NEW YORK, October 4, 2019 –Boxing’s pound-for-pound superstar attraction Gennadiy “GGG” Golovkin (39-1-1, 35 KOs) from Karaganda, Kazakhstan and Brooklyn-based Ukrainian challenger Sergiy Derevyanchenko (13-1, 10 KOs) tilted the scales a day before their highly-anticipated clash for the vacant IBF/IBO World Middleweight titles on Saturday, Oct. 5, live from Madison Square Garden in New York and streamed exclusively on DAZN.
Golovkin, who has worn a world championship belt every year since 2010, is looking to extend that streak into 2019. It is one of several highlights this fight season on DAZN – an entire fall featuring boxing’s biggest matchups in one of the best schedules in boxing history.
Also stepping on the scales today were undefeated super middleweight contender Ali Akhmedov (15-0, 11 KOs), from Almaty, Kazakhstan, undefeated super welterweight contender Israil Madrimov (3-0, 3 KOs) from Khiva, Uzbekistan, powerful super lightweight Ivan Baranchyk (19-1, 12 KOs) from Amursk, Russia, amateur standout Joe Ward – hailing from Athlone, Ireland and making his pro debut this Saturday in the Mecca of Boxing, and super middleweight Brooklyn brawler Nikita Ababiy (6-0, 5 KOs).
DAZN coverage will begin at 7 p.m. ET, with the main card starting at 9 p.m. ET.
12-Round IBF Middleweight Title Bout @ 160 lbs.
Gennadiy “GGG” Golovkin: 159.2 lbs.
Sergiy Derevyanchenko: 159 lbs.
10-Round WBA Inter-Continental Super Welterweight Title Bout @ 154 lbs.
Israil Madrimov: 153.4
Alejandro Barrera: 152.6
10-Round Super Lightweight Bout @ 140 lbs.
Ivan Baranchyk: 139.6
Gabriel Bracero: 140
12-Round WBC Silver International Super Middleweight Title Bout @ 168 lbs.
Ali Akhmedov: 167.2
Andrew Hernandez: 167.6
8-Round Catch Weight Bout @ 149 lbs.
Brian Ceballo: 148.6
Ramal Amanov: 148.4
8-Round Middleweight Bout @ 160 lbs.
Kamil Szeremeta: 159.4
Oscar Cortes: 160
6-Round Light Heavyweight Bout @ 175 lbs.
Joe Ward: 173.4
Marco Delgado: 173.8
6-Round Catch Weight Bout @ 162 lbs.
Nikita Ababiy: 160.6
Isiah Seldon: 159.4