Derevyanchenko knocked out Johnson becoming a contender for the title

Деревянченко нокаутировал Джонсона, став  претендентом на чемпионский титул

Sergey Derevyanchenko

Ukrainian boxer won the eliminator against Toriano Johnson.

Ukrainian boxer Middleweight Sergey Derevyanchenko got an early victory over Toriano Johnson of the Bahamas.

After the opening rounds in which the opponents looked at each other, Derevyanchenko has become completely dominant in the ring and due to the faster work of hands, won round after round.

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In the second half of the fight Derevyanchenko several times was close to finish the fight early, but Johnson has shown incredible perseverance.

However, to determine the winner the judges ‘ notes is not reached. In the last, 12th round, Derevyanchenko caught Johnson’s perfect combination, finished brutalness left hook to the head – Coreano fell on the apron of the ring and the referee immediately gave the go-ahead on the completion of the fight – knockout.

Thanks to the victory over Johnson, Sergey Derevyanchenko has become a mandatory Challenger for the title of world champion under version IBF Middleweight title that currently has the Kazakhstan boxer Gennady Golovkin.

See also video of the knockout in a fight Derevyanchenko – Johnson.

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