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What Does Gennady Golovkin Have Left After Thrilling Victory Over Sergiy Derevyanchenko?

Gennady Golovkin after his hard-fought win over Sergiy Derevyanchenko  (Photo: Matchroom Boxing)

Boxing: Gennadiy Golovkin vs Sergiy Derevyanchenko

By Chris Robinson

Gennady Golovkin found a way to overcome a determined Sergiy Derevyanchenko in a thrilling battle on Saturday night. The fight was for the vacant IBF and IBO middleweight titles, from Madison Square Garden in New York, with DAZN televising in the US and Sky Sports in the UK.

Golovkin and Derevyanchenko shared 12 brutal and memorable rounds with one another in what has to be considered one of the top fights of 2019. After scoring a knockdown in the first, Golovkin had to weather a fierce rally from Derevyanchenko for several rounds after, taking some punishing body and head shots along the way.