DiBella wins Johnson-Derevyanchenko purse bid
A purse bid procedure was held at IBF Headquarters on Tuesday to determine who will promote the IBF middleweight eliminator fight between IBF #1 rated Tureano Johnson (USA) and IBF #2 Sergiy Derevyanchenko (Ukraine). There were two bidders, DiBella Entertainment and Golden Boy Promotions. DiBella Entertainment bid $121,000.02 and Golden Boy Promotions bid $62,000.00. The purse bid split will be 50% to Johnson and 50% to Derevyanchenko.