the night is the highly-anticipated encounter between Golovkin and Derevyanchenko, boxing fans will be able to warm up with some interesting clashes. Here’s the complete fight card:
Gennadiy Golovkin vs Sergiy Derevyanchenko – Middleweight
Israil Madrimov vs Alejandro Barrera – Super Welterweight
Ivan Baranchyk vs Gabriel Bracero – Super Lightweight
Ali Akhmedov vs Andrew Hernandez – Super Middleweight
Brian Ceballo vs Ramal Amanov – Super Welterweight
Kamil Szeremeta vs Oscar Cortes – Middleweight
Joe Ward vs Marco Delgado – Light Heavyweight
Nikita Ababiy vs Isiah Seldon – Super Middleweight
How to watch Golovkin vs Derevyanchenko live
In Australia, the fight will only be available through Main Event. Foxtel and Optus with Foxtel customers can order it for $49.95. Then, they’ll need to tune in Sunday, October 6, from 12:00pm to catch the action live.
You can order the Golovkin vs Derevyanchenko fight from the Main Event website, the My Foxtel app, via remote or via phone. If you’re an Optus TV featuring Foxtel user you’ll need to do it by phone, which incurs a $2 booking fee.
A replay will be available at 1:00am AEST on Monday, 7 October. While Foxtel’s Main Event channel 521 usually broadcasts pay-per-view fights, this time fans who order Golovkin vs Derevyanchenko will have to tune in on Foxtel channel 504. That’s because GGG vs Derevyanchenko and UFC 243: Whittaker v Adesanya, another pay-per-view event, are broadcast live almost simultaneously.
Stream UFC action via ESPN
Fans will have to pay for both GGG vs Derevyanchenko and UFC 243: Whittaker v Adesanya to see the main cards live, but you can still enjoy a fair amount of fighting content via ESPN. This weekend, the channel will broadcast the preliminary card for UFC 243:
Welterweight: Jake Matthews vs. Rostem Akman
Welterweight: Callan Potter vs. Maki Pitolo
Women’s Featherweight: Megan Anderson vs. Zarah Fairn dos Santos
UFC fans can tune in live on ESPN on Sunday, 6 October, from 11am. ESPN is available with Foxtel IQ and Fetch pay TV subscriptions, or you can stream it with Foxtel Now. However, the most convenient way for sports fans to tune in is with Kayo Sports.
The multi-sport streaming platform offers coverage of over 50 sports from all over the world, has a user-friendly interface, and comes with features tailor-made with sports fans in mind. A Basic subscription costs $25/month and lets you watch on two screens at the same time, while a Premium subscription supports three simultaneous streams for $35/month. Either way, new subscribers get a 14-day free trial.
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The No Spoilers setting lets you hide scores when you’re running late, while Interactive Stats enables you to dive deep into a world of figures during games. You can read more about the service in our detailed Kayo Sports review.“This is a fight for Golovkin which will take the edge off him. It will put a bit more age on him.”
Unbeaten Saunders held the WBO middleweight championship when the other major divisional belts were Golovkin’s, but a fight to crown an undisputed champion never materialised.
Saunders, now the WBO super-middleweight champion, has since linked up with promoter Eddie Hearn and said at the time: “I’d fight Golovkin at whatever weight he wants. I could show people how easily I could beat him and out-box. I could do a better job than Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez.”
Golovkin’s only career defeat came to Canelo last year, after a draw in their first fight.
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Saunders has now identified Canelo, who first fights Sergey Kovalev on November 2, as his dream fight for next May’s Mexican holiday.
“I would take pleasure in ruining Cinco de Mayo for the Mexican fans,” Saunders said.
Kazakhstan’s Golovkin is also working with promoter Hearn, who still sees him in major fights next year.
Hearn said: “You’ve got Demetrius Andrade. I would love Demetrius Andrade to fight Golovkin or Canelo. We’ve got Saunders at 168 [lbs]. Has the ability to come back down to 160 [lbs]. Danny Jacobs is fighting at 168, but probably could still make 160. If those guys want to move up, you’ve got Callum Smith as well.
“I think the key in 2020 is get all those fights made. I would love to see Golovkin and Canelo, but ultimately Canelo will decide who he fights, and right now, Golovkin is not on that list frustratingly for us.”