On October 27 in New York Sergiy Derevyanchenko lost to Daniel Jacobs by split decision. One judge gave the victory to the Ukrainian 114-113, and the other two gave it to Jacobs - 115-112.
On October 27 Daniel Jacobs got split decision over Sergiy Derevyanchenko and became the IBF world middleweight champion. After 12 rounds, one of the judges gave the victory to Derevyanchenko 114:113, and the other two gave it to Daniel Jacobs - 115:112.
Sergiy Derevyanchenko of Ukraine commented on the defeat by split decision to Daniel Jacobs in the meeting for the vacant IBF belt. And Derevyanchenko expressed hope for a rematch.
Middleweight battle between Daniel Jacobs of US and Sergiy Derevyanchenko of Ukraine at Madison Square Garden in New York on October 27. The fight ended via split decision victory of Jacobs who captured vacant IBF title.
In the main event of the evening at the Madison Square Garden Theatre in New York, in the last boxing broadcast in the history of the HBO channel, Sergiy Derevyanchenko (12-1, 10 KOs) of Ukraine in a hard confrontation lost by split decision to Daniel Jacobs (35 -2, 29 KO), thus losing the chance to become the owner of the IBF championship belt, which was at the stake in this fight.