Next fight of Sergiy Derevyanchenko is not determined yet.
Ukrainian middleweight Sergiy Derevyanchenko (12-1, 10 KOs) said that negotiations would soon begin on organizing his fight against German Jack Culcay (25-3, 13 KOs) for the position of official contender for the IBF world title.
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.